Want to make it last? Rowefast answered about a year ago Unfortunately, there is no plug to pull for the torque converter or the transmission pan. 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. Because the pan is deeper than stock, the pan has filter supports cast in. Ford manufactures a 260-cubic inch displacement V8 that qualifies as a 4. It used to be that changing oil every 3,000 miles made sense, but times have changed. Spin the new filter onto the oil pan hand tight.
I followed the instructions provided and reused the silicone gasket from the stock pan. Trans fluid temp was 88 deg C and steady for the last hour of the trip. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 2007-present. The plug will be very tight. That will expose the coil packs that have electrical connections to them. The engine's oil pump attaches to the engine block with 65 foot-pounds of torque.
He emailed us pictures and let us know the pan worked great. As it happened I had to drive 180kms one way and had the cruise set at 115 kph approx. If your Sierra 1500 is too low to the ground to access your drain plug and oil filter, be sure to use jack stands and safe jacking procedures before getting under your Sierra 1500. Here's how to change the transfer case oil. Click on image to view larger. Terrain was southern Ontario were things are fairly flat.
Loosening the exhaust pipe for installation: You might need to lower the exhaust cross over pipe to install this pan or do a service with the stock pan. One poster was vehemently against using the torque spec because the spec is for a dry plug, not a wet oily one as you get when you change the oil. The stock pan measures about 17 x 11 x 3 inches. The cost of synthetic keeps coming down while the cost of conventional oil keeps going up. Please make sure the gasket is clean and free of any holes or nicks to avoid leaks.
I am sure that there is an actual torque specification, but I have never seen it. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 2007-present. Although the polish finish pan is usually only for show trucks, it does look great on this daily driver. Click on image to view larger. I at least just want to use it as a reference.
Replace screws in bottom of assembly. The Vortec engine has a. The first image shows the stock pan and the exhaust crossover pipe. He got the pan in the cast finish then painted it engine semi gloss black and sanded off the high points. They are located along the top of the motor cenerline. Be very care ful of mom and … pop shops. 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.
All of these fluids are extremely harmful to your eyes and skin so it is important to protect yourself. Unplug the old unit and plug in the new one. After you remove the filter, wipe the surface clean where the filter screws onto the oil pan clean. This quick reference guide answers many questions that occur during routine maintenance tasks. The coilpack for the rear cylinder is under the cowl and takes a long reach but a long extension will fit just right for removing the plug. The oil pump attaches with 65 foot-pounds of torque.
Bolt - Rod Cap Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade: Connecting Rod To Crankshaft 45 Ft-Lbs 540 In-Lbs 61. For the installation, the exhaust had to be off the manifolds on both sides to get clearance for the pan. Plug loosens more easily hot than cold. Because of the big leak, will my transmission be damaged? Pull out the dipstick to see if the oil level shows on it. 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.