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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: 

Engine 5.3L 8-Cylinder

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Oil certification: DEXOS-1

  • Drain Plug Torque: 18 FT-LBS

  • Oil capacity: 6.0 quarts

Cooling System

  • Capacity:

    • VORTECTM 4300 V6

      • WITHOUT REAR HEATER:14.2 quarts (1 3.5 L)

      • WITH REAR HEATER: 16.3 quarts (15.5 L)
    • VORTECTM 4800 V8

      • WITHOUT REAR HEATER:14.7 quarts (1 4.0 L

      • WITH REAR HEATER: 16.9 quarts(16.0 L)
    • VORTECTM 5300 V8

      • WITHOUT REAR HEATER:13.9 quarts (13.2 L)

      • WITH REAR HEATER: 16.0 quarts (1 5.2 L)
    • VORTECTM 6000 V8

      • WITHOUT REAR HEATER:14.5 quarts (13.8 L)

      • WITH REAR HEATER: 17.1 quarts (1 6.2 L)    

Fuel

  • Capacity: 

    • Standard Tank (Passenger and Cargo)  31.0 gallons  (117.3L)

    • Standard Tank (Cab and Chassis )  35.0 gallons  (132.5 L)

Air Conditioning  Refrigerant

  • Capacity:
    • Front: 18lbs (0.81kg)

    • Front and Rear: 3.1 lbs (1.41kg) 

Engine Coolant

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

  • Capacity: 11.9 qt (11.3 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, Hood and Door Hinges

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. 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 and Rear Axle

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

Carrier Assembly – Differential (Rear Drive Module) and Transfer Case (Power Transfer Unit)

  • Type: SAE 75W-90 Synthetic Axle Lubricant (GM Part No. 88900401, in Canada 89021678).

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. 89021668, in Canada 89021674) or lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB.

Hood and Door Hinges, Body Door Hinge Pins, Liftgate Hinge and Linkage, Folding Seats, and Fuel Door Hinge

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

Outer Tailgate Handle Pivot Points and Hinges

  • 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 

GMT600

  • 4.3L L35 V6 (1996–2002)

  • 4.3L LU3 V6 (2002)

  • 5.0L L30 V8 (1996–2002)

  • 5.7L L31 V8 (1996–2002)

  • 7.4L L29 V8 (1996–2000)

  • 8.1L L18 V8 (2001–2002)

  • 6.5L Detroit Diesel V8 (1996–2002)

GMT610

  • 2.8L Duramax I4 turbo-diesel (2017–present)

  • 4.3L Vortec 4300/LU3 V6 (2003–2014)

  • 4.3L EcoTec3 4300/LV1 V6 (2018–present)

  • 4.8L Vortec 4800/LR4 V8 (2003–2007)

  • 4.8L Vortec 4800/LY2 V8 (2008–2009)

  • 4.8L Vortec 4800/L20 Flex-fuel V8 (2500/3500, 2010–2017)

  • 5.3L Vortec 5300 LM7 V8 (2003–2007)

  • 5.3L Vortec 5300/LMF Flex-fuel V8 (2008–2014)

  • 6.0L Vortec 6000/LQ4 V8 (2003–2008)

  • 6.0L Vortec 6000/L96 Flex-fuel V8 (2010–2020)

  • 6.0L Vortec 6000/LC8 gasoline/CNG/LPG V8 (2018–2020)

  • 6.6L Duramax Diesel V8 (2006–2016)

  • 6.6L L8T V8 (2021–present)

Transmission

GMT600

  • 4 speed automatic 4L60E (1500 series)

  • 4-speed automatic 4L80E (2500 and 3500 series)

GMT610

  • 4-speed automatic 4L60E on 1500 (2003–2014)

  • 4-speed automatic 4L80E on 2500 and 3500 (2003–2009)

  • 6-speed automatic 6L90-E on 2500 and 3500 (2010–present)

  • 8-speed automatic 8L90-E on 2.8L Duramax and 4.3L Ecotec3 V6 engines (2017–present)

Fuel Consumption


GMC SAVANA 2003 FUEL CONSUMPTION

 

References


  1. 2003 GMC SAVANA Owners Manual

  2. GMC SAVANA- Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

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

 

Lights

Front Lights

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 194

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3157KX

  • High Beam and Low Beam Headlight Bulb: H5054

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: 9005

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb: 9006

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3157KX

  • Brake Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3157KX

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: 912

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 194

  • Parking Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3157KX

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3157KX

  • Tail Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3157KX

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light BulbDome Light Bulb: 211-2

  • Engine Compartment Light Bulb: 578

  • Glove Box Light Bulb: 194

  • Luggage Compartment Light Bulb: 211-2

  • Map Light Bulb: 578

  • Vanity Mirror Light Bulb: 37