Check fluid level and add fluid as needed. All-in-all, I should have taken it in to a shop but I wanted to see first hand what was in the pan. You do not need to get all of the fluid. Standard for the 2500 is a solid Vortec 6. .
Hint, the amount that comes out is pretty close to what you'll need to put back in. When it is holding to the bottom of the hot range as it approaches operating temperature, take it for a spin. I also had to remove the neutral switch assembly in which I broke trying to unplug the wiring harness. Shortly after, you will receive price quotes directly from the sellers that stock the transmission. Remove the filter and the seal, that will require a small prybar to pop seal out of the bottom of the housing. Unscrew the plug if equipped and let the fluid drain out.
Check also our 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 manual transmission catalog. In addition to the above: I couldn't gain access to the Torx bolts securing the cable bracket. That will depend on which Tranny you have there were 2 see links below. First make sure you can remove the shift linkage from the side of the transmission. My Tahoe has a deep pan which required a different filter.
It is held from above by two torx head cap screws. We sell only high quality used Chevrolet Silverado 2500 automatic transmissions, with 1-3 years warranty and free shipping. If the truck is in a noisy environment the problem is even worse because you can not tell what the engine will do, or is doing unless you stare at the tachometer. 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. What you are supposed to do is go to a lube place and have them hook the trans cooling lines up to a machine that filters, and cleans the flui … d. Also, I reused the old filter seal as access to the old seal might have involved removing some of the transmission components.
That set-up provided a brawny, segment-leading 365 horsepower and 660 lb. When you get them out, match them with a proper size hex head bolt. You can drain the torque converter by turning the engine on for about three seconds. The job usually cleans the fluid and filter and they charge you about a hundred-dollars The above is a great idea if you trust a minimum wage talking ape. Buying a used 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 transmission from a non-reliable dealer is an unnecessary risk. Buy a recycled 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 transmission and save thousands of dollars.
Install the new seal, filter and replace the pan when it is completely done draining. I felt the transmission slip a couple of times so I figured the filter might need changing. Automatic Transmission, 4L80E Initial Fill. That ability can be traced to its power plant. Our discount used 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 transmissions come directly from a dependable network of modern junk yards. Minimum throttle and let it shift through all ranges.
Careful not to scar any of the surfaces while you do this. You can not predict engine response from the throttle position when starting out from a dead stop on a grade. If you replentish the additives by replacing 50% of the fluid, you are further ahead. Putting the work in this luxury workhorse, my test beast was outfitted with a 6. The truck has an electronic throttle.
You are getting about half. Check fluid again and top off as necessary. . A two hour job turned into 8 hours plus 4 trips to a parts store for tools and parts. I took the Tahoe in a few months ago for this service but they talked me into a flush.
It is not recommended to drop the pan and remove the filter to do this because you will actually only be able to remove and replace less than half the fluid. When the truck is stopped at a light on a hill you cannot prevent excessive roll-back or stall because of the delay. Fill out your contact information and your transmission request will get distributed instantly to a nationwide network of auto recyclers, salvage yards, wrecking yards, junkyards and parts brokers across the country. I had to remove the drive shaft on my 4-wheel drive and grasped the screw heads using a vise grip. I have owned 3 cars, 2 turcks, backhoe and farm tractor with a standard shift transmission and have a valid state of Ohio cdl license.
If you trap fluid with the gasket, you will have a leak that can only be fixed by dropping the pan again. . . . .