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Trans Temp Guage

Just installed one on my truck. It never registers on the guage. It always stays below 100 deg. I usually dont drive over 50 mi or so.... is that not enough to heat it up?

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Depends on how cold it is, if it's in town or highway, load and driving style. I have about a 10mi commute and when it's 30-40 as it has been lately, I don't see any movement. You could also have a bad connection, probably ground.


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mine dont even move maybe a tick jus depends on the temp though, should be around 70-90 above ambient temps.

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I just made the same reply yesterday. Average trans temps are 70-90 above ambient, the lower while unloaded and the upper when towing heavy. Mine won't move again until spring. It also takes 20-30 min of driving to heat up almost 5 gallons of trans fluid. It will not hurt anything not to let it warm up all the way.

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Alrigh thanks.... I was thinking I might have gotten a bad guage or something. Thanks for all the help.

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