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1994 Chevy: What type transmission fluid goes..Silverado

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What type transmission fluid goes in 1994 Chevy 1500 Silverado Z-71   5 speed transmission?

HelloCustomer There are 2 different 5 speed transmissions available for your truck. One trans is a NV3500 and the other is a NV4500.


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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
How can you tell the differance? It is a 4x4
Ok, these transmission look very different from each other. The first picture is the NV3500, the second is the NV4500. If its a NV3500 it takes:
Lubricant Type

Synchro-Mesh Trans Fluid T2850

If it's the NV4500 it takes:

Lubricant Type Castrol Syntorq GL-4



Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Is there a compatible grade oil for the Synchro-Mesh Trans Fluid T2850, or can you only get it from GM.

That you are going to get from GM. You will need 4.0 pts of it.

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