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Hey there I have a 2015 1500 5.3L LTZ Silverado 4WD (midnight edition) Anyway I was doing highway miles and got a console alert that oil level was low. Stopped at the auto parts store, added one quart, saw level was still low.. so I added a second quart which filled it up. I climbed under the engine in the parking lot, and took a peek at the oil pan. I noticed the gasket was all mushroomed out and there was oil pretty much caked everywhere lower than that seal. I took it to the dealership to get it repaired and the service manager told me the strangest stories. He said 1) the lower oil pan is one time use 2) the lower oil pan gasket is RTV 3) the upper oil pan gasket was also leaking 4) the crimp in the oil cooler line was leaking (didn't realize my engine even had an oil cooler!? Why would a light duty truck have this equipped?) He quoted $2000 for everything including 10% sales tax. Does this raise the alarm for anyone else here? I only saw oil from the lower gasket downward. The parts on rock auto are about $70. I think I'll have to do this one myself but would love some thoughts. Thanks in advance.
Hi I'm new here and really didn't find an answer to my question...so I just did an oil change on my 14 Sierra with the 5.3 and added the correct 8.5qts of oil. As I was doing the oil change the level was perfect...but I checked it again the next morning just to be safe and no matter what I did the oil level read pretty high as in where the dipstick starts to twist. I was on level ground and when I did the oil change I ran the engine for 30 seconds to fill the filter and it looked great until I checked it again. Is this something to worry about???