I would like to complete the 4 run grand slam. Do not use adhesives, cements or sealants on the gasket. Do not allow anyone to flush the system. When servicing your transmission, make sure to replace your filter and pan seal. For more comfortable trips and worry-free automotive fixes, change components the moment they exhibit symptoms of failure.
Properly discard the old filter. . The pan will not come down as the shift link bracket interferes. Remove the plug using the ratchet set and drain the fluid into the pan. You can drain the torque converter by turning the engine on for about three seconds.
A new filter will keep the oil flowing at the right pressure and free of contaminants that accelerate wear and cause internal damage. Carefully place pan on the transmission, making sure the gasket is lined up and flat. Changing the transmission filter will take about 45 minutes. Watts1211 answered about a month ago Just put in exactly how much you take out. Replace the clips or bolts where necessary.
The silverado did not have a 5. A two hour job turned into 8 hours plus 4 trips to a parts store for tools and parts. All-in-all, I should have taken it in to a shop but I wanted to see first hand what was in the pan. Careful not to scar any of the surfaces while you do this. All posts in here are put up for all to read and gain information on how to do something to their silverado or sierra. Some will be left in the tqconverter and you will never know exactly how much unless you take the trans off and pull the converter out and empty it.
Your transmission filter keeps the fluid in your transmission clean and free of debris. Wipe the area with a clean rag. If you trap fluid with the gasket, you will have a leak that can only be fixed by dropping the pan again. Not an auto repair expert? My Tahoe has a deep pan which required a different filter. So you may need 6-8 quarts just add a little at a time. A 2005 Z71 is a full size General Motors pick-up truck with an eight-cylinder engine. If anyone is planning to do pan drop and filter change in the near future, please consider doing a write up and posting it to the forum.
In addition to the above: I couldn't gain access to the Torx bolts securing the cable bracket. After the materials are removed, make sure the sealing surfaces are very clean and smooth. Makes servicing this easy, when the pan is off get a small magnet in there and a magnetic drain plug. You've come to the right place to get affordable quality Automatic Transmission Filters for your Chevy Silverado 1500. However, many times, we end up neglecting the transmission or paying too much because we do not know how to do it ourselves. What you are supposed to do is go to a lube place and have them hook the trans cooling lines up to a machine that filters, and cleans the flui … d. I took the Tahoe in a few months ago for this service but they talked me into a flush.
If my how to gets approved, I will post a link to it in this thread. According to Chevy maintenance guidelines, you should change the automatic transmission fluid in your Silverado every 30,000 miles if you use it under normal operating conditions. Your owners manual tells you exactly what the fluid capacity is for a pan change and a complete change. When components are kept in their poor or broken state,they only risk harming other surrounding portions of the motor vehicle. There are no bolts there. More than likely 5 quarts: 5w30 Check your owners manual for the exact amount and weight Start the engine and check for leaks.
Drain ~one quart out may have to just loosen pan if no drain plug 4. Remove the drain plug from the oil pan and allow all oil to drain out. 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. Changing only the fluid in the pan will normally be only … a couple of quarts. Repeat steps 2-11 until fluid becomes clean Once it's clean, pull pan again. Start up, monitor fluid level 10. Minimum throttle and let it shift through all ranges.
Replacing the filter as soon as you notice a problem can save your transmission. Pour in the proper amount and weight of oil. Make certain that you wear eye protection, don't let anyone smoke around it and take every possible precaution to keep the fuel from igniting and from getting on you. You need to change all the fluid which requires a more involved change. Sludge is never good, anywhere. If you replentish the additives by replacing 50% of the fluid, you are further ahead. The available V8 engines were 5.
Then u buy a new filter that comes ith a gasket and seal it back up. Take the housing off and change the thermostat. You are getting about half. Turn off truck, consume beer 11. Hint, the amount that comes out is pretty close to what you'll need to put back in.