Click on image to view larger in a new tab or window. One of the first things any prospective gear head. Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade: Oil Pump To Engine Block 65 Ft-Lbs 780 In-Lbs 88. Leon's also installed a on the truck. If your vehicle is frequently driven in dusty areas, driven at low speeds for extended periods, allowed to idle at length, used to tow a trailer, or used often for short trips less than four miles at a time in below freezing temperatures, even smaller intervals are recommended.
Both Ford and General Motors manufactured 4. Yeah, your method falls right in line with a lot of people as I discovered when I did a search for the torque spec. If it does not, shut off the engine and make sure you put the new oil in. Let the oil drain out of the filter before you remove it. Replace screws in bottom of assembly.
. The larger pictures take a minute to display. Remove as you would any plug. Most importantly, you get a chance to look around under your Sierra 1500 for potential trouble spots. There will be oil in the filter so, as soon as you loosen it, oil will start coming out.
The oil pan drain plug receives 18 foot-pounds of torque. I would be concerned about stripping the pan out at anything over 30. I've never had a problem with mine loosening, leaking or stripping. In fact, that's how I've always done it too for many years, and only one time I over-torqued it and it was on a Dodge Caravan many years ago. It is right between the center of the 2 front wheels, on the bottom of the rear side of the oil pan.
You don't need to torque a oil pan plug, just run it in till its snug and give it a little pull on the wrench. Let us know which location you prefer and what size to machine. Although the polish finish pan is usually only for show trucks, it does look great on this daily driver. It will be tight so you will need an oil filter wrench. Start your truck up and let it run for a minute. Plug loosens more easily hot than cold.
Almost immediately after cresting the hill, the temp began to drop, more than 5 degrees in about a minute. Place the jack stands under the frame so it is solid. There is a peg in the back of the unit that fitrs into a whole in the bo … dy of the car. All you can do is drop the transmission pan, change the filter and replace the transmission fluid. The first image shows the stock pan and the exhaust crossover pipe.
Ford manufactures a 260-cubic inch displacement V8 that qualifies as a 4. The stock pan measures about 17 x 11 x 3 inches. Click on image to view larger. Link to full article on line:. Check the oil level on the dipstick. But it requires a lot of fluid to do this.
For a larger picture, please click on one of the above images. You can snug it up but do not use the oil filter wrench to tight the filter. Drain Plug and Bolts This pan includes a magnetic drain plug and mounting bolts. Remove the bolts and lift the coil pack to the side to reveal the plug. When you change your own oil, you know that you are putting quality oil in your Sierra 1500 and that the filter is being changed too. Step 3 — Let oil drain in container Your Silverado holds 6 quarts of engine oil so it will take a while for it to drain out. Click on image to view larger in a new tab or window.
All of these fluids are extremely harmful to your eyes and skin so it is important to protect yourself. Pro Tip You can buy an oil change kit when you get your oil and filter that includes a plastic container that catches the oil, an oil filter wrench, a funnel, and rags to clean up with. Once over the top and coasting down the backside, the temperature continued to rise, hitting 218 degrees before starting to cool down five or six minutes later. It may be hard to recognize it because it should have a heat shield around it as well. Modern cars and trucks do not need as much maintenance as the vehicles of 25 years ago, but they still need periodic checks and inspections.
For the installation, the exhaust had to be off the manifolds on both sides to get clearance for the pan. Luckily, i was a few hundred feet away from my house when the truck started acting up and as i went to my nearest oreilly store to buy more transmission fluid, i saw the leak start not too far away from where i stopped. Pull out the dipstick to see if the oil level shows on it. The oil pressure should come up to normal. Tell them it's 22 when you drop it off. There is plenty of clearance between the tranny and the exhaust crossover making this install a breeze. Hey guys, I was discussing this with a buddy, and it seems we disagree.