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well i put in a new radiator the other day and forgot to connect one of the tranny lines up top to the radiator and i started the truck and lost what i thought was a lot of oil. i refilled with valvoline compatible with J and S. According to the thread on change/ flush i checked the oil cold and fell right in the hashes on the dipstick after i filled. took the truck for a spin and pulled up to a stop light, once i took off the truck revved but did not move, once it engaged i turned around back to the house and checked th e oil at running temp(while running). i was confused how to read the gauge while hot, up the dipstick from the hashes where it says hot there was oil way past that, i wiped the dipstick and checked again and again. can anyone tell me whether it is more accurate to check with the T hot or cold? oh it is an 04 and has 96K miles, so no dealer for me. thanks
 

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Are you checking it with it running? I know its sometimes hard to tell exactly how full it is on the dipstick because it curves before it go's into the trans.
 

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yes while it was running, after letting it warm up to norm run temp, is it supposed to b in between the little hash area when you check it while running, as well as when you check it when its cold? thought i got it right drove around the block and it doesn't slip when taking off, now it seems to slip when down shifting from second to first when i stop.
 

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Here you go, from the manual: :)
 
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