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Old 08-17-2014, 06:27 AM
shertex shertex is offline
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Basic ATF Thermal Expansion Question

I know that ATF level is very sensitive to fluid temperature....my understanding was that that was due to the thermal expansion of the fluid. Yet I notice that the HOT ATF that I extract is at the same level in the extractor the next morning when it's COLD....i.e. it doesn't seem to contract. What am I missing? What accounts for the difference in level if not the actual volume of the fluid?
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