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4L80/85E Transmissions. 6L90 Transmission Discuss the 4L80/85E transmissions found in the 6.2/6.5L equipped vehicles and Duramax equipped vans. 6L90 discussion.

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Old 02-27-2006, 05:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Best Place for Temp Sensor

Where would the best place to put a trans. temperature sensor be; pan or in a diagnostic receptical?
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Old 02-27-2006, 10:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I put mine in the trans cooler line going from the trans to the cooler. May not be te best spot, but I like it there.
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Old 02-27-2006, 11:36 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The pan is the best place. You want to know sump temps. Putting the sensor in the cooler line to the cooler tells you nothing about how the cooler did its work.
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Old 03-01-2006, 10:31 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Just curious where does the factory temp guage on a 2001 HD tap into?
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Old 03-01-2006, 11:30 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Just curious where does the factory temp guage on a 2001 HD tap into?
If you are talking about the Allison, it is part of the pressure switch manifold bolted to the valve body inside the trans pan.
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Old 03-01-2006, 11:44 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Mike, where does GM have the sensor for 4L80E trucks with transmission temperature guages?
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Old 03-02-2006, 11:21 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Same place
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Old 03-06-2006, 08:43 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I put mine in the output line going to the cooler. I see the maximum temps that the oil is experiencing. That's what I really need to know, how hot the oil getting.

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Yup, me too. Seems to be a minority opinion. Must be a VA thing.
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Old 03-06-2006, 10:41 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Same place
Thanks for the information, Mike. One more question, where is the sensor for the temperature on a scanner? I would assume the same place, but like to hear it from an expert.

My scanner reading is almost always lower then my gage reading (which is on the hot line to the cooler), especially under load.
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