On my truck the bolts are rusted and seized, I tried copious amounts of penetrating oil to no avail. You will have to go see a transmission specialist to get a few diagnostic tests done first, modern transmissions are extremely complex items and many special tools are required, this work is usually well beyond the home mechanic to attempt. You may need to crawl under the vehicle and see exactly which transmission you have installed. Then, you need to take out the 13 mm bolt that is holding down the battery in… 2009 Chevrolet Silverado headlight bulb lamp replacement procedure: Purchase the correct replacement headlight bulb s first, before disassembling the vehicle. So it has to slide back. Good thing if it's just the shifter seal which is leaking. The transplate had a bolt sticking down into the xmember.
Not sure which Chevy Automatic Transmission Fluid to buy? Maybe that is why they are going through so much financial troubles they do not have they're heads on straight. This bolt was so long, I was afraid to jack the back of the tranny to clear the xmember. Guess I should also mention, that I only jacked up the trans about a little over an inch. It turned out they reused the o-rings at the oil cooler line fittings, and these didn't seat properly. Gain access to the eigine compartment and find the dip stick for the transmission. As simple as it sounds, the owner's manual is the best place to start for bulb replacement instructions and illustrations. But I have the same crossmember on mine.
I'm quite sure this transmission fluid has never been replaced, so i don't know how long it had been like this. After that, they came out like a dream. When the metal gears rub against each other with li … ttle or no fluid for lubrication, lots of little metal shavings will be created and end up in the transmission fluid filter. Maybe it was old n brittle? CautionThe engine must be running when the transmission fluid fill plug is removed, or excessive fluid loss will occur. It should be at the right level, but why can't I see the level when it's hot? Depress the brake pedal and move the shift lever through the gear ranges, pausing a few seconds in each range. Do this while the engine is running with trans in park.
Pan drop and filter change 7. Since the old seal was in fine shape, I pushed that one back in, which actually fit nice and snug. Please or to join the conversation. An automatic transmission switches between gears automatically and the driver does not have to do anything. If the transmission fluid has been low or is very old, the gears inside the transmission are not lubricated as they should be while driving. I would need to degrease the undercarriage to be sure, but the majority of the leaked fluid is in the vicinity of what I think is the transmission shift cable.
Here is the posting that I found on this site. If you do not have a lift to perform this task, it is very difficult, and I would recommend that you take it to a mechanic and tell him what you found out. If you go to get a new filter from Autozone, you can choose between a shallow pan or deep pan filter, so I chose the shallow pan filter. Oil level should be at bottom of oil check hole. Just take the bracket off and lossed the lines. Check the dipstick with the car running and ensure that the level stays between the recommended marks.
If you are having problems with the transmission in your C1500, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. Insert the jumper wire,then turn the ignition key to the on position,engine off. Ford developed a new fluid starting in 1997 called Mercon V. A flywheel should always be resurfaced before putting it back, unless it's a new flywheel, in which… It should be on the drive side of the truck in the front directly behind the head light. Thank you for using Fixya and keep us posted Posted on Oct 21, 2010 It can be issue with gears or problem with transmission and needs to be rebuild. But boy, I can't tell you how many times I thought ill of the engineers that designed the parts placement.
Is my Blazer transmission relatively tough, and the new leak I'm seeing is just seepage from an overflow vent. Either way, it is tranny rebuild time. It is likely this fork isn''t moving. That tells you something about the manufacuer. The only remaining question mark is the fluid level. If you mean what needs to be adjusted with the computer and the mechanics of the truck, your dealer will have to plug into the truck, and reset the computer so all of the gauges read right and the computer monitors the information right, but if your doing someting like putting a lift kit under the truck and putting really outragiously big tires on it then sorry I can't help you, however if it's just… You'll need to either pull the transmission or the engine to be able to get to the flywheel. I've got it all fixef, but the filler tube was a pain to find, and cost me 30 bucks.
Worst case is the transmission is in need of repairs. They're a pain in the ass to take out, and even harder to put back in. You can ask for help at an auto parts store is you need assistance on the fluid. And thanks for the info. So, I am forced to do it myself.
They are usually the weak link in the drive train of full size trucks of the same year. It's better to jack up the front of the vehicle as high as you can get it or vacuum the fluid out. So, I'd be ramped and jacked all at once. If I just pulled the pan, wouldn't I get fluid all over the driveway? I think a transmission fluid and filter change is long overdue for my truck as it has just under 103k on it and the transmission has never been touched, at least according to my records that I got from the previous owner. Take the old gasket off and put a new one on.