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Overheated 4r100

Hello all, first I'd like to apologise if I'm beating a dead horse but I did a search and didn't get much.
I have a 2001 7.3 Excursion 4X4. It has 37" tires with stock gearing and drivetrain. I bought a 26' toy hauler and by the time I got home it was pouring tranny fluid. I know this is a common problem with this tranny. The question is, Do I need to get a new tranny or do I just need to flush and get a bigger cooler?The last thing I want is to breakdown with the family. I will also get guages.
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I would at least drain the pan and add more fluid and pick up a 6.0 transmission cooler. It is huge compared to the stock 7.3 cooler...

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You will get some axle wrap with a heavy trailer, I can feel it when towing my gooseneck with some heavy equipment. My Deavers will wrap enough to make the tires rub the front of the rear fender well if I give it too much throttle on aceleration.
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