One of its proud make is the Fram Xtended Guard Oil Filter. Do all that and then you'll be a little bit closer to being as good as Toyota. Because frequent maintenance enhances the efficiency, performance and resale value of your car, we encourage you to follow our schedule. If it isn't printed on the oil cap, check your owners manual for the exact type before adding new oil. It would go through a quart about every 3000 miles still not alarming, but the truck did this from Day 1 until I turned it in after the lease with 34K miles on it. How do I tell what size ring gear I have in my diffs to know the fluid capacity for my 1500.
The only vehicle I've had that really burned a lot of oil was my '98 Tacoma with the 3. The calibration marks on my drain pan and 1 quart oil bottles must not be right then. I check it with engine hot and after sitting for a few minutes. When automobile components start deteriorating, it is smart to quickly find the important automotive parts and begin repairs right away to restore your driving quality and avoid raising repair rates. My brother in law has now reached almost 300K on his 99 Chev 6. Your owners manual is more accurate than the media info. All of these fluids are extremely harmful to your eyes and skin so it is important to protect yourself.
I ususally change my oil around 6K miles when the oil life monitor gets to around 10% and I always drain out between 5. If you look at the Sierra you will see that the 4. With attributes and styles that meet or pass the specifications of their original equipment equivalents, these oil filters can definitely save your vehicle both from poor performance and unanticipated malfunction. 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. The owners manual states the oil capacity is 6qt. Also, I noticed the oil filters do make a difference as some are a little larger than others.
Look in your owners manual under capacity's and it lists the engines and capacity for each. Now my '75 Camaro would go through a quart every 500 miles, but that was from leaking all over the place. . Especially when you consider the truck has had a 6K lb trailer behind it most of it's life. And maybe if the General works at it really hard, they can make the next model Trucks butt ugly as well.
Pretty sure they added the additive to the truck prior to it being delivered to me. We recommend wearing safety glasses whenever you are working under your Sierra 1500. And like Rambodog says, just fill it until you start to get it running out of the fill hole. Follow the directions on checking the oil, some are different. Rick answered 3 years ago I have a 2004 silverado crew cab 1500 4 wheel drive and my question is how much oil with a short filter compared to the long filter? Oh, and get rid of this awesome remote starter you now use and go with one that shuts the engine off when you open the doors, that way you can make more money on replacement starters. I also checked to make sure the dip stick tube is properly seated in the block. Do all that and then you'll be a little bit closer to being as good as Toyota.
My 2013 manual actually states this: Rear Differential: To get an accurate reading, the vehicle should be on a level surface. Marketing does a poor job of doing there homework. He has also had to replace one injector and the water pump. All of these fluids are extremely harmful to your eyes and skin so it is important to protect yourself. . Add only enough fluid to reach the proper level. You sure traded up for a durable platform didn't ya? Especially when you consider the truck has had a 6K lb trailer behind it most of it's life.
Your owners manual is more accurate than the media info. I realize this is almost like splitting hairs but you have read posts, including mine, that claim 6. There is no need to drain the oil at this time, as this concern will not damage the engine nor affect operation. 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 Sierra 1500. They said they've pulled dipsticks out of different 5. When I did my own change with a stock filter and Mobil-1, it hit the top of the cross hatches exactly.
If the condition exhibited is resolved without completing every step, the remaining steps do not need to be performed. There was a tsp regarding overfilling so they changed it. 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 Sierra 1500. My brother in law has now reached almost 300K on his 99 Chev 6. You can see Redvett's reply above and if anyone should know, he should. Thanks for the info you shared here and good day to you and your Tojo. That is what is odd.
Properly trained technicians have the equipment, tools, safety instructions, and know-how to do a job properly and safely. 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. Trey, Excellent response to the troll. When cold after sitting, 5. Hey Dave, Glad to see you are the happy owner of a Tundra. That is what is odd.