Also, the spark plug angle has been revised and the electrode is now closer to the center of the chamber to support optimal combustion. Temporarily replace the oil filler cap and push down the oil level dipstick. The exhaust port shapes are optimized for the new valve locations, with new port opening locations at the manifold face. Wait five minutes for the motor oil to settle in the drain pan. Place the jack about 5 inches behind the front wheel well on either the right or left side. But yes i usually change my own oil so im just waiting to run out of freebies. I notice my rear main seal was leaking around 40k miles, so it may just be losing it there.
Insert the automotive funnel in to the oil filler hole at the front left passenger side of the engine. It is sicking, and just the fact that you would just dishonor the American pickup truck as being a dependable and reliable truck, but I guess you do not care. Chevy, you have really dropped the ball on this issue, and it is disgusting that you will not recognize the issue, and for your owners having to pay out of pocket for your negligence and poor engine manufacturing. I decided that I wanted to get a new model bad move so I traded in the 2003 for a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban z71. Does car motor oil burn up? Now it is finally using oil and is now out of warranty. This filter, to my surprise will cost you more at an … oil chage business.
Before the oil change, the meter was at 50-55 all the time. It seems that you can take a page out of Volkswagen. My truck was a quart low between oil changes, maybe not to bad, but still shouldn't be low. Window switches stopped working, 4 wheel drive actuator went out. Are you sure you have a 2. I currently use approximately 2 quarts between oil changes if I follow the computer guideline for changing oil. It also provides another effective tool for controlling exhaust emissions.
Differences include larger door-pull handles, plus a new grille, hood and front fenders. Mackey from New Jersey , Mr. It is driven by the camshaft at the rear of the engine. If anything, the oil pressure seems lower than what it was before. Dual rear wheels and an 8-foot cargo box are available on 3500 models. Truck is a piece of crap, will never buy another Chevy. Truck runs better now with the oil change regular vs.
Unscrew the engine oil refill cap, on the left side of the engine. Wow I guess the maintenance cost is going to be higher than what it really should be for sure. The truck reached 30,000 miles when I changed it a couple of days ago. There's an air bag issue with it that gm hasn't fixed yet, the speaker for the onstar has a lot of feed back noise all the time, driver side window makes a gosh awful noise when its cold, and it bounces little crazy going down the hwy, changed tires and shocks, no difference. In addition to added front-seat legroom, headroom and hip room, Chevy made the interiors seem roomier by moving the dashboards down and forward a few inches.
Take responsibility for your actions, and fix this problem. Loosen the oil drain bolt counterclockwise. The crankshaft in the Gen V small block is located with new nodular main bearing caps — a significant upgrade over more conventional grey iron main caps. Unless they do a recall and fix the main issues this will be the last gm product I will own. Though few reviewers tested the Silverado four-wheel drive, those who did were pleased with the system.
Design of this advanced combustion system was optimized after thousands of hours of computational analysis, representing one of the most comprehensively engineered combustion systems ever developed by General Motors. Update from Apr 24, 2015 : After emptying the rest of the oil that was in the pan, I then found out that I had just over 2 quarts of oil running through my motor. Started using oil at 60,000 miles. The other four Z-based suspension names like Z71 are for a smooth ride, enhanced but not maximum trailer towing and handling, offroad capability and street performance. Chevrolet says the front seat belt pretensioners are designed to cinch the belts in a rear-end collision as well as a frontal impact, intended to prevent occupants from flopping around and being injured.
The 2014 Silverado and 2014 Sierra make the most of the technology, with improved engine mounts, electronic throttle control, adaptive exhaust systems, improved aerodynamics, low-rolling resistance tires, and other technologies that help the engines operate in four-cylinder mode for longer periods of time, further increasing efficiency. The four-wheel drive system acts as an all-wheel drive system on dry roads, distributing power as it detects wheel slippage. The lid has a nut designed into it to allow a wrench to unscrew it. As Edmunds points out, U. Explain the poor manufacturing, and to the extent that it would cause the lives of your customers? The filter is a baseball-sized cylinder. When you start feeling turning resistance, turn an extra two-thirds of a revolution using the filter wrench.
If it isn't printed on the oil cap, check your owners manual for the exact type before adding new oil. The cuts virtually eliminate friction on and movement of the exhaust manifold gaskets, helping ensure proper sealing for the life of the engine and reducing the chance of gasket failure. Additionally, the valves are splayed to reduce shrouding and enable greater airflow. So i wanted to know if anyone else that has a silverado with the 4. I hate to think about the poor people who know nothing about mechanics and have blown engines at the cost of the Chevrolet. The manual says it takes 6 quarts but mine actually takes 6.