It would be best if you could find a tall, clear, 2-3 gallon container. Pull the filter, flush, then put in the new filter? This site is intended for reference only. Have the helper kill the motor when you see the fluid change color. Front Axle Propshaft Spline or One-Piece Propshaft Spline Two-Wheel Drive with Auto. I'm assuming that this is an automatic transmission.
If you fill engine or axles of your car with oil to the brim it may damage your vehicle engine or axles and void manufacturer warranty. We have this information and we give it to you for free. This this info found using link image in my signature. I have the original owners manual but it doesn't show the capacities for the front and rear differentials, transfercase, transmission. Thanks for your help Straight from the manual. .
All require drilling a hole in the pan. It shows engine oil, fuel tank, and coolant capacities and thats about it I think. We have this information and we give it to you for free. This procedure will replace the 5-8 qts of fluid that are in the torque converter without having to use a power flush machine. So I think that's where the misunderstanding in this thread has come from. I gets you 3 qts more capacity, some added cooling and - the best part - a drain plug for future fluid swaps. The information provided herein is a reference provided to you at no charge.
Over-filling can damage your transmission and it is very difficult to get fluid out once it's in. I always recommend a complete fluid change-out. If you have a helper, start by having her take her shirt off so it won't get dirty. To determine the preferred viscosity for this vehicle's engine, refer to. Do the newer ones have a deeper pan? Have the helper kill the motor when you see the fluid change color. If the air conditioning system in your vehicle needs refrigerant, be sure the proper refrigerant is used.
Is it as simple as engine oil with the spin on filter, or is there more to it? There are two very important levels to check, the second is overlooked 9 out of 10 times. Then pump all to replace, then top off?? Then push the tabs in on the side toward the front, make sure to push them on both sides. It's a pretty… You have to first remove the transmission linkage. Im new fairly new here. After that I'm going to do the alignment.
Following that, the filter and fluid should be changed at the recommended intervals. You fill through the dipstick tube. Turn it until you see the measurement… I suppose it is very possible to cause an unintended problem with the transmission while replacing the rear seal as it involves either removing the transmission, or at least pulling it back. That's the one that you want to use. Reconnect the line, restart the truck, and top off the fluid to the needed level.
If you've never changed the fluid in an automatic you might want to have a shop do it. Also, there is a removable magnet between the filter and the transmission housing; care needs to be taken that the magnet doesn't get 'thrown away' with the old filter if it happens to stick to the old filter. The easiest type of technical maintenance is changing engine oil, axles oil, manual and automatic transmission oil. This makes a total capacity of 14 to 15 quarts of fluid for a complete flush. However he is right about less mixing of fluid.
The second and more critical check due to problems with the porosity of the rear transfer housing, is under the truck at the rear section of the transmission the… Hayes and chilton make manuals for all kinds of vehicles, that would be where i would check. Please contact your local dealer for latest info. Note-Books say 5 qts but its always wise to have extra on hand or nearby in case. You should always attempt to verify the information with your vehicle manual or information provided on the underhood stick, sometimes also located on the top of the accumulator. Potential buyers were immediately concerned with regard to the Duramax's aluminum heads, and for nearly a decade owners of competitor's pickups would gripe about their distrust for the alloy heads.
Talk to them about diy, or them do it. Disconnect the line as mentioned in previous posts, have your helper start the truck when you're ready, and just slowly add fresh fluid through the fill as the transmission pumps it out, being careful not to dump it in faster than it's being pumped out. And where is the fill? How do you fully drain it all, from the torque conv too? Take off the return trans cooler line that goes to the radiator. If you have the extra cooler it may be a little more. However I have some questions. As you see the glistening fluid on the stick, prepare to open your hand holding the paper towels so you can lay the end of the stick over the towel. I always recommend a complete fluid change-out.