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Old 04-10-2017, 07:38 PM
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What is a reasonable tempt. to reach while towing 4k trailer in the mountains? I've had 215 degrees uphill then back to 205 and lower going down hill. What tempt do you not want to exceed?
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195 is normal when not towing.

When I tow my 8,500 trailer, I see around 205. 215 on a climb. Towed up to the Eisenhower Tunnel and never exceeded 215; but it was cold. I would want to stay under 240.

Change your tranny fluid every 30K if you tow a lot and tow heavy. I wouldn't consider 4K to be heavy.

I think you'd get a lot better response in the towing section.

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I tow a 7, 000 Lb trailer and I see about the same some where around 200 on the flats and up around 212-215 on a long climb staying at the roads max speed limit. again if you tow a lot change the trans fluid about every 30 to 40K.
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