Come back, let it cool, and then re-check those bolts to the correct torque. I'm hoping to see 200K out of my Silverado. Hey Guys, Doing a major service on my truck and Owners Manual says, Dextron 6 for the Transfer Case. Yeah, been there, done that. Be prepared as the fluid will rush out quickly. The failure mileage was 61,150, and the current mileage was 135,000. My heavy equipment runs with immersed seals and I've had 2 seal leaks in 20 years Bad seal from new.
First thing you should do is remove the transfer case skid plate for easier access. If you fluid is blue when you drain it then you can't put regular Dextron in. My brother and I bought two identicle vehicles in December 2002 and his is doing the same thing. Automotive transfer cases and transmissions do not share fluid. On and off again 4wd until about 1mo later no 4wd at all. The tires were replaced, however months later one of the tires developed a slow leak, due to a pin hole located in the sidewall.
This truck has less than 9,000 miles on it. As for the transfer case. I have the same truck as you only an extended cab. This was our second Chevrolet in 2 years, so we are happy with the brand, just not this truck. You can get a good synthetic at your local parts store. Note: there is a recall on the 2015 models for the electric power steering eps gm 14743 -- same symptoms.
Has this happened to many silverado owners. Buy 6 quarts of oil and new filter, Drain old oil and remove old filter. Should I go ahead and change the fluids out, or should I just top them off, letting sleeping dogs lie? This cryo treatment will add 30% in component strength. I felt no difference between the 2, or 3 if you include the stock fluid. Returned the vehicle to the dealer. Want to make it last? So far the transfer case shifting module dropped itself inot 4 low at 70 mph , transmission became so sloppy that it slammed passengers around had to be rebuilt , air conditioner compressor quit working and the new one works poorly , fuel pump died in the middle of Utah and took 4 days to get the part , radio had multiple problems had to be replaced after 4 visits , keyless remote failures, and 4 recalls. .
For the number of times you would change out the fluid the cost is minimal. This article applies to the Chevrolet. Transfer Cases are tested before leaving the factory. Even changing out at 50,000 miles with half of those towing miles the transmission fluid still looked nice and red. Shortly after the warranty expired, the 4wd began malfunctioning again self engaging then not functioning at all. It really has been a great truck, and I hope to keep it going as long as possible. As I entered the intersection I realized the problem and pressed the accelerator to the floor to avoid getting hit by cross traffic.
I also reused my original drain and fill plugs after the first drain, but replaced them with new ones after the second drain. Do a search on here and read all about it, there is a ton of good information on here already posted. I threw my receipt away and I forget how much it cost, but it was priced similarly to other premium full synthetic fluids. Some folks may wonder about seal leaks run this way. Did them again a year later with about 12,000 miles on it. The tail gate support cables were replaced. I enjoy taking the pics and doing the write-ups.
This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2014-present. At least my autotac did. The output is on the driver-side with center rear output. I've always filled mine to the top this way and have never had any problems after 38,000 miles of driving. Since they require a synthetic 75W-90 gear oil, that stuff is very stable and has little expansion under heat. After testing the vehicle up and down the driveway, we proceeded to get off the main road and went directly home approximately 0. I changed over and no more clunking.
I always use a transmission specific shop in my area for my trans fluid and filter changes. In all cases, turning off the vehicle and restarting seems to return to normal until it happens again. Sorry I couldn't help there. This transfer case was manufactured by New Process. During this time I was taking my daughters friend home and was in a really tough spot against the side of a very big hill and realized I had no 4wd.
I had a similiar problem but it's was only when in 4x4 turned outthat I streched the chain and it was tubing the tail section inside the tcase, I would get under there and check it out before you have to replace the hole thing and it's not cheap what tcase you have 261np2 manual? My dealer did a flush through the transmission lines. The front and rear shocks were replaced. The thing that has been the problem is a vacuum actuator under the battery box that engages the front axle and it ruptures the diaphragm and stops working. Run that low, the pinion bearing will have to depend on splash for lubrication. Freedom is not having the choice to do what you want, but the choice to do what you ought.
Only thing I've put into it other than maint. I've had bad luck using teflon tape acouple times. Tighten the bolts in a crosswise pattern. Every vehicle I've owned in the past that I found to be some way neglected fell apart after it was properly serviced eg. I've towed 7,200 lbs extensivly in +95 heat with no problems. Replace with new filter, then replace drain plug in oil pan. I had the fluid exchanged and filter changed on my 2013 and my 2015 at roughly 10,000 miles after buying them new.