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    What kind of fluid for transfer case? and other ?

    02 silverado 1500 5.3L 4x4

    what fluid do i use for transfer case and how much of it?

    and if i drain the tranny fluid out the pan to change filter and fluid how much do i need to fill her back up? average amount should be fine

    thanks lads
    2002 silverado 1500 extended cab short bed 5.3L

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    Re: What kind of fluid for transfer case? and other ?

    Auto-trac II fluid...takes about 2 quarts and is a dealer only item. Around $9 a quart but varies by dealer.
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    Re: What kind of fluid for transfer case? and other ?

    trans pan refill is usually roughly 5qts after filter change

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    Re: What kind of fluid for transfer case? and other ?

    any specific tranny fluid i need? or will napa stuff work?

    and the mitchell spec sheet for truck says 2 diff fluids for transfer case one is autotrak 2 for automatic tcase control and it says
    dextron 3 for part time transfer case control which is which tad confused here
    Last edited by Chevy53; 04-29-2012 at 09:58 AM.
    2002 silverado 1500 extended cab short bed 5.3L

    current mods -

    Aftermarket speakers and aftermarket headunit
    Cree reverse light bulbs
    Custom flowmaster original 40 series exhaust
    Candied tails
    Blackbear Tune


    Future
    Converted cluster bulbs to leds - only turn signals to go

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