. The 2005 Silverado has to available rear axles, standard and steerable. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2014-present. The truck has never been in 4 low. 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.
The more you can do on the outside the more comfortable you'll be while doing it. Fill with fluid: Look up the specs for your particular truck. Yes you can use the blue Autotrack fluid in all transfer cases. Helps to keep it clean and running free on those super cold mornings. Does this info sound correct? They can be placed into 4 wheel drive by push buttons instead of a manual lever.
I just wish I would have done the transfer case a bit sooner. Tighten the plug with the socket set. Once you have the top fill bolt out, then open the bottom bolt to drain the transfer case. Doesn't list an actual capacity. Fill using a fluid pump, by pumping the fluid into the fill hole. Of course this all depends on where your located in the world. Can anyone confirm that my front diff doesn't take 3 quarts? I can't find a reliable source anywhere that says my truck is supposed to take 2 or 3 quarts of front diff fluid.
It should take right around 1. Then put it all back together. New fluid starting to come out of the fill hole. It's a good idea to have the transfer case fluid replaced every 30,000 miles when replacing the automatic transmission fluid. There is a clutch pack inside the automatic transfer case that requires special friction modifiers. Here are some of the common issues complained about.
Approximate fluid refill capacity is approximately 1. I was surprised by how much, given that the truck only has 18,000 miles on it. Be prepared as the fluid will rush out quickly. Once it's dry, you can re-install it using the 18mm socket. Check for Leaks: Ensure the bolts are tight, and wipe up any residual fluid, to ensure there are no leaks. Transfer case fill plug circled in red. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2014-present.
The transmission in 2 whe … el dr. If you see any large chunks of metal, that is a sign you have internal damage somewhere in the transfer case and you'll need to rebuild it. To determine what kind and how much you need, you can either refer to your owner's manual, call your local dealership, or visit your local auto parts store as they can normally look it up as well. I did pull a guy out of a ditch when the truck was barely broken in around 1,000 miles. It's easier than changing your oil! Because frequent maintenance enhances the efficiency, performance and resale value of your car, we encourage you to follow our schedule. When I finished the second quart, fluid came pouring back out and I stuck my finger in and down and it felt full.
Cant i remove the transfercase and bolt the driveshaft right to the trans?. Step 2 — Drain fluid Before getting too far into it, you need to figure out whether or not you can fit under your truck. Open the top bolt first. Although, to the point above, the fluid was nice and red, and clean. Can anyone confirm that my front diff doesn't take 3 quarts? The 2500 models do not have this option. Z71Silvy -- I used Auto 4wd quite a bit last winter.
I am sure it is from break in. This fluid is a light blue color rather than the red color of the previous fluids and is the next generation Automatic Transfer Case Fluid. I live in Utah, and found two dealers online, which just referenced ordering from the Amsoil site for consumers Last edited by on Feb 15 2012, 7:44pm, edited 1 time in total. All the shavings I'm seeing here gives me reason to believe I should be doing my diffs and trans case far sooner than I was expecting to do them. While I had the plug out I took pictures of the amount of shavings and sludge on the magnetic drain plug. Someone told me the front diff took 3 quarts, but I only needed 2. What case do I have and what happens if you use the wrong lube? Please only post in this section if you have directions on how to do a modification, complete a task, or steps to take to resolve a problem.