I have the same truck as you only an extended cab. I then asked him if that included a new filter. Probably going to service it this summer, and was thinking of changing to that. Job Done - remove yourself and your tools from under your truck. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2007-2013. And each time, a complete fluid exchange and filter change. We can help free knowledgeable technical support! I have however read that the transmission fluid can by a failure of a seal cause this to occur.
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. If the fluid goes bad or gets low, it can't do its job as well which can lead to damaging the gears inside the transfer case. To begin, park your truck on a level surface and crawl underneath the driver's side below the gas tank , look forward, and spot the transfer case fill and drain plugs: Once you have located both the fill and drain plugs, place your drain pan under the transfer case, remove the upper fill plug, then the lower drain plug to relieve the old fluid from the housing. I've changed mine twice now! The front jacking point is located at the center of the front frame crossmember and the rear jacking point is located at the center of the rear differential housing. Then the bulb replacement is obvious.
Hand pump installed on first fluid bottle. The output is on the driver-side with center rear output. I never had this occur to me or seen this. Chevrolet gave customers many options on all three versions of the 2005 Silverado, so knowing the correct fluids to add to the truck components is imperative. I have called another dealership to confirm and he said the blue stuff, the stuff in it is red.
Here's how to change the transfer case oil. From what I understand, 2 quarts of fluid will fill tranfer case to the bottom of fill hole. Select the parts you require from the the list below and give us a call, See the complete line of products that we can provide at. Hey Guys, Doing a major service on my truck and Owners Manual says, Dextron 6 for the Transfer Case. This unit has a couple of engineering design problems, the oil pump can wear a hole in the rear case half, we recommend as part of your preventative maintenance program to install our machined aluminum case protector to save major repairs.
Don't forget to use or make a new gasket… the light above the headlamp snaps out after releasing a small plstic tab. Here are some of the common issues complained about. I felt no difference between the 2, or 3 if you include the stock fluid. In addition to driving the two axles separately, the transfer case allows the vehicle to lock the front and rear differentials. The 2005 Silverado with four-wheel drive uses 80W-90 gear oil.
I do my diffs every 30k, Trans and transfer case every 60k and oil every 4k. From what I understand, 2 quarts of fluid will fill tranfer case to the bottom of fill hole. Here's how to change the transfer case oil. You can even get QuadraSteer, which would be awesome. I threw my receipt away and I forget how much it cost, but it was priced similarly to other premium full synthetic fluids. By - June 3, 2015 This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2007-2013.
Underneath the transmission, you should see the bolts holding the pan to the bottom of the transmission. I can only put in about 1. I always use a transmission specific shop in my area for my trans fluid and filter changes. If the fluid goes bad or gets low, it can't do its job as well which can lead to damaging the gears inside the transfer case. For those that are picky about all the fluid not being changed then all you have to do is drain it twice and put all new in its place. The filter may have a few bolt s holding it to the transmission. The driveshaft going towards the rear of the truck powers the rear axle, and the driveshaft going to the front powers the front axle.
Drain and replace differential fluid immediately if the axle is submerged in water. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2014-present. I am getting my 03 Sierra quadrasteer ready for the summer beach trip, and I plan on changing the front differential and transfer case fluids. At some point, something will go wrong. If you don't, this is right around hand tight. I did, front, rear and t-case all yesterday. Here are some of the common issues complained about.