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Auto Tcase fluid

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by MTC, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. MTC

    MTC Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Hi all new to plow site, but have learned alot over the past year .I would like to know do i have to use gm,s auto transfer case fluid or is there something else ot there. Could i use dextron iv.
  2. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    GM's own blue juice only.
  3. Detroitdan

    Detroitdan PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,937

    it depends on what vehicle we are talking about. I dont see anything in your sig. Mine all take Dextron atf
  4. MTC

    MTC Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Im new to this, did not give enought info.This plow truck is my frist with the push button t/case.Truck is 2004 gm 1500/4.8,4l60 auto. do i just bite the bullit and by the blue juice or is there any after market oil i can use,i only run synthic i all my stuff
  5. 06Sierra

    06Sierra PlowSite.com Addict
    from Maine
    Messages: 1,329

    You can run synthetic in everything but the T case. That has to be the GM stuff. The floor shift is different, but the push button with 4auto needs the blue stuff.

    OMGWTFBBQ Member
    Messages: 44

    That is partially correct. If you have the Auto 4wd button, you need to use the blue juice to have that work correctly. I ran regular atf in mine and it worked just fine, but I never used the auto button. If it needs to be in 4wd, I'll put it there.

    If you don't have the auto button, blue juice does nothing for you.