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Hot trans temps!
I recently installed a trans temp sender and gauge and the readings from it are saying close to 200* and this has to be bad. I live in texas and read somewhere that the trans cooler runs through the radiator and this hot weather i should take the line out from there and install a 6.0l trans cooler? i want to do a flush soon, what fluid should i use, i read merconv is that right? ideal temp is around 185 correct? insight into this would be helpful as i know very little about transmission issues.
1996 F 350 7.3L CCLB
6637 Intake; Banks: Intercooler, Up Pipes, Turbo; PHP Phoenix
4" down-pipe, cat delete,muffler delete, 4" turbo back exhaust
Sky Jacker Suspension, Limo Tint, Cobra Classic 29 LTD,
Stage 2 TC, improved internals
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