The fill plug and drain plug are next to each other so make sure you are removing the right one. Too much fluid in your transmission will cause it to jerk wh … en putting in and out of gear, the shifts will be choppy and it may even feel like its slipping, and finally there is an overflow valve that will cause the excess transmission fluid to leak out and onto the floor beneath the transmission. If your gonna do that then you may as well pull the trans put in a new converter and rebuild the tans. Add 3-4 quarts of new fluid in the trans dipstick tube to the full line on the dipstick and repeat. This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500. Automatic Transmission, 4L80E Initial Fill. This is when you know you've changed all the fluid.
Kind of a dark purple. However, you cannot do complete change without some kind of pressure system. Watts1211 answered about a month ago Just put in exactly how much you take out. I'm going to skip the filter swap this time 43k and go ahead and swap it at 75k. Torque them to 97 in-lbs.
It is protecting an E-clip Do Not Remove. Changing break fluid in Chevrolet Suburban 2001 is also is a simple task. If you only need to replace the glass, put your fingers in between the housing and the glass itself, and pull towards you. Most folks use a hook tool to get it out. I guess I could add to what Atomic posted. It needs to seal tightly around the filter.
If you are having problems with the transmission in your Suburban 1500, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. Add only enough fluid to reach the proper level. Guys, Thanks for the info. Both the Chilton's and Haynes for my '76 Aspen say the 904 holds 4 quarts. I already know how and have done it on several of my vehicles but for some reason seeing someone else do it always makes me feel like a lazy bastard and gets me motivated. The easiest type of technical maintenance is changing engine oil, axles oil, manual and automatic transmission oil. As a matter of fact, I think that can be a project for today.
Especially if you have 2- 300,000 on the truck. On top of low prices, Advance Auto Parts offers 2 different trusted brands of Automatic Transmission Fluid products for the 2002 Chevrolet Suburban 2500. Lasts up to 150,000 miles or five years! Please contact your local dealer for latest info. Let's turn our attention to the pan. Changing break fluid in Chevrolet Suburban 2002 is also is a simple task. If you simply remove the drain plug and let gravity take over the amount to refill the transmission is just slightly less than 5 quarts.
On the front of the transmission there is a 11mm bolt that sticks out from the side. I plan to drop the pan and replace the filter at 100k. I don't think it's a good idea to let it run dry. You will need a rebuild after 275,000 anyway most likely. Your best bet is to take it in to have it flushed properly to insure all debris is removed. Let's begin with the supplies. Keep pumping it out till it changes color.
It is protecting an E-clip Do Not Remove. I picked this one up at O'Rielly's. Once removed, look at the hole that the tube on the filter came from. Everything seems ok and the fluid is within the hash marks on the dipstick. Here's a shot of mine after removal. It has to have something to pull out and reinstall, so look for that.
To place the new seal, coat it in trans fluid and use a socket of the same diameter on an extension to give you something to hold onto and tap it into place. Sometimes it's near the transmission, like close to the center of the engine. So to help with the fluid in the tranny pan, you can go ahead and pump out the fluid down there. Here's a shot of mine after removal. The scan tool is needed to know the temperature of the fluid which must be close to 40 degrees celsius. It may take less, but you want to be sure all the old fluid has been flushed out and you've got enough to top it off. Kinda like draining the oil out of your engine for a while.
A liter is just a touch more than a quart. Next, you'll need a small hose clamp, flare nut wrench and something to catch the fluid in. No matter the situation, Advance Auto Parts has the Automatic Transmission Fluid product you desperately need. I know there are better ways of doing it, but, for me, it is easy and cheap way and I'm sure it's much better than doing nothing at all. Changing break fluid in Chevrolet Suburban 2002 is also is a simple task. Watch the tube until you see bubbles or hear a bubbling sound and immediately shut the truck off.
Follow us on - - This site is not owned or operated by General Motors Company. When adding, be sure to fill to the appropriate level, as recommended in user manual for your Chevrolet Suburban 2002. The cold transmission fluid range is for reference only and is not trustworthy. I though I might do a write up since I haven't seen a how to with pics. This means you have to change your engine oil often such as every 1-2 months, depending on the miles driven.