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Engine 4.2L 6-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Oil certification: API

  • Drain plug torque: 19 ft-lbs

  • Oil capacity: 7.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 4.2L 6-Cylinder: 0.044''

Engine 5.3L 8-Cylinder

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Oil certification: API

  • Drain plug torque: 19 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: 19 ft-lbs

  • Oil capacity: 6.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 6.0L 8-Cylinder :0.040''

Fuel

  • Capacity: 22.0 gal (83.3 L)

Coolant

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

  • Capacity: 
    • 4.2L L6:9.7 qt (9.2 L)

    • 5.3L V8 11.2 qt (10.6 L)

    • 6.0L V8 11.2 qt (10.6 L)

Transfer Case Lubricant

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

  • Capacity: 2.0 qt (1.8 L)

Transmission (Drain and Refill)

  • Capacity: 5.0 qt (4.7 L)

Hydraulic Brake System

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

Windshield Washer

  • Type: Optikleen® Washer Solvent  

Parking Brake Cable Guides

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

Power Steering System

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

Automatic Transmission

  • Type: DEXRON®-VI Automatic Transmission Fluid.

Key Lock Cylinders

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

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

  • Type: SAE 75W-90 Synthetic Axle Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 89021677, in Canada 89021678) meeting GM Specification 9986115.

Rear Axle (Except SS Model)

  • Type: SAE 75W-90 Synthetic Axle Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 89021677, in Canada 89021678) meeting GM Specification 9986115

Rear Axle (SS Model)

  • Type: SAE 75W-90 Synthetic Axle Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 89021677, in Canada 89021678) meeting GM Specification 9986115. With a complete drain and refill add 5.5 ounces (163 ml) of Limited-Slip Axle Lubricant Additive (GM Part No. U.S. 1052358, in Canada 992694)

Rear Driveline Center Spline and Universal Joints

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

Constant Velocity Universal Joint

  • 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 Latch Assembly, Secondary Latch, Pivots, Spring Anchor, and Release Pawl

  • 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.

Powertrain


CHEVROLET TRAILBLAZER FUEL CONSUMPTION

References


  1. 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer Owners Manual 

  2. Chevrolet Trailblazer - Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

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

Lights

Front Lights

  • Front Fog Light Bulb:

    • 880

    •  893

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb:194

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3757AK

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: 9005

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb: 9006

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    • 3157KX

  • Brake Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SC

    • 3157KX

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 2825L

  • Parking Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3757AK

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    • 3157KX

  • Tail Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    • 3157KX

Interior Lights

  • Courtesy Light Bulb: 194

  • Dome Light Bulb: 212-2

  • Glove Box Light Bulb: 194

  • Luggage Compartment Light Bulb: 212-2

  • Map Light Bulb: 2825L

  • Vanity Mirror Light Bulb: 7065