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post #2 of (permalink) Old 08-24-2019
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Originally Posted by MustangMan96 View Post
Hey everyone, I have a 2016 mustang GT 36k miles with a Performance package. I have the torsen differential with 3.73 gears. Today I was changing the diff fluid and when I pulled the plug there was this piece of metal stuck to the magnet. Anyone have any ideas as to what this is?
It appears suspiciously like a "turning" produced by a cutting tool, like a drill bit. Likely a manufacturing chip which did not get removed during final cleaning. BTW, such a piece of metal is capable of breaking teeth off a ring gear.

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