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Old 05-30-2013, 07:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Jacket View Post
I got my old Tacoma to light up the A/T Temp light when I was climbing up Hayden Pass. I was in 4Hi and climbing up steep, loose shale on the west side. Lots of slipping... I parked for 10 minutes, then put it in 4LO and was fine the rest of the way.

I always wondered how hot that I know.
When watching the scan gauge, it is very obvious that dropping to a lower gear and higher RPMs help cool the transmission. Guess your experience proves it!
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