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Kratos707 posted a topic in 2000-2014 Silverado & Sierra HDI was wondering if anyone has had this problem with there 4L80e transmissions. On my truck the transmission overheats when driving with no load on rather mild days (75 degrees F). My truck is a 2006 2500hd 6.0l 4x4 and I have an extra trans cooler in addition to the factory auxiliary cooler. Initially I was thinking that my coolers were plugged because the line coming from the transmission was hot and the line returning from the coolers was the same as ambient temp. Thinking that the coolers were plugged I tried flushing them, forward and reverse, I even removed them, and I still get that condition of one cooling line being hot and the other being cold. I started to think that maybe the cooling lines have a blockage so i flushed them as well (both forward and reverse) but still the same problem ( i also verified that the radiator did not have a blockage since the heat in the line is past the radiator). Since this did not work I took the truck in to have the transmission flushed just in case there was something going on the the transmission. The shop checkout the pan, filter and fluid and said it looked good (no metal shavings, minimal debris, not burnt). This shop used the HotFlush system to flush the system. Even after the flush the same problem. The system is acting like the transmission is not letting the oil back into the transmission from the oil cooler return line. Does anyone here know what could be causing this? Outside of this issue the transmission is stock and is running fine. please help thanks