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Old 03-16-2013, 11:46 AM
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Whoa....pour 1 qt into torque converter before you put it into the trans...Install the trans...Pour 4 qts into trans...With rear wheels up in the air,start the car in park,DO NOT shift into any gears at this time,as that trans is still at least 6 qts low yet on fluid...Nothing good ever happens when a trans is run while low on fluid...leave it in park...Immediately pour 6 more qts in it after start up....Start checking the fluid level at this point and add until It's full.....NOW, you can run it thru the ranges...check fluid again....road test,and then have 1 more look at the fluid level.That trans will take around 11-12 qts, total, with a stock converter.

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