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Trans Temp, low reading?

I just installed A-pillar gauges (Autometer), boost works fine (17PSI wot), but Trans Temp only went up to about 150*F?. Bad sender? Or is that what it should read?
Needle doesn't drop back down on shutdown, not sure if that's how Autometers are though...

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isn't it pretty cold in canada. seems normal to me. 80-90 above ambient is about right
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My trans temp on my banks PDA reads about 160*F. Cant see it when truck is off
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i live in alberta and have around 130-150f , the reading is of my h&s minimax . but mine is a 5r110 and i think your is a 4r110?

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Depending on where I'm driving and the temperature, my trans will also stay around 150. It was 90 outside here today and my trans was around 160-170. If you go out and beat on your truck the trans temp will raise, it's just not instant.


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isn't it pretty cold in canada. seems normal to me. 80-90 above ambient is about right
That sounds about right.

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i live in alberta and have around 130-150f , the reading is of my h&s minimax . but mine is a 5r110 and i think your is a 4r110?
It is the 4R100 behind the 7.3

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Its about right.

80-90 degrees above ambient is where it will be.

Now if it were a 6.0 it generally wont get much above 165 in the summer because of the huge cooler

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Sounds like your trans is perfect.



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Alright, turns out I was wrong about 150 (I can't read??). It went to about 130, but last night when I tried her out it was about 50-60* ambient temp... Does that still sound right? I was driving it hard enough, and then one of my calipers seized....

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Alright, turns out I was wrong about 150 (I can't read??). It went to about 130, but last night when I tried her out it was about 50-60* ambient temp... Does that still sound right? I was driving it hard enough, and then one of my calipers seized....
Ronning cool is good as long as your tc oud warm enough to lock up
Heat its bad

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