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Old 05-04-2016, 10:50 AM   #12
Dave1027
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Originally Posted by Sicily1918 View Post
Again, the ONLY way to know for sure if you're at the proper level is to do as I described earlier, and it's a fact that a cold tranny will start to dribble when it's about 1 quart low.
I think you have that backward. The fluid expands as it warms up. The tranny will take more fluid cold than warm.
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