when pulling a trailer 4700 pounds how hot should the transmission get

Asked by Jul 03, 2014 at 09:46 PM about the 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ Ext. Cab

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2012 1500 ext cab 5.3 ltr 6 speed trans i think i can see a small trans cooler.
i pulled trailer about 10 miles temp got to 218 is this to hot.
i live in Denver co i want to camp in mountains

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On your shifter there is a button for towing press that when towing and always take out of overdrive when going uphill.

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