That's one great thing Synthetic oil has going for it. You can't get this stuff at a Hess or small gas station. Apply a thin coat of oil to the new … filter gasket. My dad who has been building engines since his teens he used to drag race a trans am and taught me everything I know about engines, says that synthetics are trash and don't stand up as well. Will burn the tires off or drag 12,000 pounds around no problem. Steel Green Metallic replaces Carbon Flash Metallic as an exterior color.
I still own a 1958 Apache 4x4 I built! Sorry, this is probably a already discussed a million times but thanks in advance. OnStar, delete Tire Pressure Monitoring System does not apply to spare tire. This seemed to temporarily solve the problem for awhile but the truck continues to consume 4-5 quarts in approximately 4000-4500 miles. At first, they were fairly friendly. So I hope in 3 more years this does not happen again when my extended warranty is no longer in effect. It all started with a check engine light, a week ago Monday , I was 300 miles from a regularly scheduled oil change so I had the wife take it to the dealership.
Remove the oil filter and make sure the old gasket comes off. The Silverado comes in regular, extended and crew-cab versions. The viscosity number is also listed on the oil filler cap. Since you have a new truck, I would definitely use 5W-30 but unlike starspangled I would recommend using a conventional oil. Answer The engine size as well as a little more about the Truck model would have helped.
I plan to put an aftermarket air intake and exhaust on the truck. You gotta use it in the 11 and newer vehicles or else they can deny warranty. That will have those oil lovers peeved They are as good as or better that the dexose standard. You can also run 10w30,or even the diesel oil 15w40. If the vehicle is in a crash, the air bags may not deploy, increasing the risk of occupant injury. Edited April 28, 2011 by Dave4x4 learned some more about Dexos oil tonight by listening to another podcast of the local weekend auto show.
I have always been a Chevy truck owner and I rely on my trucks. You can set these to go from mild to wild. Performance may also suffer when the truck enters this mode. Air bags, seat-mounted side-impact, driver and right-front. The Silverado comes in regular, extended and crew-cab versions.
The maintenance section will tell the oil type as well. So I hope in 3 more years this does not happen again when my extended warranty is no longer in effect. All configurations are available in two- or four-wheel drive. More than likely 5 quarts: 5w30 Check your owners manual for the exact amount and weight Start the engine and check for leaks. Roof-mounted side curtain and seat-mounted side-impact airbags are now standard on all half-ton models.
The truck had approximately 17,000 miles on it. Roof-mounted side curtain and seat-mounted side-impact airbags are now standard on all half-ton models. More than likely 5 quarts: 5w30 Check your owners manual for the exact amount and weight Start the engine and check for leaks. The aggressive update backfired when the 2008 oil shock and subsequent financial crisis hit. The Silverado gets the latest OnStar 9. I checked the oil this weekend and I had to add 2.
We'll make sure your car gets the right oil at the right price, because your wallet needs to be satisfied too. It is unknown how many trucks are affected and what the cut-off is for those protected by the updated warranty - if you are experiencing issues, we suggest pressing the issue with your local dealership. Z85 is tuned for enhanced handling and trailer towing. The Z60 street package has 20-inch wheels. The truck had approximately 17,000 miles on it. Running the diesel oil in your big block … truck wouldn't hurt. Reset my oil life and now coming up on 11000 and almost time to change again and will use mobil 1 again.
Standard 6-foot, 6-inch and long 8-foot cargo beds are available on regular and extended cabs, while the crew cab gets a short 5-foot, 9-inch bed. I called the service person assigned to my truck and she explained to me that the 1 cylinder had fouled the plug due to an oil consumption issue? What is your opinion of the Diablosport programmers? When you visit your neighborhood Firestone Complete Auto Care, you can bet you're getting the best oil type for your 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Units Affected 739 We're 12 months into this long-term loan, and it seems like everyone around here knows that our time with the Silverado is growing short. Also, I went with the Napa Gold oil filter which I learned about on another thread. Any pick-up truct magazine will have venders. In between my second oil change and prior to the scheduled oil change I discovered the engine was approximately 2-quarts low. My truck ran perfectly till this issue.
I have Never added oil to this truck since I have owned it. I was thinking of changing it myself instead of taking it to the dealership and not sure on what type and how much oil to us and what oil filter to use. Also, I went with the Napa Gold oil filter which I learned about on another thread. I encourage you to do your own research on the conventional vs synthetic debate and form your own opinion, but my last argument for conventional is, don't to let the dinosaurs die in vain buy conventional oil! No plow not a contractor. The conversation ended very shortly after that because I asked questions that she could not answer… I went down to the dealership a couple days ago to talk tobthem about the repairs to fully understand the repairs.