Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and an Android compatible smartphone running Android 5. My wife probably drives the vehicle 1000 miles per month. The Tahoe is supposed to be a luxury vehicle and it really looks nice with a jug of oil in the rear floorboard! Just have to wait for it to cool down so I can put the heat shield back on. Hate the idea but I'm almost ready to do this. Got a feeling I won't be doing this today until I can get this figured out. When I first bought the truck I had to have it put in the shop for multiple problems. Your Chevrolet dealer has Certified Service expert technicians who will perform this work and reset the system.
Dump in 3-4 quarts through the filler tube? Use with… Just warning you, its gonna be expensive. Replace the oil filler cap by twisting it on in the clockwise direction and push down the dipstick. Aug 13, 2010 oil filter located inside of front drivers side fender. I'd likely get the filter from there as well. Slide the used oil catch basin to just below the oil drain bolt. This is a blind procedure with no way to check the results.
Warming up the engine will help suspend any contaminants within the old oil and also allow it to drain out faster. Will 12 quarts do the job? It is annoying because I just got it an oil change. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution. Most Chevrolets have the oil type printed on the oil cap - it will likely be 5W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-30 or 10W-40. No oil hits the ground, no smoke, it just getting burned up in the cylinders so completely that it doesn't smoke. Every 1500 to 2000 miles I have to add oil to it.
I think I have this all wrong. Tighten up the new filter and then take the car off the jacks. The most forward one seems a bitch to get to. You can find it next to the dipstick. If I remove the bottom side on the radiator, it would just pour out the bottom of the radiator, right? The problem I am having is having to put oil in my truck every week and that i have to change spark plug in it once a month.
Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution. So whats right, 80 inch lbs or 120 inch lbs? I think either way I go at it, I'd like to remove the cable from the selector and bracket. Amazon says fits 2007 tahoe blah blah blah. Pan drops shouldn't be that hard unless there's something really funky with full size trucks. Once you have the old fluid out, my recommendation is to add a tranny cooler and drain plug for making the job so much easier the next time. Your manufacturer will specify the oil change interval and oil type and weight for your specific vehicle. The way I see it happening is pumping from trans to aux cooler to radiator cooler to trans.
Exhaust seems out of the question for me. This video shows you the location of your oil drain plug, oil filter, oil fill cap and dipstick in addition to the steps needed to change the oil and filter in your Tahoe. Next day I replaced the 7 spark plug and, sure enough, all prior symptoms disappeared. Still topping off every 1k miles or so. Disconnect the lines from the oil filter, disconnect the stabilizer bars from the transmission to free the space needed to get all the bolts out from the oil pan. I just did this job myself Saturday.
You will see a round black piece of plastic with a hexagon fitting. So I am guessing the bottom side is the return to the transmission. I was so excited once I got the 4 qts out. Of course thats o'riellys price on single quart atf, maybe I can get it cheaper elsewhere in bulk quantity? Turn the key and the seat belt light dings and the lights and stereo come on but turn the key to start and nothing. Seems a touch on the high side. I made an appointment to have the dealer diagnose the problems.
You can also drive a screwdriver through the filter and use that as a handle with more leverage to loosen it. I guess its making me nervous about this lol. Once you pull the oil cap off you can pull off the big plastic cover that sits over the engine. One is, should I pay to have the dealer do it? Or should I search for a torque wrench on a smaller scale from advance? I checked the net and found that this is a rather common problem with these engines. Is this something underneath the pan? Tighten Tighten the bolts to 12 N·m 106 lb in. Add more oil if needed. Contacted Ballweg and they said it was common to use a quart if oil every 2,000 miles.