Once removed, put in your brass fitting. After several iterations of doing this, I've removed approximately 2. I was simply assuming that the vehicle did something to trigger that. I also had to remove the neutral switch assembly in which I broke trying to unplug the wiring harness. The job usually cleans the fluid and filter and they charge you about a hundred-dollars The above is a great idea if you trust a minimum wage talking ape. Be careful when you lower the pan, there will still be a little fluid left in there. Changing only the fluid in the pan will normally be only … a couple of quarts.
I feel like I am going to break the radiator before I get the bolt to move. If the transmission fluid level on your Silverado 1500 is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. It will be much less messy. A two hour job turned into 8 hours plus 4 trips to a parts store for tools and parts. Do not allow anyone to flush the system. I don't remember when I last changed mine. Back to the flush procedure.
I'm having a hard time justifying a trip to the dealer for overpriced tranny fluid. This procedure with allow you to flush all the fluid from the tranny, converter, lines, cooler, etc. After my 3rd transmission I don't even check anymore I couldn't care less if it fell out. Anyone have any experience with mixing the two? This should work on any Chevrolet pick up truck made in the 1980s or 1990s. 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.
I am simply trying to be more diligent about my automotive maintenance and tackle the things I can myself. Save me a ton of cash from the dealer for the maintenance come spring time. The shift linkage is located on the driver's side of the trans. The filter is located inside the pan which must be removed. Let's turn our attention to the pan.
At this point, it meets both given the temperature condition, although it required far less fluid than it should. Would it be possible to remove the fluid from the trans if vacuum is applied to the cooler line since I have a fluid evacuator already? You may have to twist it a little. I chose to replace it. The way you do it, you have to empty and fill 3 times or so. .
So to help with the fluid in the tranny pan, you can go ahead and pump out the fluid down there. Your owners manual tells you exactly what the fluid capacity is for a pan change and a complete change. Oil Change Engine Oil Type 5W30 Engine Oil Capacity 4. However, I'm afraid to do it on mine. An easy way to check, I suppose, is to remove the cooler line from the upper radiator connection and run the engine for a few seconds to see if it flows through the tube. Total mileage on trans is 188,000.
Hopefully I'll be doing a hydroboost swap tomorrow waiting on Fedex. Careful not to scar any of the surfaces while you do this. It may take a squirt of pb blaster, but in my experience they should pop loose. I took the Tahoe in a few months ago for this service but they talked me into a flush. It should look like this.
When it is holding to the bottom of the hot range as it approaches operating temperature, take it for a spin. Bought it used so i don't know what kind would be in it now and im not doing a flush so i would only be changing about 5 quarts. Perhaps my little rant is unnecessary, I just figure that after that last thread, everyone wants to think of my as the guy who doesn't know jack crap about cars. As I said about 100 times in that thread, I was recalling a specific instance with my Impala. Then, route the tubing and tape it to the bucket to secure it. There's a cold line and hot line. Next, attach one end of your clear tubing and use the hose clamp to secure it and to ensure no leaks.