The new Dex 6 can take higher temps. I have been told I have the 4L60 transmission, but it may be the 4L80, I haven't been underneath to count the pan bolts in this weather. MaxTow stands behind all of its products by including free lifetime technical support and a one year limited warranty with every purchase. If someone put a gage or cluster in and it doesn't work, they done something wrong or there is a problem with the replacement cluster. Hello guys, I am new to this forum and new to the Chevy Truck scene in general.
My question is if it is possible to install the factory transmission temp gauge myself? All vehicles are different and professional assistance is highly recommended for installing any gauge. Park the vehicle on a level place. If it is colder than 10°C 50°F , drive the vehicle in 3 Third until the engine temperature gauge moves and then remains steady for 10 minutes. Connecting your gauges to your headlight switch will allow the gauge to dim 30% for easier gauge monitoring during the night. If you installed it correctly and made all the solder connections properly it should work. It makes me so happy to still see good honest hard working businesses like the one you run.
All vehicles are different and professional assistance is highly recommended for installing any gauge. At least, not just cotton candy. I realize that the dash face must come off, but I am mainly concerned if the necessary wiring is there to support the gauge and sender. Others have done this with success. Without towing, I would never expect to get anywhere near 230, even on a prolonged steep grade. This 3 gauge wiring harness is 7 feet in length, and features easy to use color coded wiring along with spliced power, ground, and memory wires for all of your gauges. A lot has to do with the transmission cooling package on your truck.
Having us add the gauge to your instrument cluster is a great tool to help prevent premature failure of the transmission if you tow regularly or do not service the transmission at recommended intervals. Your transmission temperature sensor will not only continue to provide readings with pinpoint accuracy, but will also be around as long as your truck and will work effectively as part of your transmission temperature gauge kit. The use of these names is solely for the purpose of identifying the products we sell for specific vehicle makes and models. GlowShift includes all sending units, mounting hardware, installation instructions, as well as free lifetime technical support and a one-year limited warranty with each Custom 7 Color Gauge Package purchased. All 1500s are set up for the trans temp.
Changing a cluster for one with a trans temp gage is plug and play. That's exactly what I told the service manager at the local dealership. Thanks again for saving me hundreds of dollars. Keep truckin' with new Silverado Gauges. Connecting your gauges to your headlight switch will allow the gauge to dim 30% for easier gauge monitoring during the night. Connecting your gauges to your headlight switch will allow the gauge to dim 30% for easier gauge monitoring during the night. Staff Member Shifting into Sixth Gear! Heavier loads can put a strain on your transmission, one that it is designed to take — to a point.
Not sure if you already have what you need? These have to be programmed in the cluster when the cluster you are putting in does not have these features. My truck typically runs about 90-100F over the outside air temp. I used to think that as well, but even according to Digital Dash Solutions, that is not true. Noticed my transmission temp sitting idle for about 20 mnts would reach temperatures of 194-198° F on a nice cool morning about 65° outside. Let the engine run at idle for three minutes or more I have only gotten my 2013 six speed over 200 one time and that was towing my 19' travel trailer in S. Make staring at your speed fun again with new Gauges. If someone put a gage or cluster in and it doesn't work, they done something wrong or there is a problem with the replacement cluster.
Thanks so much for your kind friendly service and the quality of work you perform. A cold fluid check can be made after the vehicle has been sitting for eight hours or more with the engine off, but this is used only as a reference. The stepper motor is trying to reset every time I crank it up, but it never moves afterwards. Each electronically driven 7 Color Gauge utilizes electronic sensors and probes, as well as stepper motor technology to ensure extremely smooth needle movement and accurate gauge readings. As with all of our products, we recommend testing the gauge before beginning the install process.
I used to think that as well, but even according to Digital Dash Solutions, that is not true. GlowShift How To Install A 95-98 6. Should the fluid level be low during this cold check, the fluid must be checked when hot before adding fluid. If someone put a gage or cluster in and it doesn't work, they done something wrong or there is a problem with the replacement cluster. MaxTow's Transmission Temperature Gauges also come with a one year warranty as well as unlimited tech support. New Gauges can instantly change your mundane dash into something exciting.
GlowShift includes a one year limited warranty and lifetime technical support with every custom gauge package that is purchased. I speak from experience, I tired adding a stepper motor and new overlay to my 2005 Avanlanche and it's not working. To get started, head on over to our order page. If you tow on a regular basis a transmission fluid change at 50,000 is recommended. Great turnaround time, Very Clean, and most functional. I used to think that as well, but even according to Digital Dash Solutions, that is not true.