Since you have a new truck, I would definitely use 5W-30 but unlike starspangled I would recommend using a conventional oil. I usually just buy the 5 gallon bucket of Rotella-T 15w-40 at the local auto parts store AutoZone or Advance that has the best price at the time. How many miles does it have? There are several possible answers from this point. Properly trained technicians have the equipment, tools, safety instructions, and know-how to do a job properly and safely. That engine used to take 6 quarts.
Thanks dlw1016a answered 3 years ago It should be listed in your owners manual under capacities I believe. If your vehicle was originally charged with R12 refrigerant, for example, the oil type specified, 'mineral', will not apply. First thing you're going to do is ensure that's where your… 2. Off the top of my head, I believe you'll want 6 quarts of 5w-30, but your owners manual will tell you specifically. No reason to cheap out on something so valuable as protecting your engine! I just changed mine earlier this week. I mean, you asking this question on here kind of makes me wonder. The reason why I ask this is if you do have close to 100 thousand the I would sudjest using a blend of 10w-30 synthetic.
Trouble code P0430 means: Catalyst System Low Efficiency Bank 2 I have a 5. So I would Drain the oil Change the filter Put the Plug back in the oil pan Add 5qts Start the truck and run for 30seconds or so check for leaks Shut it down Wait a few minutes Check the oil level and top it off so it's just to the full mark you may need… Look at your owners manual if available, if not then sometimes the oil cap has what it should be. 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. First, ask yourself - are you mechanically inclined enough to do this? I recently purchased a 1999 4. Hey guys and gals My 2012 Silverado 4. You can go longer in between oil changes on synthetic oil but it's twice as expensive.
And I've always used quakerstate for everything from vehicles to tractors but now I'm thinking maybe synthetic but don't know enough about it to switch. By measuring the oxygen in the exhaust gasses before and after the cat, the computer assesse … d whether or not the cat is doing its job. There are oxygen sensors before and after the catalytic converter. Check fluid level and add fluid as needed. Those and intake manifold gaskets are two recurring problems. Approximate, fill to level of fill plug. How many quarts of oil does this take? Can someone tell me what the oil capacity is please? The viscosity number is also listed on the oil filler cap.
It's a 2011 Silverado 1500, I believe 6. A buddy just bought a 2016 and it holds 8 quarts. After refill check oil level. I worry that the oil filter won't hold up for longer intervals. You should replace your fuel filter when you change your oil. It could also be caused by either or both of those two oxygen sensors going bad, or by exhaust leaks.
The maintenance section will tell the oil type as well. I have the same problem on my 2000 Chevy silverado 1500. The heavy cable connections one or more of the following on the + side from the positive battery post to the solenoid, from the solenoid to the starter, and on the - side from the starter to… There are four ways to find a ratio. EcoTec3 is 8qt not 8. Double check the owners manual for Silverado but I assume they would be the same. There is no need to drain the oil at this time, as this concern will not damage the engine nor affect operation.
I was thinking of changing it myself instead of taking it to the dealership and not sure on what type and how much oil to us and what oil filter to use. My manual for my 2018 correctly states 8qt not 8. There is also a recall on some Chevy trucks 2000-2004 something about a failure of all gauges, check with your local Chevy dealer. Oil analysis and science pretty much disproves that. Refrigerant and oil capacity guides are based on data provided by sources such as AllData and Mitchell.
I think bank 2 is the one on the right as you sit in the car looking forward. Also used a Napa platinum oil filter. Could I get some pointers on that? That will tell you the number of quarts, my truck's dip stick tell what viscosity to use. Man i fell in love with my Sierra! The information provided herein is a reference provided to you at no charge. You should always attempt to verify the information with your vehicle manual or information provided on the underhood stick, sometimes also located on the top of the accumulator. After refill check oil level.
There are two catalytic converters. Fully press and release the accelerator pedal three times within five seconds. Owners manual for 2012 Sierra 4. I changed the 2 sensor on the right pipe but problem is still the same. In this case, it's telling you that it's not.
Your battery may not be delivering enough current to the starter. I was thinking of changing it myself instead of taking it to the dealership and not sure on what type and how much oil to us and what oil filter to use. Those things will also cause O2 readings to the computer that are bogus and make it think the cat isn't working right. That would depend on the car it is in, because of the size of the oil pan. . I prefer regular oil at the recommend changes.