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Will a electrical Tranny Temp guage work OK?

Discussion in 'General Explorations!!' started by WannaXP8, October 9, 2002.

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      I dont really want to or mess with running lines to a mechanical tranny temp guage, so does anything think that a electrical guage will work ok, like give me a close reading? Oh its on a 98 awd v8...heard bad things about the tranny in the v8s..just wanting to keep a closer eye on it..
       
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      I use an electrical tranny temp gauge with no problems,

      Taking care of your tranny is always a good thing... a couple of other things you might want to consider are:

      complete flush and change to synthetic ATF
      an external tranny filter

      Good luck......
       
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      ok well since you are using one, you can help me figure out how to install it..can you give me like a write up on the install procudures?
       
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      where do you mount the sender??
       
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      You might find it useful to read the thread mentioned above,

      My sender is mounted on the remote tranny filter manifold,
       
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      Pressure tap location

      I'm just taking the A4LD out of my 92. When I got the manual for the transmission, I found there was a plug on the side for a pressure test. Seems like a pretty good spot to put the temp sender. If, you don't want to get involved with a lot of plunbing.
       

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