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Old 07-21-2010, 09:09 PM
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I got a 2010 RAM SPORT CREW CAB with the 5.7L Hemi, I am pulling my trailer 5000lbs from Ottawa to Florida and was wondering if anybody knew at what temp my trans and engine oil temp should be (safe zone) and at what temp would be danger zone.I have asked the dealer and talk to Chrysler and they can't give me and answer...It's nice to have a guage but if nobody knows at what temp oil should be at then what's the use....Thanks for all replies..
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Good question . I don't think theres an actual spec . I'll give it a bump for ya .
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I pulled a 6500# travel trailer from Minnesota to Colorado and back with my 2010 hemi quad cab and the engine oil temp ran 210 to 230, and the tranny ran 150 to 170. Generally anything under 300 degrees will not hurt a tranny. I ran in fourth gear in tow/haul mode.
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I pulled a 6500# travel trailer from Minnesota to Colorado and back with my 2010 hemi quad cab and the engine oil temp ran 210 to 230, and the tranny ran 150 to 170. Generally anything under 300 degrees will not hurt a tranny. I ran in fourth gear in tow/haul mode.
Anything over 195F starts to shorten the life of the fluid though. The higher the temp, the more frequently the fluid should be changed.
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I'll look at my Super Duty at work , I think it has a trans temp guage . It should show a warning zone .
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