Remove the oil drain bolt by turning it counter clockwise with the 15mm socket and ratcheting wrench. The brand is immaterial but it has to be diesel oil to have the ingredients needed to run a turbo. I asked him if a recalled had been issued for these vehicles in reference to this type of incident. . How many quarts of oil does this take? The contact stated that the engine indicator continuously illuminated on the instrument panel. When this happens it slows the speed at which the truck could go if it sensed the roads may be icy. The contact inspected the engine and observed fumes which started a small fire.
The vehicle started to run extremely rough and I pulled into a parking lot. Starter will engage, but engine response is sluggish. I then researched if any recalls have been issued for this vehicle. Once running, the engine performs as normal and subsequent starts are generally smooth and trouble-free. The truck would move but very slowly and it felt as if you had no control over it. I worry that the oil filter won't hold up for longer intervals.
I have always been a loyal Chevrolet consumer, my thoughts are changing. Now the internal temperature of the truck has to be at least 33 degrees or higher in order for it to start in the mornings. After stopping at a repair facility no obd codes appeared and on restart vehicle operated normally. We removed the fuse that was associated to the stabilitrack and for a moment worked. Allow the old oil to drain from the oil filter receptacle for a few minutes. Check the oil level on the dipstick. My oil pressure sending unit has been replaced twice in two months.
I found that a service bulletin was issued but not a recall. He stated that he did not know of a recall but I could drive it down to their service department and they could check the codes on it. Problem is less frequent when using factory remote start. You tube shows many videos with these trucks and how after they do one thing, it works, then they have to do another and another. I am a generational Chevrolet consumer, but that will probably change.
A buddy just bought a 2016 and it holds 8 quarts. If it is a diesel then it requires a special oil for diesels which is 15w40 weight and it holds 14. Warming up the engine will help suspend any contaminants within the old oil and allow it to drain out more quickly. Donations are not tax deductible. 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. Move the used oil catch container to just below the oil drain bolt.
Can someone tell me what the oil capacity is please? Please help alert the general public about this situation. The first steps are to warm up the engine for a few minutes, park the truck on a level surface, and turn off the engine. Do not over tighten the oil filter or use an oil filter wrench to tighten it. A second incident occurred in late February while turning a corner. Mar 04, 2018 It will be a diesel oil only, with a viscosity rating of 15w-30 or 20w-50 depending on the ambient temperature of your area.
The dealer replaced and re-routed the evap vent solenoid in order to prevent it from being damaged by snow and salt. Then while searching on you tube, we found that a sensor was replaced on other trucks. Sometimes engine will not turn over at all, other times the engine engages, but does so very rough and continues with a rough idle for about 1 minute. Also, if anyone knows where I can get an owner's manual for a 1999 Silverado, I would appreciate that info as well. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. Insert the automotive funnel in to the oil filler hole at the front left passenger side of the engine. It should be a recall.
Jun 13, 2010 You did not give your engine size or other information, but here is a list from the handbook. The V8 now came in two capacities designated 4. I don't know anywhere else to look besides watching Ebay. The approximate failure and current mileage was 90,500. Problem is that I do not have the owner's manual.