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Today driving in heavy traffic my trans temp was reading 210-217 is that normal? It was also about 85 degrees today.....

Any ideas?
 

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anyone??????
 

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Seems 20 or 30 degrees high unless you were towing.

Then again, you do have giant tires.
 

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220 deg. is where i would consider too high, when possible in stop and go traffic put your tranny in nuteral to keep the tranny fluid circulating thru cooler
 

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210-217 seems a little high. However driving in heavy traffic would make the temps rise. Your tires might also affect the temps but I don't think it would be that much. My truck usually runs about 185-190 in heavy traffic. Where do you have the sender mounted? It seems there are a lot of opinions as to where the sender should be mounted. Depending on where it is will determine what temps you will read.
 

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the temp reading is coming from the PMT.
 

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that does seem alittle high......sometimes my tranny get's into the 200* area and i start to freak out. But ive not had anyproblems with tranny till this date. I even went to pismo beach pulling a 14,000 trailer right onto the beach into the dunes and the temp got to about 210*, again i started to freak out..............but again no problems at all. good luck.:thumbsup

so , in traffic about 185-205 usually
and 150-185 coasting depending if im hauling or pulling or driving fast.
 
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