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How to change the oil in the four wheel drive transfer case for a 2000 chevy 1500 v8 5.3 liter

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Get under the truck, there is a drain plug and a fill plug at the transfer case which is at rear of the transmission, the drive shaft comes out the backk of the case, refill with ATF Type DEXRON VI

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Your front 4WD Transfer case is low on Gear Oil.
On warm days, the Gear Oil expands slightly, and is less viscous, so the "Service 4WD" light stays off. On colder days/mornings the story changes.

The following paragraph has info applying to the manual differential only:
The 2002 Trailblazer (the first year Chevy made the Trailblazer) has a Front Differential using 1.11 (that's 1 and 1/9th) Quarts Gear Oil, and a Rear Differential with a capacity of 2.29 (thats 2 and 2/7ths) Quarts Gear Oil.
The Gear Oil needed is GM Part No.12345349 or GM Part No.1052931 (they're identical), also known as "GM Synchromesh"(R), which is a type of GLS (Gear Lubricant, Special), also known as "Manual Synchromesh Transmission Fluid 5W30". A synthetic version of which sells for $12.70/qt (USD) at
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This is not to be confused with 5W30 motor oil (which can be had for $3.00/qt (USD)).

The 2002 Trailblazer 4WD Transfer Case (NV126 Transfer Case) capacity is 0.8 Liters of GM Part No.12378508 (US), also known as "GM Auto Trak II"(R).
Note that one Quart (US) = 0.946 Liter, so 0.8 Liter = 27.06 ounces.

Red Line sells something that they say replaces both GM Synchromesh and GM Auto-Trak II for $12.14/Qt and $44.55/Gal (US) at
http://www.shopwiki.com/Red-Line-MTL-70W80-GL~4-Gear-Oil-%281-Quart%29

13 Manufacturer Recalls apply to the 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer (model year 2002 was the first year Chevy offered the Trailblazer), and two recalls pertain to the 4WD Transfer Case. Note that one of the recalls applies to only 895 units, so your vehicle is unlikely to be affected by this Transfer Case recall.

2002 Trailblazer Recall ==========================
OCT 17, 2001 ' Recall ID# 54221

Recall Reason POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)
Recall Date OCT 17, 2001
Model Affected TRAILBLAZER
Potential Units Affected 78004

Recall Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4-WHEEL DRIVE. THE CALIBRATION OF THE TRANSFER CASE CONTROL MODULE COULD CAUSE INSUFFICIENT HIGH SPEED GEAR ENGAGEMENT.

Consequence
IF THE GEAR IS NOT ENGAGED, THE VEHICLE CAN ROLL WHEN THE TRANSMISSION IS IN "PARK" AND A CRASH COULD RESULT WITHOUT WARNING.

Remedy
DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE TRANSFER CASE CONTROL MODULE CALIBRATION TO INCREASE GEAR ENGAGEMENT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 6, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC AT 1-800-462-8782.

Notes
GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 01064/01065

2002 Trailblazer Recall ============================
SEP 05, 2001 ' Recall ID# 26006

Recall Reason POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)
Recall Date SEP 05, 2001
Model Affected TRAILBLAZER
Potential Units Affected 895

Recall Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES (4 WHEEL-DRIVE). SOME OF THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH A RANGE SHIFT COLLAR IN THE TRANSMISSION TRANSFER CASE THAT CONTAINS CRACKS.

Consequence
THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A COMPLETE FRACTURE OF THE RANGE SHIFT COLLAR AND SUBSEQUENT LOSS OF VEHICLE FORWARD AND REVERSE GEARS, AND THE INABILITY TO MAINTAIN "PARK" POSITION. THIS INCREASES THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH RESULTING FROM UNINTENDED MOVEMENT OF A PARKED VEHICLE.

Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TRANSFER CASES AND UPDATE THE CONTROL MODULE CALIBRATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 6, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC AT 1-800-462-8782.

Notes
GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 01061


Read about all (13) 2002 Chevy Trailblazer recalls at:
http://www.internetautoguide.com/10-12-2002-16-1287/2002-chevrolet-trailblazer-recalls.html

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  3. Get inside the car and remove the shift lever(s)
  4. Remove the starter
  5. Remove the clutch slave if there's one or disconnect all cables from the unit
  6. Support the car on stands so you can work easily under it.
  7. Drain the oil from the unit may have 1 or 2 drain plugs
  8. Remove the shafts making sure you marked the alignment where they are joined
  9. Support both the engine and the transmission unit with the appropriate jacks
  10. Unbolt the transmission from the engine
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