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TRANSMISSION OIL PAN

I AM LOOKING FOR INFO ON HOW TO TELL IF MY 2003 JIMMY 4.3 VORTEC 4X4 HAS A SHALLOW OR DEEP TRANSMISSION OIL PAN CAN ANYBODY HELP ME WITH THIS

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  • mmt131320 Feb 20, 2009

    I have found an answer to my question a gmc jimmy with 4 wheel drive has the deep transmission fluid pan the 2 wheel drive the shallow as for looking in chiltons or haynes they were absolutely no help at all, as to being important try and fit the wrong tranny filtre in your vehicle there is a big diffrence

  • mmt131320 Feb 21, 2009

    to karsmart92 if the depth of the pan is unimportant why would there be two pans one deep and one shallow this has nothing to do with checking the fluid levels and everything to do with changing the filtre plus i have recently found that the deep fluid pan is for the 4x4 trans mission mated to the 4.3 litre vortec engine so the depth of the pan is actually very important and there is two different filtres a long neck/4x4,and a short neck/2x4 ther is nothing in the manuals about this.

  • crimson666 May 11, 2010

    go to checker and get a chilton or haynes guide for that vehicle or have one of the employees checkwhy do you need to find this out?

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    vortec v6 4.3

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20 bolts, its the deep pan, 16 bolts, its the shallow...

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The depth of the tranny pan isn't really important. if you want to check the fluid let the vehicle idle and check it while its running unless its manual than you'll have to do it from underneath

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