When I finished the second quart, fluid came pouring back out and I stuck my finger in and down and it felt full. Usually, Chevy transfer cases are chain driven, but you may find some exceptions. Check for Leaks: Ensure the bolts are tight, and wipe up any residual fluid, to ensure there are no leaks. We guarantee you, our customer, that all of our remanufactured transfer cases have been rebuilt using only the highest quality, high impact, replacement components. Hey Guys - I have a quick question - I think I have the 243 transfer case. I've never changed the differential or front axle fluid, and I've never changed the fluid in the transfer case. From the Silverado to the Blazer, we have the most popular Chevy transfer cases on hand and in stock.
The bulk of miles on this truck are low weight highway runs, so the brakes get, well, a break. This article applies to the Chevrolet. Other than that it's been a pretty dependable set of wheels. I am sure it is from break in. Put the truck on ramps: You do not have to do this--you can probably get under the truck without this, but it makes moving around underneath a lot easier, especially if you are a bigger guy, like me. I would just drive it a while then let it sit a while on a good level surface and check it again. In summer, I used it a couple times on a slick boat ramp.
I can't find a reliable source anywhere that says my truck is supposed to take 2 or 3 quarts of front diff fluid. Automotive transfer cases and transmissions do not share fluid. We'll provide you with a fast, convenient quote right over the phone. Instead of purchasing one from just any old store, opting to make your purchase with TransferCaseShop. First drop drive shaft use blaster spray around nut inside yoke then remove yoke this will release the pinion gear in step three. Even some of the older vehicles, 1990. The driveshaft going towards the rear of the truck powers the rear axle, and the driveshaft going to the front powers the front axle.
Unless you installed an aftermarket one yourself, it is an open diff. If so, then it might be time to replace the power steering pump. Transfer case fill plug circled in red. Butch 02 Sierra Denali Thats great news - thanks Butch!! You may have a bit of leakage, depending on how full the case is. Overall, I'd say that's pretty low usage. Have a drain pan underneath, capable of holding a minimum of 2 quarts of fluid. Fill out the form for a free quote or give us a call at.
The transfer case controls whether you are in four-wheel drive or in two-wheel drive, so it's important to make sure it's maintained properly. I changed the transfer case fliuld out of my truck at 46K and the drain plug looked like that, also the fluid was fairly red. If so, then it might be time to replace the power steering pump. I bought the fliud really cheap. The transfer case functions by taking the output from the transmission and splitting that power into two driveshafts. Contact Us Today Now is the time to make your move. There is a plug up on the side of the housing close to where the driveshaft bolts to the front of the housing.
Contaminated fluid will decrease the life of the transfer case and should be replaced. The dealers put it in any transfer case that has a noise complaint and it usually fixes it. I had changed all my fluids tranny, engine, both diffs, transfer case to royal purple fluid. If you check the actuator and it doesn't move at all, check the vacuum, if it's not getting vacuum, check the switch on the top driver's side of the transfer case. 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.
Or should I just leave well enough alone? Hi Guys, in this video we show how to change Transfer Case Fluid on a 2014 Silverado 1500. Mine 2000 blazer is under the battery. Some fluids are recommended over others because of the additives used could or do have a chemical reaction with the internal components of the assembly in that they have a corrosive effect on some metals Copper Corrosion used in that assembly. You need to be safe under there. Probably going to service it this summer, and was thinking of changing to that. Want to make it last? Remember, on a rear end without a drain plug allways remove the fill plug first. Busted the pinion gear around 120K miles.
Although, to the point above, the fluid was nice and red, and clean. It compensates front to rear just as an axle differential compensates left to right. I threw my receipt away and I forget how much it cost, but it was priced similarly to other premium full synthetic fluids. It sends vacuum to the actuator. Put in re-manufactured transfer case.