At this point, you're going to start flushing the system. Mine didn't feel like cooperating. Remove the old transmission filter. This can cause slippage and eventual burnout of the transmission. The filter has fluid in it, so be sure to keep your catch pan in place to keep it from spilling.
Overfilling the transmission with too much transmission fluid can also cause damage to your Silverado. I already know how and have done it on several of my vehicles but for some reason seeing someone else do it always makes me feel like a lazy bastard and gets me motivated. And your partially correct on the filters. Doug, If they recommended against changing the filter, you need not return to that shop. The introduction of a few quarts of new fluid should be enough to replenish the additives when done regularly.
The fluid usually starts to look brownish. Tranny fluid is great stuff; works good lasts a long time. The bottom of the seal should be flush with the bottom of the hole. Some folks use a pry bar to move the shift linkage out of the way to drop the pan, but I chose to remove the rear screw and loosen the front screw on the bracket so I wouldn't damage anything. Pull the dipstick straight up and out of the transmission filler neck. It did appear the truck was used for some towing duties it certainly has all the right options.
When hot, check and fill to line on dipstick. Of course, you cannot determine the condition of the fluid by just looking at it. Then, route the tubing and tape it to the bucket to secure it. However, on your truck, the filter media is made of a paper product very similar to the media in an engine oil filter. Transmission fluid enables your car to change equipment without damaging internal parts or making abrasion — all who are an essential part of your drive. This practice can stir up alot of debris especially in a previously neglected trans that wouldn't ordinarily create a problem. Turn off truck, consume beer 11.
Stick magnet in pan at this time be sneaky, like the ninja 6. At this point, I'll go over how to change the filter. I got a tranny service done Aamco about 4 months ago, and no problems About how much did they charge? Watch the tube until you see bubbles or hear a bubbling sound and immediately shut the truck off. Let's just say that that metal ring is in there tight and I bent the tool before the ring came flying out with one last desperate yank. I take back the first comment I made, the manuals say nothing about flushes. Doug, If they recommended against changing the filter, you need not return to that shop.
Make sure you will not overfill it. Here's what the filter seal looked like once I got it out. Drain ~one quart out may have to just loosen pan if no drain plug 4. The 2005 Silverado has three manual transmission options: five-speed with low gear, five-speed without low gear and six-speed. Breaks loose a bunch of gunk and gums up the passages.
It needs to seal tightly around the filter. Some just inspect it and leave it alone if it looks good. Let's turn our attention to the pan. Service and Cost of Changing the Transmission Fluid The cost for replacing manual transmission fluid and automatic transmission fluid may vary. You'll see the seal that matches the one in the kit. By the time you see the fluid smells odd or has a black or brown color, and then problems have already taken place.
Hopefully I'll be doing a hydroboost swap tomorrow waiting on Fedex. Next, attach one end of your clear tubing and use the hose clamp to secure it and to ensure no leaks. I picked up a 5 gal bucket and lid from Home Depot. Although I've never had a problem. These bolts should be just tight enough to seal the pan, but don't apply too much force to the ratchet or you can strip the bolt threads. The capacity of the trans is 23 or 24 quarts.
Place the new gasket onto the transmission pan, then mount the pan back in place. Here is how to change the transmission fluid and filter on a Chevrolet pick up truck. Transmission fluid helps lubricate your transmission. Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level. It mounts directly above the filter itself, inside the vertical hole that you disengaged the filter from when you pulled it off. Torque them to 97 in-lbs. You'll do this a total of 3 times.