Remember, on a rear end without a drain plug allways remove the fill plug first. I got smart and got a hand put and an extra bottle but when i went to add more this time with the truck not raised the fill hole was leaking fluid once I took the plug out. You have a container large enough to hold the fluid in the torque converter. This procedure will replace the 5-8 qts of fluid that are in the torque converter without having to use a power flush machine. The trick would be to have a 2 gallon container on the floor with 1 qt intervals clearly marked so that the person pouring the new fluid down the dipstick tube is keeping pace with the fluid being expelled. I improvised: Idea from 13 year old nephew who heard me cursing up a storm. This time it was not raised when I tried to re-fill it.
This makes a total capacity of 14 to 15 quarts of fluid for a complete flush. I would think it would be the same through current model years. Given all the trouble that can be involved with performing maintenance on your car or truck, let www. When you subtract that from 6200, you get 1700 - 2000lbs. One will be hotter than the other.
Reconnect the line, restart the truck, and top off the fluid to the needed level. If you have the extra cooler it may be a little more. This procedure will replace the 5-8 qts of fluid that are in the torque converter without having to use a power flush machine. Are you referring to the trans. The trick is to measure what comes out and fill with that same amount. The hotter one is the return line from the trans to the radiator.
If it has a long bed, it came with a 3 … 4 gallon tank. Your tires will also have to match the load. I gets you 3 qts more capacity, some added cooling and - the best part - a drain plug for future fluid swaps. The rear calls for synthetic. If it is a short bed version, it came with a 26 gallon tank. So I think that's where the misunderstanding in this thread has come from. 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.
I struggled for several hours trying to remove the fill plug drilling, chiseling, hammering, etc. Posted on Nov 13, 2009 Joe, Could be a few things, U joint, E brake shoes falling off inside rotor, bad bearing in diff. So that was the relative payload. No idea why it's that way. Hope this helps, and good luck. This needs to be a pipe thread. Take off the return trans cooler line that goes to the radiator.
Check out some of my other posts if you need more tips and info. Add only enough fluid to reach the proper level. This makes a total capacity of 14 to 15 quarts of fluid for a complete flush. Remember, you are checking the level cold. Capacity: Cooling System, Initial Fill. The pan and the fluid that drains when you pull the plug or remove it hold 7 to 8 quarts of fluid.
Thanks, John Ok what should I do. I gets you 3 qts more capacity, some added cooling and - the best part - a drain plug for future fluid swaps. 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. I only filled it with 1. So, pull pan replace filter and gasket, pan back. And like Rambodog says, just fill it until you start to get it running out of the fill hole.
Also for the front diff the manual called for regular gear oil. So, pull pan replace filter and gasket, pan back. That set-up provided a brawny, segment-leading 365 horsepower and 660 lb. Remember, you must reduce this weight when you add extra weight to the truck extra passangers or stuff in the bed. Tank size is determined by the length of the bed and not the capacity or engine size of the truck.