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Engine 4.3L 6-Cylinder 

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Oil certification: API

  • Drain plug torque: 18 ft-lbs

  • Oil capacity: 4.5 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 4.3L 6-Cylinder : 0.060''

Engine 4.8L 8-Cylinder 

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Oil certification: API

  • Drain plug torque: 18 ft-lbs

  • Oil capacity: 6.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 4.8L 8-Cylinder : 0.040''

Engine 5.3L 8-Cylinder 

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Oil certification: API

  • Drain plug torque: 18 ft-lbs

  • Oil capacity: 6.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 5.3L 8-Cylinder: 0.040''

Engine 6.0L 8-Cylinder

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Oil certification: API

  • Drain plug torque: 18 ft-lbs

  • Oil capacity: 6.0 quarts 

Spark Plug Gap

  • 6.0L 8-Cylinder:0.040''

Fuel

  • Capacity: 
  • Short Bed and 2500 LD : 26.0 gal (98.0 L)

  • Long Bed and Chassis Cab (Pickup Box Delete) : 34.0 gal (128.7 L)

  • Chassis Cab 3500 and 3500HD — front : 27.0 gal (102.0 L)

  • Chassis Cab 3500 and 3500HD — rear: 23.0 gal (87.0 L)

Transfer Case Fluid

  • Capacity:  2.0 qt (1.9 L)

Coolant

  • Type: 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and use only DEX-COOL® coolant.

  • Capacity:
    • 4.3L V6 Automatic with Front A/C Engine Fan Driven cooling system: 14.8 qt (14.0 L)

    • 4.3L V6 Automatic with Front A/C Electric Cooling Fan system:16.5 qt (15.6 L)

    • 4.3L V6 Manual with Front A/C Engine Fan Driven cooling system: 15.1 qt (14.3 L)

    • 4.3L V6 Manual with Front A/C Electric Cooling Fan system:16.6 qt (15.7 L)

    • 4.8L V8 Automatic with Front A/C Engine Fan Driven cooling system:15.2 qt (14.4 L)

    • 4.8L V8 Automatic with Front A/C Electric Cooling Fan system:16.8 qt (15.9 L)

    • 4.8L V8 Manual with Front A/C  Engine Fan Driven cooling system:15.5 qt (14.7 L)

    • 4.8L V8 Manual with Front A/C Electric Cooling Fan system: 17.0 qt (16.1 L)

    • 5.3L V8 Automatic with Front A/C Engine Fan Driven cooling system:15.2 qt (14.4 L)

    • 5.3L V8 Automatic with Front A/C Electric Cooling Fan system:16.8 qt (15.9 L)

    • 6.0L V8 Automatic Engine Fan Driven cooling system:16.2 qt (15.3 L)

    • 6.0L V8 Automatic Electric Cooling Fan system: 16.7 qt (15.8 L)

    • 6.0L V8 Manual Engine Fan Driven cooling system:16.7 qt (15.8 L)

    • 8.1L V8 HD Automatic Engine Fan Driven cooling system: 25.0 qt (23.7 L)

    • 8.1L V8 Automatic Engine Fan Driven cooling system 26.9 qt (25.5 L)

    • 8.1L V8 Manual Engine Fan Driven cooling system 27.1 qt (25.6 L)

    • 5.3L V8 Automatic with Front A/C Electric Cooling Fan system:16.8 qt (15.9 L)

    • 6.0L V8 Automatic Engine Fan Driven cooling system: 16.2 qt (15.3 L)

    • 6.0L V8 Automatic Engine Fan Driven cooling system: 16.7 qt (15.8 L)

    • 6.0L V8 Manual Engine Fan Driven cooling system: 16.7 qt (15.8 L)

    • 8.1L V8 HD Automatic Engine Fan Driven cooling system: 25.0 qt (23.7 L)

    • 8.1L V8 Automatic Engine Fan Driven cooling system: 26.9 qt (25.5 L)

    • 8.1L V8 Manual Engine Fan Driven cooling system: 27.1 qt (25.6L)

Transmission

  • Capacity:
    • Automatic Four Speed 4L80-E 7.7 qt (7.3 L)

    • Automatic Four Speed 4L60-E and 4L70–E 5.0 qt (4.7 L)

    • Automatic Six-Speed Allison 7.4 qt (7.0 L)

    • 2WD Manual Five Speed Getrag 2.5 qt (2.3 L)

    • 4WD Manual Five Speed Getrag 2.2 qt (2.0 L)

    • 2WD Manual Five Speed New Venture Gear 4.0 qt (3.8 L)

Hydraulic Brake System

  • Type: Delco® Supreme 11 Brake Fluid or equivalent DOT-3 brake fluid

Windshield Washer

  • Type: GM Optikleen® Washer Solvent.

