What gear oil is used in the rear end? Does it have to be synthetic?

Asked by Mar 30, 2007 at 09:12 PM about the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 3 Dr LS 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

14,440

Hello mcgyver1467-- The gear oil that would fit either of the differentials available on the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado is indeed synthetic, with a weight of 75w90. For information about non-synthetic oils, I would need more information about your truck. Good luck from Bovan.

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • What gear oil should i use in the rear differential on my 2007 silverado 2wd 1500? 3 answers

    My 2007 silverado 1500 has over 126,000 miles on it and I need to change the rear diff oil. I drive 100 miles a day round trip to work and back, mostly on the interstate. I rarely haul any heavy loads...

    2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Crew Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • I just bought a 2004 silverado with 104000 on it. Can I start using synthetic oil in it? 2 answers

    Chevrolet Silverado 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • OIl pressure still drops after changing oil sending unit? 91 answers

    When truck is first started, oil pressure is normal, around 40 psi. When engine temp starts up, oil pressure slowly falls until "Stop Engine - Low Oil Pressure" warning comes on. Switch truck off a fe...

    2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ Crew Cab 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Oil capacity 5 answers

    I've never owned a Chevy until recently, and I need to change the oil but don't like taking my vehicles to shops unless i have to. It's a 2011 Silverado 1500, I believe 6.2 v8 (was listed with 5....

    2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ Crew Cab 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Synthetic oil 28 answers

    I have a 2002 Camaro 3.8L V6 with 66,500 miles.Would it be OK to switch to Synthetic oil?

    2002 Chevrolet Camaro Base Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Questions

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Experts

#1 John Carson
John Carson
Reputation 1,910
#2 Rowefast
Rowefast
Reputation 1,670
#3 Silverado_owner_2006
Silverado_owner_2006
Reputation 1,590
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
908 Great Deals out of 64,755 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
2,462 Great Deals out of 210,791 listings starting at $895
Used Dodge Ram 1500
441 Great Deals out of 11,517 listings starting at $700
Used Toyota Tundra
544 Great Deals out of 32,353 listings starting at $2,995
Used Toyota Tacoma
544 Great Deals out of 38,017 listings starting at $2,900
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
642 Great Deals out of 27,802 listings starting at $600
Used Chevrolet Camaro
144 Great Deals out of 35,537 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
399 Great Deals out of 47,816 listings starting at $400
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500
8 Great Deals out of 303 listings starting at $3,995
Used Ford Mustang
317 Great Deals out of 45,660 listings starting at $2,000

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
44 Great Deals out of 103,310 listings starting at $18,779
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
195 Great Deals out of 6,866 listings starting at $16,900
2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
214 Great Deals out of 7,453 listings starting at $13,475
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
364 Great Deals out of 10,964 listings starting at $10,900
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
209 Great Deals out of 5,564 listings starting at $7,900