I'm not using a powertrain computer I'm trying to run it off the ecm just like the foctory would have if this truck came with the auto trans. All manual transmission have a drain plug on the transmission pan. I did drop the pan and change the filter and seal. If you are having problems with the transmission in your C1500 Suburban, 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. This is for doing the pan drop, filter change, refill, likely to be more if you do a complete system drain. Now, just seat the filter and be sure you've got it oriented correctly. This procedure will replace the 5-8 qts of fluid that are in the torque converter without having to use a power flush machine.
However, very little fluid will drip. So I think that's where the misunderstanding in this thread has come from. I always start out with less. It is completely safe and easy to do. You have a container large enough to hold the fluid in the torque converter. Reconnect the line, restart the truck, and top off the fluid to the needed level.
Take off the return trans cooler line that goes to the radiator. As in engine oils, use the heavier weight oil in hotter climates or for higher loads. I am about to do mine but have not done it yet so I do not know for certain how much it will take. Someone do one on a coolant flush so that I'll be motivated for that as well. They were on sale for crazy cheap. Isuzu started producing this transmisison in mid-2007, some '07 models use the fluid and some don't. I thank you very much for the reply your one of the few who have even said anything back.
Torque them to 97 in-lbs. So, pull pan replace filter and gasket, pan back. If you're not sure, ask your dealer. Some take motor oil, some take auto trans oil, some gear oil, and others take manual trans fluid. This makes a total capacity of 14 to 15 quarts of fluid for a complete flush. Use the dipstick to determine your level.
This is not a back-flush and will not dislodge any particles in the tranny. Therefor I know I can do it I'm just doing research tryin to find out the pieces I don't already know. Roger Posted on Apr 15, 2009 You have a 10 year old car that has been driven an average of 3,600 miles per year. Disconnect the line as mentioned in previous posts, have your helper start the truck when you're ready, and just slowly add fresh fluid through the fill as the transmission pumps it out, being careful not to dump it in faster than it's being pumped out. Oil Change With Filter 21 quarts 20.
Make sure to add enough extra oil to fill the auxiliary oil filter system. If it is a front or rear seal leaking, there are products to help stop a minor leak. If the air conditioning system in your vehicle needs refrigerant, be sure the proper refrigerant is used. Now it's time to change the filter and filter seal. Its showing over an inch above the full mark. This fluid is not expensive at all, it costs about the same as Dexron.
Take off the return trans cooler line that goes to the radiator. At this point, I'll go over how to change the filter. Have the helper kill the motor when you see the fluid change color. How do you fully drain it all, from the torque conv too? It would be best if you could find a tall, clear, 2-3 gallon container. If there is too much, you may have to pull some out. Have the helper kill the motor when you see the fluid change color.
Watch the tube until you see bubbles or hear a bubbling sound and immediately shut the truck off. This is when you know you've changed all the fluid. Be careful because there will be some fluid in there. If that does not stop the leak you will have to live with it or have the seals replace by a professional. The sequence is as follows. Once removed, look at the hole that the tube on the filter came from.
Its showing over an inch above the full mark. Would it be possible to remove the fluid from the trans if vacuum is applied to the cooler line since I have a fluid evacuator already? The transmission pan needs to be emptied and cleaned before re-installing it. It needs to seal tightly around the filter. If you have the extra cooler it may be a little more. It is protecting an E-clip Do Not Remove. I've got the wires going to the computer the rite way I just have to replace the prom chip with one from an automatic. Do the newer ones have a deeper pan? Search our site, and if you don't find what you need, please give us a call.
And where is the fill? However he is right about less mixing of fluid. You fill through the dipstick tube. We have this information and we give it to you for free. They are all a little bit different, but the procedure is the same when you want to change the transmission fluid and filter. Then, route the tubing and tape it to the bucket to secure it. The capacity for the 4L80E probably varies by year, too.