Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 12-19-2015, 08:16 AM   #15

2003 25' Classic
Zanadude Nebula , WNY
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 11,153
Images: 1
Thumbs up

Originally Posted by Bob662 View Post
I wonder if at least the later model F-150's have a thermostat on the transmission coolers or perhaps the transmissions themselves. Mine seems to run at 190dF, no matter the outside temperature. With a trailer behind it I'd suspect it may creep up some more, but that's yet to be determined.


Most trans coolers will have a by-pass for cold Weather start-ups, just like engine oil, you want the fluid to warm up as quickly as possible. (start & let idle not recommended, (start,oil pressure=drive.)

190* is fine, critical breakout on our Burb is 275*, limp-mode is around 270* steady for 5min.
Ck your vehicle owners manual......

I'm quite sure the Ford Powertrain Control Module is similar and will engage "limp" to help prevent damage.



“After all these years the reason I continue to love Thanksgiving.....I still sit at the kids table.”

Sandra wanted to go to Cleveland on vacation,
but I’m the Husband, so we went to Cleveland.
ROBERT CROSS is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Supplemental heaters and furnace setting KYAirstream Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 31 01-10-2012 11:57 PM
Opinion please, on transmission cooler.. kidsgone Tow Vehicles 7 01-30-2010 11:50 PM
Transmission cooler 2008 Suburban. adonh Tow Vehicles 39 09-02-2008 11:25 PM
aux transmission cooler? nickglase Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 10 04-08-2007 11:37 AM
Transmission cooler thenewkid64 Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 13 11-10-2003 10:37 AM

Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:16 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.