After such conditions if the engine oil level is low, it would be advisable to change it completely. Tighten the drain bolt to just past hand tight or about 22 ft-lbs of torque. Spin off the old oil filter in the counter clockwise direction and allow the old oil to drain out for a few minutes. The truck is driven very mildly on hard surface roads about 1000 miles per month. Remove and replace the filter with a new one.
I did real well with it like that the last time, but last night I had a few tiny splatter dots where it bounced when hitting the drain pan. Did you get the locking differential? Paper towels are cheap, and I'll agree I like the sense of accomplishment. I just did this to my vehicle and it works. Be careful when you remove the oil drain bolt since the old oil may be hot enough to burn your fingers depending on how long you warmed up the engine. You may be able to access the drain bolt and oil filter without raising the front of the vehicle. I laugh when I see one coming my way. It could also cause overheating in the van if left unattended.
Before that and in our 2 Honda Accords I use Castrol 10-w30 every 3500 miles. The oil change light is triggered when the vehicle has counted down the expected life of your oil to zero. Move the used oil catch container over to just below the old oil filter. Turn the key on but don't start the car, depress the gas pedal completely to the floor three times within 5 seconds, turn key off and then start car. The silver metal oil drain bolt is located on the rear edge of the oil pan. Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset. The change oil light comes on and frequently on my 2001 Venture.
Many garages will check codes for free. Oils are like opinions, everybody seems to have one. I'm also using mobil 1 75w-90 in the diff with good results. Let me know if you can't get it. Within five seconds, press and release it again. Tilt the steering column down in order to gain… Drain the old oil from the engine, while warm.
Let me quess you lost your mileage numbers or your back lighting goes in and out. I usually just stomp on the gas peddle as fast as I can for 10 to 15 sec, the 3 times in 10 sec does not work, +1 Mine has to be stomped several times. This information is in that owner's manual. Be sure to record the oil change in your service records and check your driveway during the next few days for drops of oil that may indicate a leak from the oil drain bolt or the filter. The 2015 Tahoe boasts enhanced functionality, comfort and connectivity with a 4. Otherwise, you may have a bad fuse. Remove the oil filter and make sure the old gasket comes off.
The Additional Required Services — Normal are for vehicles that carry passengers and cargo within recommended limits on the Tire and Loading Information label, are driven on reasonable road surfaces within legal driving limits and use the recommended fuel. I stuff a rag between the pan and the skid plate to keep from getting oil all over the skid plate. Is your dip stick bone dry? Posted on May 11, 2010 I used to own an '02 Tahoe. Welcome to the forum and enjoy yourself here!!! I want it to last a long time and would like to know the best oil and filter to use. Turn the key to the off position. Turn the ignition off and start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.
It will get tighter when exposed to heat. I held it down for the correct time my manual says 3 times in 5 seconds then the change engine oil light is supposed to flash for 5 seconds then its reset. Chevrolet vehicles have featured oil change service lights for quite a few years. Removing the oil filler cap and pulling up the dipstick will help prevent a vacuum from forming and allow the old oil to drain out more quickly. If this does not work, just take it to Auto Zone and tell them you need to have your oil light reset.
Disconnect the battery for about 15 minutes and check again for a light. Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset. This method didn't work for me. I just reset it with my scanner now. If the oil change light does not turn off, turn the key to the off position and retry the process. You can possibly fry a computer with the power surge of reconnecting the battery.