A bit more expensive but I'm assured of having fresh fluid in the trans. The truck has never been in 4 low. Does anyone know about how many quarts I need for each one? Be prepared as the fluid will rush out quickly. Advance didn't show shallow pan on their computer Removed all bolts. Although, to the point above, the fluid was nice and red, and clean. These numbers on an oil container show its viscosity, or thickness.
Cracked fill plug first then took bolts out to pull cover off. So, hopefully the magnet picked up the majority of the metal. Cracked fill plug first then took bolts out to pull cover off. I don't have a problem with mine, no shuddering or anything, or noise for that matter. If I do this I'll be sure to post a quick how to. Have a drain pan underneath, capable of holding a minimum of 2 quarts of fluid. Follow these simple steps to change your fluid: 1.
Ensure that the plugs and fasteners go back into their original holes, and use only the factory-authorized thread sealant. Is a Vortec Max considered a 1500hd or not? Want to make it last? For Application Questions Please Call Surefire 800-790-9094. I felt no difference between the 2, or 3 if you include the stock fluid. Tag: 12587651, 19125650, 24243562, 24247208, 24250862, 24252681, 24256218, 24256473. I've changed mine twice now! But a transfer case doesn't have an elaborate pressure oil system like a auto trans. I have no idea where the check or fill is on mine as well, but i'll find out.
Note the condition of the drain bolt: Mine had a significant amount of metal shavings on the magnetic drain bolt. After letting it seep for an hour. Figured I'd give a quick post on how I changed my fluids for those looking for how easy and beneficial it is. Probably going to service it this summer, and was thinking of changing to that. Took Passenger side heat plate off two screws , removed shift cable from bracket and used a pry bar to move bracket back a few millimeters to allow pan to drop. Changed front diff drain and fill bolts both located on drivers side Had to use an impact to remove fill bolt.
Maby mine has the same problem. Fill with fluid: Look up the specs for your particular truck. Here are some of the common issues complained about. Depending on your size, you may be able to slide under the truck fine; otherwise, you may need to put the truck on car ramps to give yourself a bit more room. This is in case you can't get the fill plug out. They are basically open case resevoirs although the transfer case does have a simple oil pump system of sorts. New fluid starting to come out of the fill hole.
Want to make it last? Fluid pump tube inserted in the fill hole. Using a foot-pound torque wrench and socket, tighten the drain plug to 13 foot-pounds. The transfer case functions by taking the output from the transmission and splitting that power into two driveshafts. Position the drain pan under the transfer case. It have very little odor to it at all.
Verify that the oil pressure signal light turns off when the engine speed is 1000 rpm or above. Fluid Exchange is important for your powertrain, don't neglect it. The front differential drain plug was fuzzy, but there were no chunks of metal only the shavings so I assume this is normal. I've had my other vehicle backflushed by the dealer. Apply a coat of sealant to the threads of the drain plug and install it in the transfer case.
Flushing is just a way for them to make more money from you. Or should I just leave well enough alone? By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2014-present. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2014-present. Please only post in this section if you have directions on how to do a modification, complete a task, or steps to take to resolve a problem. Open the top bolt first. Mixing the fasteners or using non-approved locking or sealing compounds can lead to fastener damage and failure.