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Measured my transmission fluid level yesterday, August 3/22, cold turkey, 10:30 am after a 12 hour shut down.

Transmission cold turkey dipstick reading was 103 mm, 8 mm higher than typical 95 mm reading. More drain down during this hotter weather?? They have been a little higher the past few weeks.

Checked oil level as well, right on the full mark. Then changed the oil and filter.
 

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I am so confused........If you let your van sit all night shoudn't the fluid all drain to the bottom of the pan? So if you read the dipstick then it should be higher???
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This is a "cold turkey" reading meaning the 62TE transmission has been sitting and the engine not started for several hours, say overnight. Without starting your engine, check the oil level (not necessary) and then use your engine oil dipstick to check the transmission fluid level the same way. Yes, the transmission fluid drains down over time to give you the highest fluid level in the transmission basin. Sort of the same as the engine oil, except engine oil drains down much faster, say 5 minutes, although an overnight engine oil reading is a truer reading.

More on the "cold turkey" method in Post #58

If you start your engine and immediately take a transmission fluid level reading, the level may not even show on the dipstick until the fluid temperature is up around 80F. At its highest, when hot, it may be at 50 mm or lower. (at 180F = 34 mm to 48 mm)

Lots of reading material on measuring transmission fluid levels here:
 
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