Yes but it will last about 5 minutes. If you are simply doing a pan drop, filter change, and refill, the last one I did took roughly 6 quarts including the quart of Lucas Trans treatment I put in it - I will stand by Lucas products. Upon sitting parked for around 1 hour, the trans is fine until you apply torque to it again. Fill slowly so it does not make a mess and you should be good. Try the filter and fluid change to see if it helps. This car has gone in for dealer service every 3,000 miles.
The transmission suddenly went up while driving at 35 mph. Could I be wrong though? Then when my vehicle runs more than 30 miles, when it comes to a total stop and start driving again the gear slips from 1st to 2nd and remaining gears shift normally. The engine in your 1998 Chevrolet Tahoe should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. I feel that if I was in heavy traffic driving at 55-65 mph in any of the above instances a serious accident could have occurred. The vehicle was not under warranty either. If it was a four speed from a 93 and up model, it's a 4L60-E, which is what your 97 Tahoe would have, and it would be compatible. The only way to add the proper amount of fluid is to follow the procedure completely.
Just make sure you are getting the transmission dipstick and not the engine oil dipstick. Some oil additives have been known to 'foam'. If this vehicle has a standard transmission the fill plug would be located under the vehicle directly on the transmission. Too much fluid or too little will be deadly to your transmission. Brakes- while my husband was driving, he lost brakes on the car. Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level.
I just fixed a 99 tahoe that had a clunk when slowing down by braking or sometimes it wouldn't clunk until letting off the brake. Suffice it to say, the manual suggests only adding transmission fluid after checking the hot transmission fluid level where it is found to be low. I read somewhere that it may be the slip yoke but I have no idea what a slip yoke is and I can't find a decent diagram online. RainRider nickname from riding motorcycle - get caught in the rain a lot. Answer: P1870-component slipping, can be caused by a problem in the valve body, but with that many miles on it, it may just be time to overhaul because of slipping components, The condition of the fluid-if burnt, means trans. As for the tranny issue, the only thing I would recommend doing, would be to get a fluid and filter change done on it. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Tahoe, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem.
When adding transmission fluid to your Tahoe, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. It has been returned to the dealer for corrective action. Start at 5 oclock… theres no such thing as a 93 Tahoe first of all. These problems have been with this vehicle since purchase. When adding transmission fluid to your Tahoe, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. I was driving along and a very loud noise was coming from the car- it sounded like the rear-end, and the car became suddenly undriveable.
I asked the dealer if there was a recall on this, and they said there was not. If anyone knows of a good site for this kind of information, or if you can help me figure this one out, I would really appreciated it. At all service intervals the only mention of the rearend is to check the fluid level. Run the engine to distribute and warm the fluid, then check the level again, topping up if necessary. The bolt pattern is the same however the gear ratios are different as well as the internal components are lighter in a V6 application,. If the air conditioning system in your vehicle needs refrigerant, be sure the proper refrigerant is used. Plus, all of our Chevy Tahoe automatic transmission parts are available with convenient Same Day Store Pickup when you shop with us online.
I was under the truck earlier today check the U-joints and the transfer case fluid and the transmission fluid, and I can't seem to find anything wrong. Add the proper fluid as required thru the dipstick tube if needed. Start at 5 oclock position this is 1 now going clock wise 8 then 2 4 6 around back to driver side 5 3 7 then back to 1 Cyl 1 3 5 7 are driver side front to back 2 4 6 8 are passenger side front to back V-8 I assume? The dip stick has 4 notches, you will be filling the trans up to the level in-between the lower two notches as your car will be cold. I believe the fluid psi solenoid is bad. I'll have to check out the new design yoke.
When they do that, they don't even have to pull the pan. I asked the dealer if there was a recall on this, and they said there was not. You can change your fluid at least 3 different ways. I have a 98 tahoe. I will be changing the filter tomorrow, but would like your opinion. Use a small thin funnel and add it right through the place the dipstick came out of.
The risks on doing so is that the detergents in the new transmission fluid may wash up any impurities within the transmission,thus causing early transmission failure by clogging up the pump. As far as I know, you have to have a transmission that is 98 or newer. Replace the plug using new seal. Like many cars, the automatic transmission fluid is poured directly into the same tube the transmission dipstick is located. I would think that made more noise under a lad rather than slowing, But not sure. This would best be done on a lift. Checked fluid, full, and clean red.
This has been carried out by the dealer for the first 45,000 miles. The hard shifts are most likely caused by the line pressure being raised to compensate for a slipping component. If the transmission fluid level in your Tahoe is low, you need to add transmission fluid through the dipstick tube. He thought he was rearended it was so loud. It has been returned to the dealer for corrective action. My recent experience with taking my recently purchased 96 Tahoe to the dealer for this same clunk is in line with 96tahoeguy's response.