The interiors were also updated with power mirrors, revised climate controls, and cupholders that provided a more user-friendly environment. The bed liner material that came with the truck is resistant, and rarely scratches. The truck is economical enough overall that it provides decent gas mileage when used for commuting or driving long distances. It drives, rides and handles great. The power that the truck has to tow other vehicles or campers is incredible, and the fuel mileage doesn't seem to suffer much, if at all while towing. Only the short-wheelbase 4×4 with off-road suspension rides really harshly.
Please call or click on the tab for acceptable core conditions and details. The looks are fairly plain. That bests by one 400-pound sumo wrestler. It also had an extended-cab pickup that rode a 155. Also optional was the big 7.
This is the basic protection for your engine. Sportside trucks short bed only had flared rear fenders; those with regular fenders were called Fleetside. Every single issue I've had with the truck, has been easy to find the parts, as well as work on the truck due to having so much room in the engine bay. The 6L90 automatic six speed transmission is the heavy duty version of the 6L80E transmission. The belts found at the front of the engine are all made from rubber, making them vulnerable to extreme conditions. A K2500 4×4 with 5.
Insufficient tire pressure can have huge effect on your car's fuel economy. There's tons of light that come in through the large windows, and the dash is not in the way. Short-bed trucks 1500 series only rode a 117. Truly a remarkable truck for the road or the farm. Changing the oil and oil filter of your vehicle should be a priority and must be done regularly.
And living in a place where we have that most of the year, I couldn't ask for more. A flare-fendered sport option package went on sale. Sadly this cannot legally be displayed on the inside rear-view mirror, but instead shows up on the center screen. Engine Maintenance Tips for Chevrolet K2500 Pickup trucks like the Chevrolet K2500 will always be loved. This is the only way you can prolong its usefulness, and at the same time, it's an effective way of lowering down untimely repair cost.
Every single issue I've had with the truck, has been easy to find the parts, as well as work on the truck due to having so much room in the engine bay. The core deposit is added to your total then is completely refunded when it unit arrives at our facility. The oil keeps the engine parts lubricated, which is vital for these parts to function properly. The side door guard beams were added to minimize intrusion into the passenger compartment in case of a side impact. The bench seat is extremely comfortable, and easy to adjust. A new turbodiesel V8 engine debuted for heavy-duty use.
It was equipped with standard antilock rear brakes and a V6 engine. Short-bed Sportsides have a more sporty appearance and, with a larger V8, move impressively. Usually, the same engine consumes excess oil because the valve-guide seals on the exhaust valves are bad and have to be replaced. Our long list of upgrades make the 6L90E transmission heavy duty enough to handle the toughest of hauling and off road conditions encountered by the Yukon or Sierra. The main components of the truck have held up over the years and only needed basic maintenance or replacement at an appropriate time. And get ready for a clash of three titans as Chevy, Ford, and Ram face off at this year's truck-of-the-year contest. I would highly recommend them to anyone in the market for a transmission.
There is a high and low marking at the surface of the coolant bottle. Some systems are out of date, such as the air conditioner would need to be retrofitted for a newer coolant type. Don't wait for one of the engine's rubber belts to tear before replacing them since this can affect the performance of the engine. The body has held through tough winters and lots of road salt without rusting away. Rather, Chevy wants its heavy-duty trucks to be the easiest to live with—easy to load, to hook a trailer to, and to maneuver said trailer with. The 6L90E transmission has stronger input gear sets with six pinion gears and also a strengthened output gear set that has wider gears than the 6L80 transmission. Because we use so many new parts, our rebuild process doesn't require a perfect core to be sent back.
Aside from all of that, the 1996 Chevrolet 2500 has also been equipped with a second generation of On-Board Diagnostics for exhaust emissions monitoring. Snow-plow drivers will appreciate a front-end design that features an easily removable air-dam and plow mounting points that require no drilling into the bumper. If your vehicle was originally charged with R12 refrigerant, for example, the oil type specified, 'mineral', will not apply. So, I decided to go with a new Chevrolet Truck. By regular maintenance, of course. He knew exactly which transmission I needed and let me know the price and he also gave me a very good shipping quote. The problem is a stuck throttle valve inside the transmission.