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Drained atf, added 5 quarts of new atf, shows way

Drained atf, added 5 quarts of new atf, shows way too much, is this normal or do I have too much fluid?

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The atf fluid level can only be checked when the car is running and at temperature (not cold) the level will be high when the car is not running

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