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Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician
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Trans temp light comes on intermittant but infra red temp

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trans temp light comes on intermittant but infra red temp readin only shows 160
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
transmission has been rebuilt by dealer 4 yrs ago, running with atf 4, added larger trans cooler 23000 gvw capacity, infra red temp sensing gun only read 160 from trans and 110 returning to trans . Temp sensor prob?
Expert:  Tool Hut replied 1 year ago.

Hi, My Name is***** have over 20 years experience repairing vehicles. I am a ASE Certified Master Auto Technician. I am confident we can resolve your problem together.Please remember I don't know your skill level. I can't see, smell, hear, or touch the vehicle. It may take a few back and forth replies to get to a satisfactory resolution.I also try to give all of the information you may need expecting a positive rating. If there is any reason I cannot get a positive rating please let me know.

What kind of vehicle are you working on?

Are you towing anything?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
1999 Dodge 1500 with 5.9 liter,*****. towing 23 foot 5 th wheel bout 7000 gvw
Expert:  Tool Hut replied 1 year ago.

I would suspect a temperature sensor fault. I am not familiar with this system though. I will OPT out and hope a chrysler expert can help better.

Expert:  Tool Hut replied 1 year ago.

I am kiND of suprised nobody picked this up. I will look up the system and study and see if i can determine anything if you would like.

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