Just wondering if upgrading oil might help with that slight sound I hear as the dealer looks at it and said nothong was wrong like I figured they would The use of any additive in locking rear axles G80 is not recommended. Most importantly, you get a chance to look around under your Sierra 1500 for potential trouble spots. Requires crossbars or Thule Rack Solution. Do i need to remove the skidplate to access anything? In the interest of full disclosure, I don't use any oil on the dexos1 list, nor is it a normal brand you find in Wally World or parts stores. Engine oil can also break down over time, so even if the specified mileage has not been reached, auto manufacturers will recommend changing every year or so. I run Mobil1 Full Synthetic in my 2014, I used to run Valvoline a lot in my other stuff, no problems with either so far.
Any advice will be helpful. 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. Daniel Where do you live at? But boy, they sure can scare a lot of folks into thinking they can. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow. We'll hook you up with the correct oil and service, all at the right price.
Trailer weight ratings are calculated assuming properly equipped vehicle, plus driver and one passenger. Staff Member Shifting into Sixth Gear! Sometimes, these dealerships need to know that if you want to play hard ball, you had better wear your cup. Amsoil is also a great oil, but Royal Purple is my favorite by far. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow. When properly equipped, includes weight of vehicle, passengers, cargo and equipment. Rear axle additives are designed for use in limited slip differentials which are normally installed in cars.
When you change your own oil, you know that you are putting quality oil in your Sierra 1500 and that the filter is being changed too. Location of drain plug and size? See dealer for more information. I have no problem with that. Not much to add here, since we've debated dexos to death on the site. Pro Grade Protection also features multiple warranties that allow you to travel with confidence and allow you to drive boldly with peace of mind. Wondering how easy it is on this truck? These parts require proper lubrication in order to function properly and prevent damage.
. Xtended Guard Oil filter from Fram is an. Does not include air filters. I short changed the 1st oil change around 4000 miles and went with a full synthetic Dexos oil of course. What follows is our quick reference guide to many of the recommended routine maintenance tasks, most of which you can do yourself at home. If you need more guidance, or step by step instructions, check out our , or get the , or our.
Oil Change Engine Oil Type 5W30 Engine Oil Capacity 4. If it isn't printed on the oil cap, check your owners manual for the exact type before adding new oil. See participating dealer for other restrictions and complete details. I tried looking under it last night breifly but ths snow was dripping all over my face and eyes so couldnt see anything,, Basically looking for some information to make my life easier when I go to do it. Second, as far as specs and warranty are concerned you just need to pick a 5W-30 that meets the dexos spec. Maybe I am just old school.
In many cases the initial maintenance check is done at no cost check with the service department for more information. Accuracy improves when checking a cold engine off for two hours prior to starting. They screen out more harmful contaminants and prevent warpage, leaks, and poor fit for greater engine protection. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow. Personally I use fully synthetic. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.
Especially Mobil 1 or any full synthetic. Nearly all automobile parts, when allowed to stay in their broken or impaired state, can cause even more harm to related or nearby components. Years ago, engine oil changes were typically prescribed at a set interval, which was usually based upon mileage. See engine oil on page 10-11. The function and purpose of Automatic Transmission Fluid.