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#2300989 - 06/28/11 10:20 PM 97 chevy s10 manual fluid
mikebrown2008 Offline


Registered: 06/22/11
Posts: 17
Loc: texas
i want to change the manual transmission fluid in my 97 s10. Its the 2.2 5 speed. Anyone know what kind of fluid it takes?Also wouldnt hurt to change the rearend fluid. I guess that 80w90 would work there wouldnt it?


Edited by mikebrown2008 (06/28/11 10:20 PM)

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#2301006 - 06/28/11 10:43 PM Re: 97 chevy s10 manual fluid [Re: mikebrown2008]
oilboy123 Offline


Registered: 12/05/03
Posts: 6525
Loc: Everett, Washington
1997 CHEVROLET TRUCKS S10 PICKUP 2.2L 4-cyl Engine Code [4]
LUBRICANTS & FLUIDS:

Manual Transmission,NV1500......GLS [2]
Synthetic Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (5W-30) (MTFQT)
Manual Transmission,NV3500......GLS [3]
Synthetic Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (5W-30) (MTFQT)
Automatic Transmission,4L60-E......AF6 [4]
Synthetic Multi-Vehicle Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATFQT)
Low Viscosity Synthetic ATF (ATLQT)
Torque-Drive Synthetic Transmission Fluid (ATD1G)
Differential, Rear......GL-5
All TEMPS......80W-90 [5] [6]
SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
75W-90 Synthetic Long Life Gear Lube (FGRQT)
SEVERE GEAR 75W-110 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVTQT)
SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
Differential, Front......GL-5
All TEMPS......80W-90 [5] [7]
SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
75W-90 Synthetic Long Life Gear Lube (FGRQT)
SEVERE GEAR 75W-110 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVTQT)
SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
Transfer Case,W/ Manual TRC......GLS [8]
Torque-Drive Synthetic Transmission Fluid (ATD1G)
Synthetic Multi-Vehicle Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATFQT)
Transfer Case,W/ NV Elec......SLF [9]
No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
Fluids
Power Steering Fluid......PS
Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)
Brake Fluid......HB
AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-3 (BF3SN)
Clutch Fluid......HB
AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-3 (BF3SN)
[1] SAE 5W-30 is preferred.
[2] GM part no. 12377916 or equivalent
[3] GM part no. 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] Manufacturer recommends GM part no. 1052271 or equivalent
[6] Do not add limited slip additive.
[7] 1988-99 models
Do not use synthetic lubricant in axles using RTV sealant.
Synthetic lubricant will chemically attack RTV sealant.
American Axle has only approved the use of Synthetic
Lubricant 75W-90 GM part no. 12378261, as follows:
a. All 8.6 inch rear axles are compatible.
b. All 9.5 inch rear axles built before mid-February 1998
(RTV sealant used to seal cover pan) are not compatible
c. All 9.5 inch rear axles built after mid-February 1998
(equipped with cover pan & gasket) are compatible.
d. All 10.5 inch rear axles built prior to March 3, 1999 are
compatible if axle shafthub RTV sealer is replaced with GM
gasket part no. 327739.
[8] GM recommends Part No. 88861800 (Canada 88861801)
or equivalent for manual transmission, transfer
case applications.
[9] GM part no. 12378508 (U.S.), 10953626 (CAN)


Edited by oilboy123 (06/28/11 10:46 PM)
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#2301044 - 06/28/11 11:30 PM Re: 97 chevy s10 manual fluid [Re: mikebrown2008]
mikebrown2008 Offline


Registered: 06/22/11
Posts: 17
Loc: texas
Synthetic Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (5W-30) (MTFQT)
Is this something that is available at a parts store or has to be ordered. Just curious would mobil 1 5w30 synthetic work?

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#2301048 - 06/28/11 11:36 PM Re: 97 chevy s10 manual fluid [Re: mikebrown2008]
mechtech2 Offline


Registered: 09/05/06
Posts: 19479
Loc: Chicago Area
Also Amsoil or Redline in their respective synchromesh viscosities. Both are full synthetic and excellent.

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#2301082 - 06/29/11 01:21 AM Re: 97 chevy s10 manual fluid [Re: mikebrown2008]
oilboy123 Offline


Registered: 12/05/03
Posts: 6525
Loc: Everett, Washington
Originally Posted By: mikebrown2008
Synthetic Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (5W-30) (MTFQT)
Is this something that is available at a parts store or has to be ordered. Just curious would mobil 1 5w30 synthetic work?

I don't know what oil is equal to the Amsoil stuff. Maybe Pablo or someone does. You will probably be able to find something like it at a store. But Maybe not in a synthetic variety.

Don't know for sure though.
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