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Old 08-17-2014, 08:57 AM
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Originally Posted by shertex View Post
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?
Over night you get an air pocket in the torque converter. That is why you check it when it is running & warm.
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