Synthetic 75w-90 in the rear and regular ole' 80w-90 in the front. You need an owner's manual to know what items to service and when, and for specifications. The filter is located inside the pan which must be removed. Soak the threads down with penetrating fluid or use an Acetylene torch to heat the nuts up and loosen them up. Keep in mind that I am the 3rd owner of this truck. Be careful not to overfill the transmission when you put transmission fluid in it, as it may cause damage.
A little more than half a quart. Then remove the 20 or so bolts holding the pan up. I am going to change my underwear every 3 days no matter what they say. It is not recommended to drop the pan and remove the filter to do this because you will actually only be able to remove and replace less than half the fluid. An 1999 Chevrolet Silverado transmission can come in two different types, a manual or an automatic.
In addition to the above: I couldn't gain access to the Torx bolts securing the cable bracket. This number reflects max tow capacity with good tires proper rating and good condition with all suspension components in good used condition. Changing only the fluid in the pan will normally be only … a couple of quarts. Removing the nuts on the exhaust manifold studs can be difficult. I omitted this step since no leaks had occurred and I had the car since new, and accurately measured the amount pumped out and replaced with the same amount.
First, check with any and all car manufacturers. Tighten any other bolts that you may have loosened or removed and set the truck down on the ground. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2014-present. If you have nice red fluid you should be good to go. It would take a long time as power would be greatly limited. I got a tranny service done Aamco about 4 months ago, and no problems About how much did they charge? If you want to change engine oil, for instance, by yourself and save a couple of bucks you need to know how much this fluid engine oil is needed for Chevrolet Silverado 1999.
I'm thinking that if it's less than a quart, it's probably no big deal. Changing break fluid in Chevrolet Silverado 1999 is also is a simple task. Can't remember the name though but it helps shudder and has an additive for seals and trans parts. Use pliers to pull the seal out. And the so-called flushing has many detractors, many who say there is a good chance of engine destruction because of the flushing process. All and all its not a fun job.
If you only want to replace your transmission pan, you can skip down to the Step 6. Drive your truck for a short time, and recheck the fluid to be sure it is at the level called for. The transmission in that truck is 4L60-E and they have a habit of doing this from ware. It is held from above by two torx head cap screws. Does the pushbuttons include a round button that says 'Auto 4wd'? You don't want to introduce that much highly detergent transmission fluid into the tranny at once.
When adding, be sure to fill to the appropriate level, as recommended in user manual for your Chevrolet Silverado 1999. This should work on any Chevrolet pick up truck made in the 1980s or 1990s. The motor drives the pump the torque converter , and it compresses the tran … smission fluid which in turn drives the clutch assembly. Follow us on - - This site is not owned or operated by General Motors Company. Oil looked really bad and old.
Start a couple of bolts by hand to hold it up. It cannot be flushed clean. Remove the bottom pan from the transmission to drain the transmission fluid out of your Chevrolet pick up trucks transmission, clean the pan out carefully, replace the transmission filter, Install the new gasket, and both the transmission pan back in place. Step 4 — Remove and replace filter The filter is not bolted in, but rather it is held up by the seal in the transmission case. Do you remember how much fluid it took to top it off? I'm thinking that if it's less than a quart, it's probably no big deal.
An 1999 Chevrolet Silverado transmission has smaller gears which allow a quick acceleration and then the gears are changed when the vehicle reaches highway speeds. Breaks loose a bunch of gunk and gums up the passages. If not, how can I tell which I have? Clean fluid is essential to making the transmission last. Add f … luid through the fill hole accessed by removing the red plug on top driver's side of trans near the air cleaner. The same happens in reverse. It would go into 4 wheel drive if the message center did not display the Service 4 Wheel Drive message in the message center, but not when the message was displayed.