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Experience:  GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.
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1989 chevy: speed manual..4x4..trans an transfer case

Customer Question

i have a 1989 chevy 1500 pu with a 4.3l 5 speed manual 4x4 wat kinda fluid do i put in trans an transfer case
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 5 years ago.

GM Tech (Cam) :

Hello, I'm Cam. Please include all the details about your issue so I can accurately advise you. I cannot see your vehicle so please be detailed.

GM Tech (Cam) :

one moment while I get those for you.

Customer:

its a 5 speed manual 4.3 l 1500 4x4 wat fluids do i use in trans n transfer case

GM Tech (Cam) :

The transmission is a manual transmission fluid not a gear oil or dexron,

GM Tech (Cam) :

so something like castrol syntorq

GM Tech (Cam) :

transfer case is dexron 3 or gm's fluid for transfer case, part number 88861801

Customer:

regular motor oil or wat 4 transmission

GM Tech (Cam) :

not motor oil, special transmission oil for manual transmisions.

Customer:

were do u get that at

GM Tech (Cam) :

any part store.

GM Tech (Cam) :

Castrol Syntorq should be the type of fluid for the transmission.

GM Tech (Cam) :

Please reply back if you need additional help or press ACCEPT If my answer was helpful. You can reopen it at any time by replying to it and I will answer ASAP. PLease keep in mind that as experts on this site, we are only compensated for our time spent helping customers once ACCEPT is selected. Thanks again for using Just Answer. Cam.