This truck comes with 3 engines. I changed it only 3,000 miles ago with Valvoline full synthetic oil. I had a 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 and had absolutely no major problems with it. Lower the emergency jack, setting the car onto the jack stand. Is that possible or is this major service center screwing me? Do not over tighten the oil filter or use an oil filter wrench to tighten it. Move the used oil catch container to just below the oil drain bolt.
The entry-level V8 is a 4. Slowly add in the remaining quart of new oil until the level on the dipstick reaches at or just below the top of the cross hatched area. As stated above, your truck will tell you what kind of oil and how much to use. Also, if anyone knows where I can get an owner's manual for a 1999 Silverado, I would appreciate that info as well. Coat both sides of the new seal with clean oil, hold it in place in the engine cavity and screw on the new oil filter.
Even on rough dirt roads, the ride remained smoother than in the others. Hey guys and gals My 2012 Silverado 4. During most of the handling tests, the Silverado was the traction king. Production came to an end at Land Rover in 2005, the last application being. My dad who has been building engines since his teens he used to drag race a trans am and taught me everything I know about engines, says that synthetics are trash and don't stand up as well. It's also a good idea to watch your driveway, garage or parking spot for drops of oil and check the oil level on the dipstick during the next few days.
Slide the used oil catch basin forward to underneath the old oil filter. I don't know anywhere else to look besides watching Ebay. Double check that the oil drain bolt and new oil filter are tight before moving on to the next steps. An Extended Cab long box model with four-wheel drive can haul 1,574 pounds, the smallest amount of any Silverado model. I recently purchased a 1999 4. Loosen the oil drain bolt counterclockwise. Fix your mistakes - Otis J.
I just changed mine earlier this week. So, this is not about me, this is about the millions of gm drivers that you are messing over. The viscosity number is also listed on the oil filler cap. Oil analysis and science pretty much disproves that. My truck was a quart low between oil changes, maybe not to bad, but still shouldn't be low.
Make sure that the rubber o-ring from the old oil filter is not stuck to the engine. The add mark normally means add 1 quart on a V8. Most importantly, you get a chance to look around under your Silverado 1500 for potential trouble spots. Hold the button for five seconds to reset Engine Oil Life System. Move the used oil catch container to just below the oil drain bolt.
Coat both sides of the new seal with clean oil, hold it in place in the engine cavity and screw on the new oil filter. While the oil is draining, proceed to Step 5. We recommend wearing safety glasses whenever you are working under your Silverado 1500. Once loosened, screw the filter off by hand. Manually unscrew the bolt once you place a drain pan underneath. Towing Depending on the model and equipment, the Silverado 1500 can tow up to 10,500 pounds. When I took it in they said it will take 7 Qts.
So you have my email address, and I do check them regularly, please let me know how I can be of assistance to you. The Oil capacity of a 2008 Harley Davidson 883 engine is ~3. Keep your face out from under the filter, which is full of skin-irritating, carcinogenic oil. This information can be found in your owner's manual. Warming up the engine will help suspend any contaminants within the old oil and allow it to drain out more quickly.
So, instead of running this like a sham, how about you run this like a business. I know others have had engine replaced or rebuilt to correct this problem Chevy has created. I notice my rear main seal was leaking around 40k miles, so it may just be losing it there. Your tires will also have to match the load. Screw in the oil drain bolt , preferably with a new washer. Most Chevrolets have the oil type printed on the oil cap - it will likely be 5W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-30 or 10W-40. .