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Condition Value
Transfer Case (pickup) DEXRON®-lll, Automatic Transmission
Fluid
Automatic transmission DEXRON®-lll, Automatic Transmission
Fluid
Door and seat hinges Multi-Purpose lubricant, Superlube®
(GM P/N 12346241 or equivalent).
Chassis lubrication Chassis Lubricant (GM Part No.
12377985 or equivalent) or lubricant
meeting requirements of NLGI # 2
Category LB or GC-LB.
Engine coolant 50/50 mixture of clean drinkable
water and use only GM Goodwrench®
DEX-COOL® or Havoline® DEX-COOL®
coolant.
Floor shift linkage Lubriplate ® Lubricant Aerosol (GM
Part No. 12346293 or equivalent) or
lubricant meeting requirements of
NLGI # 2 Category LB or GC-LB.
expand_moreFront axle
All-wheel drive SAE 80W-90 Axle Lubricant (GM P/N
1052271 or equivalent).
Four-wheel drive SAE 75W-90 Synthetic Axle Lubricant
( GM part No. 12378261) or
equivalent meeting GM Specification
9986115.
Front axle drive shaft spline or one-piece drive shaft spline (two-wheel drive with automatic transmission) Spline Lubricant, Special Lubricant
(GM Part No. 12345879) or
lubricant meeting requirements of GM
9985830.
Hood hinges Multi-Purpose lubricant, Superlube
® (GM Part No. 12346241 or
equivalent).
Hood Latch, pivots, and release pawl Lubriplate ® Lubricant Aerosol (GM
Part No. 12346293 or equivalent) or
lubricant meeting requirements of
NLGI # 2, Category LB or GC-LB.
Hydraulic brake system Delco Supreme 11® Brake Fluid (GM
P/N 12377967 or equivalent DOT-3
brake fluid).
Hydraulic clutch system Hydraulic Clutch Fluid (GM Part No.
12345347 or equivalent DOT-3 brake
fluid).
Key lock cylinders Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube®
(GM P/N 12346241 or equivalent).
Manual transfer case DEXRON®-lll Automatic Transmission
Fluid
expand_moreManual transmission
5-speed transmission without low gear (MG5) Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (GM
Part No. 12345349 or equivalent).
5-speed transmission with low gear (MW3) GM Goodwrench Synthetic Manual
Transmission Fluid (GM Part No.
12346190-1 qt.) or equivalent SAE 75W-85
GL-4 gear oil.
6-speed transmission TransSynd ™ Synthetic Automatic
Transmission Fluid (GM Par No.
12378515).
Outer tailgate handle pivot points Multi-Purpose lubricant, Superlube®
(GM P/N 12346241 or equivalent).
Parking Brake Cable Guides Chassis Lubricant (GM Part No.
12377985 or equivalent) or lubricant
meeting requiremetns of NLGI # 2,
Category LB or GC-LB.
Power steering system GM Power Steering Fluid (GM P/N
1052884 -1 pint, 1050017 -1 quart, or
equivalent).
Weatherstrip conditioning Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM P/N
12345579 or equivalent).
Windshield washer solvent GM Optikleen ® Washer Solvent (GM
Part No. 1051515) or equivalent.
Weatherstrip squeaks Synthetic Grease with Teflon,
Superlube ® (GM Part No. 12371287 or
equivalent).
Tailgate handle pivot points, hinges, latch bolt and linkage Multi-Purpose lubricant, Superlube®
(GM P/N 12346241 or equivalent).
Rear axle SAE 75W-90 Synthetic Axle
Lubricant, GM Part No. 12378261 (in Canada
use Part No. 10953455) or equivalent
meeting GM Specification 9986115.
Rear drive line center spline Chassis Lubricant (GM Par No.
12377985 or equivalent) or lubricant
meeting requirements of NLGI # 2,
Category LB or GC-LB.

Chevrolet recommendations and specifications for oil and fluid for 2000 Silverado 1500.

Please be noted that all capacities listed here are approximate. Check fluid levels when adding or refilling as recommended in your 2000 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 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 you're not only saving money, but also also improving your technical skills and learning something new.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 First generation model years

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