If you have the extra cooler it may be a little more. Advance Auto Parts has 5 different Automatic Transmission Fluid for your vehicle, ready for shipping or in-store pick up. Repeat until you've replaced all the fluid. 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. The hotter one is the return line from the trans to the radiator. Yeah, I believe I read the transmission holds 14 quarts. From what I understand, 2 quarts of fluid will fill tranfer case to the bottom of fill hole.
From what I understand, 2 quarts of fluid will fill tranfer case to the bottom of fill hole. Pretty hard to overfill a qt into a t-case. If it does have a dipstick, look on the stick for directions. I have done it several times in other vehicles including my 1988 Suburban, but his will be first time for the Yukon at a little over 20K miles. Shut off, put in 4 more quarts.
I've changed the oil, air filter, and tires. I had a noticeable improvement in shift smoothness when I used the full syn at my scheduled drain interval. This makes a total capacity of 14 to 15 quarts of fluid for a complete flush. You should figure 10-12 percent of trailer weight as tongue weight. The way to check the transmission fluid level is to open the fill cap, raise the whole car make sure it's level, not just the front of the car , remove the check bolt. Sorry, but the fill capacity for just a change of the filter and the fluid in the pan is not in the manual.
The way to check the transmission fluid level is to open the fill cap, raise the whole car make sure it's level, not just the front of the car , remove the check bolt. I can only put in about 1. How do you fully drain it all, from the torque conv too? Keep pumping it out till it changes color. Then pump all to replace, then top off?? We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. The capacity for the 4L80E probably varies by year, too. Could damage the transmission as it is passed through the system.
This makes a total capacity of 14 to 15 quarts of fluid for a complete flush. You have a container large enough to hold the fluid in the torque converter. Pumping your tranny dry is not wise. I would much rather pay somebody else to do it. As for capacities, they are only general guidelines, so fill to the bottom of the fill plug hole.
Flushing is also an option, although I haven't had good luck using this system. Reconnect the line, restart the truck, and top off the fluid to the needed level. You might not need all 7q … ts. I heard once that a total fluid exchange on high mileage vehicles could damage transmissions. It does not take the fluid that you reference. If you don't know which of the 2-lines to the radiator is the return line, start the engine cold and let it idle for ~10 minutes.
Fill through the fill cap until it drips from the check bolt. So I think that's where the misunderstanding in this thread has come from. Just service it at the appropriate interval and look for leaks. And where is the fill? Check your owners manual for the proper procedure on your Suburban. You can't miss it, looks like it has no reason to be there. Or it could have been over filled previously?? I gets you 3 qts more capacity, some added cooling and - the best part - a drain plug for future fluid swaps.
Since I don't know the vehicle's history, I'm assuming there is none. Or you can do … it like I did and buy the fluid then have a friend who has access to a transmission flushing device do it that way. This site is intended for reference only. If you have the extra cooler it may be a little more. The fluid is pumped out to the cooler and returned via the same line.
I never get a good feeling from those dipsticks. I have however read that the transmission fluid can by a failure of a seal cause this to occur. Changing break fluid in Chevrolet Suburban 2003 is also is a simple task. If you have a helper, start by having her take her shirt off so it won't get dirty. Some of our top Automatic Transmission Fluid product brands are , and. If any other fluid has been added or you suspect the wrong fluid has been added, have a complete fluid change and flush performed. .