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2000 CHEVROLET TRUCKS SILVERADO 1500 PICKUP 5.3L 8-cyl Engine Code [T]   
 LUBRICANTS & FLUIDS:
Engine Oil
     Grade 1......API*

Maximum Performance SAE 5W-30 Signature Series 100% Synthetic Motor Oil (ASLQT) SAE 5W-30 Signature Series 100% Synthetic Motor Oil (ASLQT)

Performance Plus XL 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil (XLFQT) XL 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil (XLFQT)

Performance OE 5W30 Synthetic Motor Oil (OEFQT) OE 5W30 Synthetic Motor Oil (OEFQT)

     Above 0 F......10W-30
     All TEMPS......5W-30 [1]
Manual Transmission,NV4500......GL-4
     All TEMPS......75W-85 [2]
         Synthetic Manual Transmission and Transaxle Gear Lube (75W-90) API GL-4 (MTGQT)
Manual Transmission,NV3500......GLS [3]
     All TEMPS......
         Synthetic Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (5W-30) (MTFQT)
Automatic Transmission,4L60-E......AF6 [4]
         Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATL) (ATLQT)
         OE Fuel-Efficient Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (OTLQT)
Differential, Front S4WD......GL-5
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [5]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Differential, Rear 9.5 RG......GL-5
     All TEMPS......75W-90 [6]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Differential, Rear 8.6 RG......GL-5
     All TEMPS......75W-90 [6]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Differential, Front F4WD......GL-5
     All TEMPS......75W-90 [6]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Transfer Case,NVG 246......SLF [7]
         No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
Transfer Case,NVG 261......GLS [8]
         Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) (ATFQT)
         OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (OTFQT)
         Torque-Drive Synthetic Transmission Fluid (ATD1G)
Fluids
     Brake Fluid......HB
         AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-3 (BF3SN) [9]
     Clutch Fluid......HB
         AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-3 (BF3SN) [9]
     Power Steering Fluid......PS
         Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN) [10]
[1] SAE 5W-30 is preferred.
[2] Synthetic gear oil, GM P/N 12346190 or equivalent.
[3] GM P/N 12345349 or equivalent.
[4] This specification has been updated from Dexron II or III to
Dexron VI per a Technical Service Bulletin from the
manufacturer
[5] GM Part No US 89021671 Canada 89021672
[6] Synthetic axle lubricant GM Part no. 89021677 / Canada
89021678 formulated to meet GM Specification 9986115.
[7] GM part no. 12378508 (U.S.), 10953626 (CAN)
[8] GM recommends Part No. 88861800 (Canada 88861801)
or equivalent for manual transmission, transfer
case applications.
[9] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3 P/N 12345347, spec. 9985642
[10] GM P/N 1052884, Spec 9985010
 FILTERS:
Oil Filter Absolute Efficiency Oil Filter (EA15K32)
Oil Filter WIX 51042 Oil Filter
Air Filter Absolute Efficiency Air Filter (EAA123) [1] [2]
Air Filter WIX 42488 Air Filter [3]
Air Filter WIX 42487 Air Filter [4]
Cabin Air Filter WIX 24805 Cabin Air Filter [5]
Transmission Filter WIX 58904 Trans Filter [6]
Transmission Filter WIX 58847 Auto Tran Filter [7]
Transmission Filter WIX 58608 Auto Tran Filter [8]
[1] Heavy duty service.
[2] Standard.
[3] Heavy Duty Version
[4] Light Duty Version
[5] Not all models may be outfitted with a cabin air filter. Please verify before ordering.
[6] 4L60E - Shallow Pan
[7] 4L60E - Deep Pan
[8] 4L80E
 NGK PLUGS AND WIRESETS:
GPSERIESPLUGTR5GP
IXIRIDIUMPLUGTR5IX
PREMIUMIRIDIUMPLUGIZTR5B-11
PREMIUMPLATINUMPLUGPTR5D-10
VPOWERPLUGTR5
WIRESETWIRESETRC-GMX091 [1]
[1] 10.5 leads
 WIPER BLADES:
Blade ClassDriverPassenger
ExactFit T221  T221 
NeoForm T16220  T16220 
Winter T37225  T37225 
 CHASSIS LUBRICATION:
4WD
      11 Fittings, 0 Plugs..........LB
         Synthetic Multi Purpose #2 (GLC3P)
         Synthetic Water Resistant #2 (GWR3P)
         DOMINATOR Synthetic Racing Grease NLGI#2 GC/LB (GRGCR)
RWD
      6 Fittings, 0 Plugs..........LB
         Synthetic Multi Purpose #2 (GLC3P)
         Synthetic Water Resistant #2 (GWR3P)
         DOMINATOR Synthetic Racing Grease NLGI#2 GC/LB (GRGCR)
 CAPACITIES:
Engine, with filter..........6 quarts [1]
Cooling System, AT Initial Fill..........13.4 quarts
AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
Cooling System, With AT & Optional AC Initial Fill..........14.9 quarts
AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
Automatic Transmission, 4L60-E Initial Fill..........5 quarts
Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
   4 speed 4L60-E..........11.2 quarts
Manual Transmission, NV3500..........4.2 pints [2]
Manual Transmission, NV4500..........7.8 pints
Differential, F4WD Front..........3.4 pints
Differential, S4WD Front..........3.4 pints
Differential, 8.6 RingGear Rear..........4.2 pints
Differential, 9.5 RingGear Rear..........5.5 pints
Transfer Case, NVG 246..........4 pints
Transfer Case, NVG 261..........4.6 pints
[1] After refill check oil level.
[2] Approximate, fill until level with bottom of fill plug.
 TORQUES:
   Oil Drain Plug.....18 ft/lbs
   Manual Transmission NV3500
     Fill Plug 44 ft/lbs
     Drain Plug 44 ft/lbs
   Manual Transmission NV4500 Hex Head
     Fill Plug NA ft/lbs
     Drain Plug 27 ft/lbs
   Manual Transmission NV4500 SQH
     Fill Plug 30 ft/lbs
     Drain Plug 30 ft/lbs
   Transfer Case NV246
     Fill Plug 15 ft/lbs
     Drain Plug 15 ft/lbs

   Transfer Case NVG 261
     Fill Plug 18 ft/lbs
     Drain Plug 18 ft/lbs

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