The drain plug catches debris instead of circulating it through the case. I have since replaced both problems but still nothing back from gm. Chevrolet used a number of different transfer case models on their 2014 Silverado four-wheel-drive trucks, but the fluid replacement procedure for all models is the same. Sounds like gm is ignoring this problem. The contact stated that the pump in the transfer case of the transmission failed.
Features Help Extend Fluid Life Contains Magnetic Drain Plug and New Fill Plug Merchant Automotive 10186 Transmission Rear Housing Support 23774 6. Please supply the assembly number when ordering a replacement. Book is for 07 Silverado. Take advantage of our expertise! First, disconnect the Battery again if you have reconnected it to test your work. Now you can take your trans. Remove the transmission shift control cable clip from the transfer case. .
Then put it all back together. This solution can be a little hard to think of at first, but that's what we're here for! The contact stated that the failure caused a leak in the transfer case which allowed the transmission to drain all the transmission fluid from the transfer case. The noise will probably become too annoying to bare before it fails completely. Note the condition of the drain bolt: Mine had a significant amount of metal shavings on the magnetic drain bolt. Leave it on just enough so when you pull the steering wheel loose, it won't fly off in your hands and break the wires.
We tried to make the kit all inclusive for a basic installation. Do you have a good history with them? Pull gently on the wires they are spring loaded and pull the plug out. Transfer Case will not be filled when received. I recently spent about a week in the mountains camping and noticed a noise that corresponded to my speed while driving. Another update: I wouldn't say that the first person doesn't know what they are talking about.
Put the truck on ramps: You do not have to do this--you can probably get under the truck without this, but it makes moving around underneath a lot easier, especially if you are a bigger guy, like me. You may have a bit of leakage, depending on how full the case is. However, condecending instructions won't gain you any respect, just the impression that you don't necessarily have to be fourwheelin. And you now have a 2- wheel dr. Most times, as long as the case has not run out of fluid, it can usually be repaired with a new rear housing and seal and prevented from ever happening again using the upgrade kit.
These bolts are under the lock, behind the door panel handle not the door opening handle , and on the bottom of the door panel. You can see the complete line of products that we offer at. On a 2006 Siverado, there are 3 7mm bolts. I think it actually got rid of a bit of the driveline noise. The failure mileage was 91,708. Please contact me on a possible recall for the transfer case.
The Haynes manual says to remove the front axel. When doing this make sure to wear an old shirt as you may get it dirty. Approximate fluid refill capacity is approximately 1. Remove the transfer case, perform the following: Slide the transfer case straight back toward the rear of the vehicle. Thanks, No I didn t change mine but looked in the book. Transfer Case will not be filled when received. Now head out somewhere to go 4-wheeling, and enjoy your well maintained transfer case! Using a ratchet and socket, remove the transfer case fill -- upper -- plug first, and then the drain plug.
Before you start messing around with the Air Bag, this is a good point to check your work. Really easy so far, huh? This is commonly referred to as pump rub. Because the pump is driven by the shaft, the housing of the pump must 'float' in the rear housing. I do give you credit on the 8. Gently place the Air Bag assembly face up in a safe, dry place, away from anything! Most times, as long as the case has not run out of fluid, it can usually be repaired with a new rear housing and seal and prevented from ever happening again using the upgrade kit. Additionally, the transfer case did not contain any fluid. This unit was utilized beginning in 1999.
It was hard to get enough torque on the bolts otherwise with limited access. Fill with fluid: Look up the specs for your particular truck. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and advised the contact that the four wheel drive function was not used often and could have caused the transfer case to fail. Most times, as long as the case has not run out of fluid, it can usually be repaired with a new rear housing and seal and prevented from ever happening again using the upgrade kit. Now head out somewhere to go 4-wheeling, and enjoy your well maintained transfer case! The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for further inspection. Regardless of the reason for installing this upgrade, you will need to refill the transfer case with oil. Lifetime warranty will only apply to installations with a new rear housing.