I guess you have to demand it and have them give you the old solenoids not that they couldn't hand you some other old ones. Remove the top one and verify fluid level. Todd 99 k1500 sub I would check the connector for damage and being properly installed. I went to clean the connections, and they were stuck. Replace the remaining bolts and get them finger tight.
Here's what the original fluid looked like. I though I might do a write up since I haven't seen a how to with pics. I did drop the pan and change the filter and seal. Would it be possible to remove the fluid from the trans if vacuum is applied to the cooler line since I have a fluid evacuator already? We took it to our favorite trans shop that we really trust. I filled until the fluid overran, but you can check the fluid by sticking a pinky into the hold and checking the level. Then, route the tubing and tape it to the bucket to secure it.
The meat and potatoes of this procedure was taken from here. Never touched it after that. Generally, the public is unaware that it is illegal for a vehicle manufacturer to tie the warranty of its product to the use of the manufacturers own brand of lubricant. Just read it doesn't have a dipstick or fill tube?? Just wondering about overall longevity. Jan 12, 2010 I'm not 100% sure if this is the problem.
It should look like this. Therefore it is important to use the exact type of transmission fluid stipulated by your C1500 Suburban's owner's manual. Bought it used so i don't know what kind would be in it now and im not doing a flush so i would only be changing about 5 quarts. I'm going to skip the filter swap this time 43k and go ahead and swap it at 75k. Local trans shop was unwilling to do it, a big pita was what they said.
You could ask your service manager at your dealer. It's been 30,000 to 90,000 miles and 3 to 5 years. If you have very dirty fluid, burnt odors or a silvery look to the fluid then do not change, you will get the broken down clutch material out of the system which can cause problems. The two Torx screws are on the top looking at it from the ground towards the rear of the trans. Oct 10, 2014 First I would check your fluid level.
My previous truck was a '98 5. Back to the flush procedure. Looks like the linkage goes though it too. Because i'm avoid a whole transmission flush so it would have to mix if i used Dexron V I. That's the procedure I've wanted to use ever since I found out about it. Then change the fluid in your front and rear differential.
Thanks again Todd 99 Sub k1500 Also, I still have to get it up in ramps to check on the electrical connector on the trans. Got any input or information on that???? Got any input or information on that???? So I used a small flathead screwdriver and a light touch with a mallet. This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban. Looks like I will replace that. Here's what the filter seal looked like once I got it out. Now use a wrench to loosen the fitting. For eight years of its sixteen year life, I hauled two trailer loads of hay every summer.
Thanks Guys I replaced the trans fuse, but the same result. I used a little teflon tape for good measure. Seems it works fine for a bit and then goes to 2nd only and starts there never shifting up or down. Any opinions on the wally world Dex6? I'm having a hard time justifying a trip to the dealer for overpriced tranny fluid. If you have no current concerns and the fluid is in good condition with no burnt odors then now would be the time. The coverage is not available unless you use that fluid but you are not required to use it if you do not have the optional coverage. This procedure with allow you to flush all the fluid from the tranny, converter, lines, cooler, etc.