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Condition Value
Engine oil Engine oil which meets GM Standard
GM6094M and displays the American
Petroleum Institute Certified for
Gasoline Engines starburst symbol. GM
Goodwrench® oil meets all the
requirements for your vehicle.
Engine coolant 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable
water and use only DEX-COOL®
coolant.
Hydraulic brake system Delco® Supreme 11 Brake Fluid or
equivalent DOT-3 brake fluid.
Windshield washer GM Optikleen Washer Solvent.
expand_moreHydraulic clutch system
5-speed transmission Hydraulic Clutch Fluid (GM Part No.
U.S. 12345347, in Canada 10953517)
or equivalent DOT-3 brake fluid.
6-speed transmission Hydraulic Clutch Fluid. Use only GM
Part No. U.S. 88958860, in Canada
88901244, Super DOT-4 brake fluid.
Power steering system GM Power Steering Fluid (GM Part
No. U.S. 89021184, in Canada
89021186).
expand_moreManual transmission
5-speed transmission with low gear (MW3) GM Goodwrench® Synthetic Manual
Transmission Fluid (GM Part No. U.S.
12346190, in Canada 10953477) or
equivalent SAE 75W-85 GL-4 gear oil.
5-speed transmission without low gear (MG5) Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (GM
Part No. U.S. 12345349, in Canada
10953465).
6-speed transmission Synthetic Transmission Fluid
approved to Allison Transmission®
specification TES-295 (GM Part No. U.S.
12378515, in Canada 88900701).
Automatic transmission DEXRON®-lll Automatic Transmission
Fluid. Look for "Approved for
the H-Specification" on the
label.
Key lock cylinders Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube
(GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in
Canada 10953474).
Floor shift linkage Lubriplate Lubricant Aerosol (GM
Part No. U.S. 12346293, in Canada
992723) or lubricant meeting
requirements of NLGI #2 Category LB or
GC-LB.
Chassis lubrication Chassis Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S.
12377985, in Canada 88901242) or
lubricant meeting requirements of
NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB.
expand_moreFront axle
Four-wheel drive SAE 80W-90 Axle Lubricant (GM Part
No. U.S. 1052271, in Canada
10950849).
All-wheel drive SAE 75W-90 Synthetic Axle Lubricant
(GM Part No. U.S. 12378261, in
Canada 10953455) meeting GM
Specification 9986115.
Usage Fluid/Lubricant
Rear axle (steerable) Synthetic Axle Lubricant; use only
GM Part No. U.S. 12378557, in
Canada 88901362.Do not add friction
modifier.
Manual transfer case DEXRONCD-III Automatic Transmission
Fluid. Look for "Approved for
the H-Specification" on the
label.
Automatic transfer case (AWD) AUTO-TRAK II Fluid (GM Part No.
U.S. 12378508, in Canada 10953626).
Transfer case (four-wheel drive) DEXRON®-lll Automatic Transmission
Fluid. Look for "Approved for
the H-Specification" on the
label.
Front axle drive shaft spline or one-piece drive shaft spline (two-wheel drive with automatic transmission) Spline Lubricant, Special Lubricant
(GM Part No. U.S. 12345879, in
Canada 10953511) or lubricant meeting
requirements of GM 9985830.
Rear drive line center spline Chassis Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S.
12377985, in Canada 88901242) or
lubricant meeting requirements of
NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB.
Hood hinges Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube
(GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in
Canada 10953474).
Door and seat hinges Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube
(GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in
Canada 10953474).
Tailgate handle pivot points, hinges, latch bolt, and linkage Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube
(GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in
Canada 10953474).
Weatherstrip conditioning Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM Part
No. U.S. 12345579, in Canada
992887).
Weatherstrip squeaks Synthetic Grease with Teflon,
Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12371287, in
Canada 10953437).

Chevrolet recommendations and specifications for oil and fluid for 2005 Silverado 1500.

Please be noted that all capacities listed here are approximate. Check fluid levels when adding or refilling as recommended in your 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 user's manual. Keep in mind that all information here is provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind.

Before doing any DIY service please check your insurance policy and Chevrolet warranty policy for your region. In some regions DIY service may invalidate your warranty.

Conquer your fears and never give up!

DIY car service is not as difficult as it looks like and it might save you thousands of dollars per year. It might be even fun and a good thing to do with your kids on a weekend to teach them how basic machinery works. It's really hard to screw something up and damage your car permanently if you use right tools, follow Chevrolet Silverado 1500 service manual and use right parts and fluids in prescribed amounts. Even modern cars stuffed with electronics can be serviced in your garage or even in your driveway. Changing engine oil, brake fluid, ATF, replacing brake pads, and etc. It's all may be done by yourself in a mater of a couple of hours.

Doing basic service for your 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 you're not only saving money, but also also improving your technical skills and learning something new.

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