So far I have not seen any posts here that suggests that, or any other, method of pan removal. I always wondered why there's no drain plugs on auto trannys, it would make draining so much easier and less messy! If you do a lot of towing or hauling with your Silverado, Chevy recommends that you change the automatic transmission fluid every 15,000 miles. Last april, I had the transmission fluid and filter replaced at an arizona service station, then I drove to minnesota, during the trip, I notices the transmission slipping, I took it to a chevrolet dealership in minnesota for repair, they rebuilt the transmission and said the problem was that the filter was missing, the service station argues that the missing filter did not cause the problem, whos is right? Your transfer case should be shifted a few times too. They rebuilt the transmission and told me the cause was that the transmission filter was missing. The pump will need to be tested. A month later gas starts leaking from filter,then ac pump blows up,then the u joint goes,rear seals go leaking oil on brakes thats why they were smoking said they fixed it after test drive now trannys gone.
So far, no comments on this thread address the problem of dropping the trans pan on a 2000 Silverado 4x4. I would look for this especially in the engine oil. The fluid pressure will need to be checked. However, many times, we end up neglecting the transmission or paying too much because we do not know how to do it ourselves. Purchase now and minimize repair costs! Fits Most 3 and 4 Speed applications.
I didn't know that a truck would go that fast in 4low. Please only post in this section if you have directions on how to do a modification, complete a task, or steps to take to resolve a problem. They rebuilt it as strong as possible, and when the rear end locked up it snapped the pinion without any damage to the transmission. If I could not have done the work my self it would have cost me 2000. If you have more details or questions. I think that you will want to first look at the fluid level and condition. Carefully remove the old gasket.
Mar 01, 2014 Hey Anon, Yes, drive it to the tranny shop. Using any other fluid may harm your transmission. Honda recommends repeating this process 3 times to clean the engine. Loosen the remainder of the bolts so that the pan is allowed to tilt and release fluid into the drain pan. Is he shooting me the bull? You'll be cooler in the heat and keep dry and comfortable in the rain, all because you can keep your windows open just the right amount. Anyway, This is my 3rd transmission, I hate this truck and it's turning into a money pit.
I don't believe they would have changed the housing to a different bolt hold configuration for the pan. Different styles are available, including the pop-out type with a short or long knob for dashboard and panel applications. Here is how to change the transmission fluid and filter on a Chevrolet pick up truck. The 4L60E transmission isn't a bad trani but if the fluid isn't changed on-time. Properly discard the old filter. He said they always changed the pan and put in lifetime fluid that was never supposed to be changed. .
When your fluids are changed, have the technician look for metal particles in them. Also watch the behavior of your transmission and engine. If you use anything else, it will burn up. There isn't one answer for this topic. While some are common, if a lot are present, it may indicate sever wear.
Was told at that time this happens in this year of truck. The valve-body may need to be dropped down and inspected for obstructions. Carefully place pan on the transmission, making sure the gasket is lined up and flat. Premature transmission failure can be prevented in part by being sure to change the fluid and filter together as the manufacturer recommends. All because they continue to keep using the same faulty sun shell.
I called the Aamco Transmission shop that rebuilt the trans. We have offered premium sealing solutions for more than 75 years. It's important that you mention the truck be level and not on ramps. Do not use adhesives, cements or sealants on the gasket. 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. I was told to take it to a transmission place. Thanks for the write up! Last april, I took my 2003 silverado to an Arizona service station to have the transmission fluid and filter replaced.