The manual shows it on the pan, but I can't find it at all. Would a Mobil 1 or Amsoil 75W-90 work the same? What really happened is when I undid the screws the oil just spilled over the top of the pan and all over the place. Let the truck warm up. Put a drain pan under the diff and remove the fill plug first, then the drain plug. One Hummer tech told me that you can do this without removing the drive shaft or the center support.
Then start the all the others. You have to remove the larger middle undercarriage protection piece, remove the center support beam for the transfer case, move the front drive shaft out of the way, try to drain the oil from the pan if you have a drain plug , remove the oil pan and get a bath of oil all over the place. If the linkage isn't in the right spot it won't work and the drive shaft will not have enough clearance to be reattached. You may notice the end of the drain plug and the fill plug has a magnet. Figure a small amount of lost fluid in the filter, etc. You may have to before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.
If you are having problems with the transmission in your H2, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. You can see the fun in the Durango pictures. Fill the diff until fluid is level with the fill hole. These H3's have basically two models of Transfer cases. Then slowly unscrew the others which will in theory drop the rear of the pan draining the oil. It is in a red, ribbed bottle and costs around 13. Please be sure to revew the at the bottom of the forum.
Offroad 4x4 fails, off road dash cam videos are uploaded for entertainment purposes only. Mating Bushing on the filter where it inserts into the transmission 7. Check owner's manual for specific recommendations. Fill the diff until fluid is level with the fill hole. When adding, be sure to fill to the appropriate level, as recommended in user manual for your Hummer H2 2003. In this install I removed the old filter bushing from the transmission just to see if it was the same as the new one.
Tighten the plug with the wrench by hand. Don't be surprised if you smell burning oil because you probably spilled transmission oil on the hot exhaust pipes. If anyone wants later fluid spec charts tell Neo and he can pass on the information and I'll email them to you. You do not want to crush the gasket, it will cause leaks. My information is well researched. Approximately how much fluid will I need in the front and in the rear differentials? I've found that these plugs are usually very tight. When adding transmission fluid to your H2, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill.
What you do is remove the pan screws at the rear of the truck. It is best to drive the vehicle for a mile or so before changing any fluids, as this suspends any contaminants in the fluids and ensures they will drain out with the fluids, and not sit in the bottom of the case. Humman Off Road Adventures video Never Seen Before Our Off Road channel is dedicated to extreme 4x4 off road overland adventures in different offroading conditions, and all makes and models 4x4 off-road trucks and cars. If the transmission fluid level on your H2 is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. While the transmission, cooler and torque converter use 13. If the air conditioning system in your vehicle needs refrigerant, be sure the proper refrigerant is used. As a note, I was responsible for that technical bulletin.
Note: not all air conditioning refrigerants are the same. I just did a tranny service and added 8 ounces 1 ounce per quart of transmission fluid capacity and it does shift much smoother. Drain the oil and remove the oil pan. Some don't think the trouble is worth the money saved and some just lack the confidence or basic knowledge to try it themselves. Club Sponsor Note: The information on this page is offered for guidance purposes only and is not a recommendation that anyone perform any task described. We recommended 4x4 offroad training and 4x4 education courses using online educational offroad training material, off road videos and 4x4 off road forums. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
With breaks and lunch it took up the whole day. Follow us on - - This site is not owned or operated by General Motors Company. Be sure it's not pour back from the bottle and the diff is really full - this can be achieved by using a rag to wipe inside the hole - if after removing the rag, fluid continues to drain out of the fill hole you are full. The manual warns against this, and mine seems a little high, but seems to be operating fine. Disclaimer: This video is for Entertainment purposes only! After your fluid is completely drained, apply pipe sealant to the drain plug threads and tighten to 18 lb-ft. Make sure that you start all of these bolts by hand. That's what I used too! Automatic Transmission Fluids What fluid to use is getting more and more complicated.