No, this is not recommended. It's not very expensive and my research amongst different forums validated to not deviate from the original fluid. Before: After: Jeb I'm starting to worry,. Either way, I'm happy it's done. The factory fill and the over-the-counter fluid is blue, like a Smurf. I went to two separate Walmarts yesterday, two Advance Auto's, and one Autozone. I kinda made a mess, but the fluid is finally where it needs to be and is level at the bottom of the top fill hole.
Transfer cases are designed to operate with a specific material type and viscosity. This, of course, tends to cast doubt on the quality of the replacement filter. I had changed all my fluids tranny, engine, both diffs, transfer case to royal purple fluid. Superbee Okay, now I'm confused. This fluid is a light blue color rather than the red color of the previous fluids and is the next generation Automatic Transfer Case Fluid. They say it cures most, not all complaints.
The 2500 models do not have this option. I should have just bought and used a , but I thought I could get away without using one. If all goes well, I might change the rear diff between the rear wheels fluid too with Valvoline's Synthetic 75w90. The bottles came individually sealed in plastic wrap. I called the Stealer and they told me to use Smurf oil. I went to dealer for same stuff he said its 30 a quart I looked at him asked him how long he's had this job and asked again in a firm manner and he came back with the correct answer of 8 dollars for the bottle of smurf oil. No need to use a different lube in the front axle, synthetic 75W-90 is fine and preferred.
The Autotrac transfer case is only available on the 1500's. Engine and Transmission Warranty Claims If you are experiencing problems with an engine or transmission you purchased from Advance Auto Parts, please call 888 286-6772, Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 5:30pm Eastern Time. For all other products, please contact. All 4 by 4 trucks, should use the auto trac fluid. Fill until level with bottom of fill plug. Nevertheless, the consumer may feel uneasy about using replacement filters that are not original equipment. I used the castrol full synthetic dexron lll when I did mine.
In addition, a consumer can bring suit under the Magnuson - Moss Warranty Act. They've got a distribution center several hours north of my house, so I usually get my packages in 1-2 days. Makes me feel a bit better knowing that they're done. Contaminated fluid will decrease the life of the transfer case and should be replaced. It would get very annoying to here the vibration everytime you go above 30mph. .
International Shipping This item is not eligible for international shipping. There is no easy way to find this product on the web site. . It may sound stupid, but I like to put all new fluids in a vehicle that has 120k on it. I highly recommend getting a pump for the job because it's a nightmare otherwise. Still had original fluid in it from what I can tell, but it seems to have not hurt anything filling case with new fluid. I wanted to go with Amsoil everything but can't find it locally so went with Mobil 1 in the engine and Royal Purple in the Rear.
After some research I found out that it will not hurt to use this in place of the dexron lll. General Warranty Policy - applies to all products not covered by one of the below warranties. Don't use anything other then autotrac 2 blue stuff from the stealership. Can I mix different types or colors of transfer case fluid? My research on that concluded to stick with the aluminum bolts. The front differential I used Lusas because the wieght is different.
My Envoy has 120k on it, and I'm not sure if any of them have ever been changed. I called the Stealer and they told me to use Smurf oil. I used a tube on end of gear oil bottle and took forever for gear oil. I'm not going to remove the cover to clean it. They change the color, because on some vehicles the transmission fluid can leak into the transfer case and the were both pinkish red. There are fluid pumps that screw onto the bottle for cheap and work wonders. ?? Anywhere I can get it cheap? You never know what the previous owner put in the vehicle if anything.
If the consumer asks for the statement in writing, he will not receive it. Fluid works as it should, but it's more of an update for the product price. Always use the type of fluid as recommended by these sources as well. They can be placed into 4 wheel drive by push buttons instead of a manual lever. Some people have gotten that horrible clunking noises from not using the blue stuff. Front differential you get to drain and fill inside front driver side wheel well remove tire you will see. Helps to keep it clean and running free on those super cold mornings.
Found it today at a dealership, but not without searching! I can't find a reliable source anywhere that says my truck is supposed to take 2 or 3 quarts of front diff fluid. Just makes me feel better. Replacing transfer case fluid will minimize premature wear or damage caused by contaminated or worn out fluid. The rear Differential between the rear wheels will be changed, but it will have to wait until next spring. My New Process ran 85,000 miles using the Auto Track I. You never know what the previous owner put in the vehicle if anything.