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how to keep a trans from burning up in reverse?

Mark, you had said it's easy to damage these trans (4r100 and 4eod) when backing stuff up, what causes the trans failure and how do you prevent it??? thanks in advance.

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Re: how to keep a trans from burning up in reverse?

Enough cooling will prevent it. You need the cooler in the radiator and a large external cooler. If you do a lot of backing with a large trailer you might consider a fan on the external cooler.
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Re: how to keep a trans from burning up in reverse?

thanks, sounds simple enough, I probably don't have to worry to much, but that question was bugging me.

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