What kind of fluid does it take for a 2000 Chevrolet convertible top

Asked by Jul 30, 2016 at 05:01 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet Camaro Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My convertible top doesn't want to go
down. 2000 Chevrolet convertible. No
top fluid has ever been put in it

3 Answers

27,105

10W motor oil

26,585

Service manual originally called for Dextron III (AT fluid), but since then GM put out a TSB recommending 10W mineral oil. The TSB is: "TSB 052802 Convertible Top Hydraulic Fluid" if you want to look it up.

52,045

Use a 10 wt MINERAL oil. Mineral oil is NOT motor oil.

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