The chevy dealer told me to wait to see what occurs since he had not heard of an allison transmission failing at 50,000 miles which is where the mileage was at when I had the above service done. In either first or second gear, the torque converter slips more than it normally would on a takeoff. Complaint Number: 10254792 Incident Date: November 9, 2008 Date Added to File: January 12, 2009 Description of the Complaint: Noticed transmission leaking, identified that the transfer case had cracked in the slots that hold the pump. I always recommend a complete fluid change-out. Just from looking at other posts it seems that a filter change is the way to go over a flush. The transmission will stick in one gear and will not shift.
If you use anything else, it will burn up. 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. Putting the work in this luxury workhorse, my test beast was outfitted with a 6. You can also use Royal Purple Syncromax fluid, this is what I filled mine with and it shifts worlds better than what it used to. Or, you can go to any of the troubleshooting guides for these transmissions: 4L60E Transmission Problems Check Engine Light Before doing any serious work, if you have a check engine soon light, go ahead and have it scanned to see what trouble codes it is throwing out. The fuel filter was replaced. Any brands that you recommend? If the transmission fluid level in your Silverado 1500 is low, you need to add transmission fluid through the dipstick tube.
Note-Books say 5 qts but its always wise to have extra on hand or nearby in case. When it comes to Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Automatic Transmission Fluid parts, you can find them for 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999 models by clicking the appropriate year below. Gm denied any problems with the allisons and are refusing to assist in resolving issue. If you want to change engine oil, for instance, by yourself and save a couple of bucks you need to know how much this fluid engine oil is needed for Chevrolet Silverado 2003. Built to tow 13,000 pounds, the Chevy 2500 has a maximum towing capacity of 16,700 pounds when equipped with a fifth-wheel hitch. Complaint Number: 10160513 Incident Date: January 15, 2005 Date Added to File: June 16, 2006 Description of the Complaint: Consumer complaint concerning transmission failures on 2003 silverado.
Changing break fluid in Chevrolet Silverado 2003 is also is a simple task. If you have no current concerns and the fluid is in good condition with no burnt odors then now would be the time. The cover is part no. It removes all of the torque converters multiplication factor and increases drivetrain efficiency. The battery was replaced because it would not hold a charge. The easiest type of technical maintenance is changing engine oil, axles oil, manual and automatic transmission oil. Complaint Number: 10169881 Incident Date: July 15, 2006 Date Added to File: October 3, 2006 Description of the Complaint: I had the transmission fluid flushed and filter changed and the mechanic tells me there was a lot of metal particles in the transmission fluid and felt there was an impending failure.
When adding transmission fluid to your Silverado 1500, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. I have all morning to baby my baby. It's a little more complicated than the previous post. This is the response I got from three dealerships. Should I: Drop the pan, change the filter and then flush? The tail gate support cables were replaced.
The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your Silverado 1500 and how to check the transmission fluid level. Nothing is wrong with fluid or transmission but im not sure what has been done to it in the past. Then I drove to Minnesota, during the trip, I noticed the transmission slipping badly. Pulled over immediately to determine cause. So I'm pulling a tranny service on my 03 tomorrow. I always recommend a complete fluid change-out. It came in the lighter duty trucks.
Old metal fragments were caked inside pan indicating a long existing problem and not the result of current cracked housing. It may be but is less likely that the sun shell went bad as well. Your Chevrolet dealership isn't the only place to buy trusted replacement parts for your Silverado 1500. This is usually caused by the lockup circuit failing. I took the truck to a chevrolet dealership for repair in Minnesota. I just did the repair my self because just lost my job the day of the transmission failed and couldn't pay to have it done. Standard for the 2500 is a solid Vortec 6.
Note: all capacities are approximate. You can share this information with your friends. The second row seat belt was inoperative. I've also had my air conditioning go out twice and is nearing failure again. After that I'm going to do the alignment. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Silverado 1500, 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.