The four bolts that attach the torque converter to the flywheel are accessible from underneath the Silverado where the engine meets the transmission. Service the system when it is cool. We're just going to use some air tools to speed up the process. This process can be done entirely with hand tools. Actually, you can see down here it says cold.
It may require a light bump with a pry bar to disengage the drive shaft from the transfer case end. It was built by General Motors and used in many popular vehicles, including the the Silverado pick truck and the. Trans is still in there, I don't have an extension or the right socket to get a hold of the crank to stop it from turning. Then start your vehicle, put it in reverse and first or drive a couple times, get the transmission fluid circulating, and then at that point, check and fill until you're at the cold line. Using a wrench, remove the bolts that attach the transmission to the engine and the torque converter to the flywheel. First get the bolt lined up in the passenger side window, put the breaker bar on the pulley nut and have at it! May need to cut it though. Then drive your vehicle quite a bit, get the transmission nice and warm, and then check and make sure that the transmission fluid's in here.
I can see them from below, but there isnt enough space to fit a spanner. Here are the step by step instructions for replacing the 4L80E automatic transmission in your Chevy Suburban. I got a rebuilt unit. Now, replace your drain plug and tighten it back up. Going to try vise grips now that the trans is off.
I highly recommend doing so with a over one that was simply rebuilt. Tighten Tighten the bolts to 25 N·m 18 lb ft. Tighten Tighten the oil pan skid plate bolts to 20 N·m 15 lb ft. In this video, we're going to show you how to replace the transmission pan on this 2002 Chevy Suburban with the 5. I assume I am supposed to pull it forward till it mates with the bolts, but why did I bother spinning it all the way down if it doesn't need to be all the way down? If the transmission fluid level in your Sierra 1500 is low, you need to add transmission fluid through the dipstick tube.
Then take your transmission fluid and just replace the fluid. Do not use paints, lubricants, or corrosion inhibitors on fasteners or fastener joint surfaces unless specified. Want to know why I am so strong-willed? The harder you pull the tighter they grip: The bellhousing bolts are not regular Torx bits, they are a special torx bit. Hi, I'm Mike from 1A Auto. The sheild is also mounted to the exhaust, but how do you remove the sheild? Check out my e-book 'Finding Your Inner Will'.
I'll start it up, put it in reverse and first a couple times to circulate the transmission fluid. Once the transmission is loose from the engine, remove all the remaining bolts, then lower the transmission. Slide the drive shaft backwards and out of the rear of the transmission. How do you get access? The converters are supposed to be neutral balanced independently of the flexplate, but it is always safest to assemble in the same orientation. Bolts at the top of the bell housing attached to the engine at the back of the intake are hard to see. Does anyone have one lying around? Tighten Tighten the oil pan drain plug to 18 N·m 13 lb ft.
Make sure you have a drip pan underneath. Tonight I'm heading back over to my dads to working on this some more. Relax the jack holding the engine and lower the transmission jack to permit access to the upper trans mounting bolts, then remove the upper bolts. The speedometer cable attaches to the transmission with a single nut located at the end of the cable. Right here is the full hot line.
Specifically I need how to unbolt the flywheel and remove the transfer case. Just remove the drain plug. The filter seal may be stuck in the pump. What I thought was an allen bolt was indeed a Torx 40 head. If your pickup truck wants to keep its job, it has to be strong, but it also needs to be smart.
According to this diagram, there might be 3 bolts left instead of 2. Yes, that is how you know the converter is mounted correctly, there should be a small gap, then you pull the converter to the flywheel. You can use a large socket and ratchet on the front crank bolt to turn over the engine to gain access to all four bolts. Then wipe it down, replace the dipstick and check the level. Notice: Refer to in the Preface section. I am assuming that you either have the 6.
If it's not right, add more fluid and repeat the process. Remove the starter from the engine and remove the stamped steel closure ring surrounding the starter opening. Feed the pan back up in, over the exhaust, and use your pry bar and pry out again on the bracket for the shift cable so that the pan can go up into place. I removed the rear screw and loosened the forward one, which provided just enough clearance to remove the pan. There are three converter bolts, so you will need to rotate the engine three different times to access all of them. We hope this video helps you out. So I'm in the process of taking my transmission out, and I had a pdf on how it's supposed to come out but now I can't find it.