 

Hydraulic Clutch System

  • Type: Hydraulic Clutch Fluid (GM Part No. U.S. 12345347, in Canada 10953517) or equivalent DOT-3 brake fluid.

Power Steering System

  • Type: GM Power Steering Fluid (GM Part No. U.S. 89021184, in Canada 89021186

Manual Transmission (5–Speed with Low Gear, RPO MW3)

  • Type: GM Goodwrench® Synthetic Manual Transmission Fluid (GM Part No. U.S. 12346190, in Canada 10953477) or equivalent  SAE 75W-85 GL-4 gear oil.

Manual Transmission (5–Speed without Low Gear, RPO MG5)

  • Type: Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (GM Part No. U.S. 12345349, in Canada 10953465

Automatic Transmission

  •  Type: DEXRON®-VI Automatic Transmission Fluid.

Key Lock Cylinder

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Canada 10953474)

Floor Shift Linkage

  • Type: 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

  • Type: Chassis Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 12377985, in Canada 88901242) or lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB

Front Axle (1500 Series)

  • Type: SAE 80W-90 Axle Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 1052271, in Canada 10950849)

Front Axle (1500 HD, 2500, 2500 HD, and 3500 Series)

  • Type: SAE 75W-90 Synthetic Axle Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 12378261, in Canada 10953455) meeting GM Specification 9986115.

Rear Axle

  • Type: SAE 75W-90 Synthetic Axle Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 12378261, in Canada 10953455) meeting GM Specification 9986115

Manual Transfer Case

  • Type: Manual Transmission Fluid (GM Part No. U.S. 88861800, in Canada 88861801)

Automatic Transfer Case

  • Type: AUTO-TRAK II Fluid (GM Part No. U.S. 12378508, in Canada 10953626).

Front Axle Propshaft Spline or One-Piece Propshaft Spline  (Two-Wheel Drive with Auto. Trans.)

  • Type: Spline Lubricant, Special Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 12345879, in Canada 10953511) or lubricant meeting requirements of GM 9985830

Rear Driveline Center Spline

  • Type: 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

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Canada 10953474)

Body Door Hinge Pins, Tailgate Hinge and Linkage, Folding Seats, and Fuel Door Hinge

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Canada 10953474).

Tailgate Handle Pivot Points, Hinges, Latch Bolt, and Linkage

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Canada 10953474)

Weatherstrip Conditioning

  • Type: Weatherstrip Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 3634770, in Canada 10953518) or Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM Part No. U.S. 12345579, in Canada 992887).

Weatherstrip Squeaks

  • Type: Synthetic Grease with Teflon, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12371287, in Canada 10953437).

Powertrain


Engine

  • Vortec 4300 (4.3 L) V6

  • Vortec 4800 (4.8 L) V8

  • Vortec 5300 (5.3 L) V8

  • Vortec 6000 (6.0 L) V8

Transmission

  • 4-speed 4L60-E automatic

  • 4-speed 4L65-E automatic

  • 4-speed 4L80-E automatic

  • 5-speed NV3500 manual

  • 5-speed NV4500 manual

Fuel Consumption


CHEVROLET SILVERADO FUEL CONSUMPTION

References


  1. 2007 Chevrolet Silverado Owners Manual

  2. Chevrolet Silverado - Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTSA.gov

Lights

Front Lights

  • Daytime Running Light Bulb:

    • H11LL

    •  4114K

  • Front Fog Light Bulb:

    • 5202

    • 9145

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb:

    • 194NA

    •  194

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 4157NAK

    •  3157AK

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: 9005

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb:

    • H11LL

    • 9006

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb:

    • 3047K

    •  3157K

  • Brake Light Bulb:

    • 3047K

    • 3157K

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: 921

  • License Plate Light Bulb:

    • 192

    • 194

  • Parking Light Bulb:

    • 4157NAK

    • 3157AK

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb:

    • PC195

    •  194

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 3047K

    •  3157K

  • Tail Light Bulb:

    • 3047K

    • 3157K

Interior Lights

  • Ash Tray Light Bulb:

    • 194

    •  161

  • Courtesy Light Bulb:

    • 194

    •  74

  • Dome Light Bulb:

    • 212-2

    •  211-2

    • 578

  • Engine Compartment Light Bulb: 93

  • Glove Box Light Bulb: 194

  • Luggage Compartment Light Bulb: 912

  • Map Light Bulb:

    • 212-2

    •  168