I just changed the fuel filter and had the transmission fluid filter changed. I know some amount of gear wear is normal, but this seems excessive. On my 4X4's in the past, I've used synthetic gear fluid in the transfer case. In the video I do have the truck on a lift but these trucks are high enough off the ground that you can actually do this just by going right underneath the truck. Remove the 18 mm drain plug. If you have an all-wheel drive model, the transfer case is an integral part of the transmission. Brought to you by www.
You need an owner's manual to know what items to service and when, and for specifications. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro. If you do not have one, then I suggest you get one. Want to make it last? Now you want to refill it. Changing the transfer case fluid on your four-wheel drive or all-wheel drive can solve many problems.
This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2014-present. Loosen and remove the fill plug as well to allow the oil to drain quicker. If you change your filter, and flush the trans you will get everything out and can run synthetic safely. I plan to drive this truck until it drops so I guess I'll find out. My new to me 2015 truck has 30k on it.
You may want to double-check, but I'm almost positive the modern standard part-time transfer cases i. I usually put in couple quartz and then see where it goes from there. Transfer case fill plug circled in red. The transfer case functions by taking the output from the transmission and splitting that power into two driveshafts. Using a ratchet and socket, remove the transfer case fill -- upper -- plug first, and then the drain plug.
The coolant change out is 150k miles or five years which ever comes first. You need an owner's manual to know what items to service and when, and for specifications. That will keep the engine speed up a little, but… Servicing the transmission at home consists of dropping the trans pan and changing the filter within, replacing the pan with a new gasket some gaskets are reusable and refilling the trans with about 4 to 5 qts of fluid. The front and rear diffs were easy on mine as well, I did the rear around 150,000 and the front sooner around 120-130,000. Be prepared as the fluid will rush out quickly. Using a wrench or ratchet and socket, remove the filler plug.
Well, i took a look at it when it was up on the lift running and did not see or hear a shield rattle. Do these need to be done? We do every 30K or every fall, which ever comes first. Turned out my truck already had it since it's a 2002, but it was due for a change anyway. Approximate fluid refill capacity is approximately 1. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2014-present. Start with an 18mm socket ratchet or wrench and remove the drain plug on the back of the transfer case.
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. Position the drain pan under the transfer case. I just put the funnel right up there. If you have the autotrac. Clean any metal salt from the magnet on the drain plug. Ensure that the plugs and fasteners go back into their original holes, and use only the factory-authorized thread sealant. Here's how to replace it.
Reinsert the fill plug and tighten it with the socket set. This is in case you can't get the fill plug out. Some fluids are recommended over others because of the additives used could or do have a chemical reaction with the internal components of the assembly in that they have a corrosive effect on some metals Copper Corrosion used in that assembly. Wipe any spilled fluid from the transfer case with your shop rag. Chevrolet used a number of different transfer case models on their 2014 Silverado four-wheel-drive trucks, but the fluid replacement procedure for all models is the same. The more you can do on the outside the more comfortable you'll be while doing it. Wipe off the transfer case bolts.