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My trans 48re is over heating I have a built trans from fire…

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My trans 48re is...

My trans 48re is over heating I have a built trans from fire punk it only heats up in the city but at highway speeds it stays around 185-190 what could be wrong with it

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the coolant? Have you checked for a leak in the cooling system?

Yes I’ve gobe over all of that i also changed out the fan clutch

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Dodge?

06 ram 2500 5.9 cummins

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ram yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes and I’ve found that the trans cooler has a t-stat so I checked it and it was fine

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

That’s it

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did you change the converter? have you checked the cooler for restriction?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Yeah it’s got a triple disk tourque converter
Dodge Mechanic: xsvector, Auto Mechanic replied 8 months ago

is the truck running hot when the trans is running hot?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
No my truck stays cool
Dodge Mechanic: xsvector, Auto Mechanic replied 8 months ago

#1 cause for trans overheating is torq converter failure...# 2 cause is a plugged or restricted cooler or cooler line... if the cooler is not plugged its very likley the converter has failed

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