Auto Meter Cobalt 6949 Digital Transmission Temperature Gauge

The Auto Meter Cobalt 6949 transmission temperature gauge features Auto Meter’s E-Z view digital LED Display System that maximizes readability of transmission fluid temperatures while minimizing distracting high speed digit changes. 

This gauge includes a data acquisition grade solid-state temp sender which offers reliable temperature readings. Just like the Cobalt 6157, the Cobalt 6949 comes as a complete kit that makes it suitable for the most basic street car, or race cars with heavy duty electrical systems. 

Similar to the other Auto Meter Cobalt transmission temp gauge, the 6949 Cobalt gauge utilizes the same black and blue styling as the full sweep analog Cobalt.  

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Auto Meter Cobalt 6949 Specs

The Auto Meter 6949 comes complete with a transmission fluid temperature installation kit that includes a 1/8″ NPT temp sender, 3/8″ and 1/2″ NPT adapters, a wiring harness, all necessary mounting hardware, and detailed installation instructions. 

Gauge Size: 2 1/16″ (52.4mm)

Type of Gauge: Digital

Transmission Fluid Temperature Range: 0-340 °F

Gauge Lighting: Digital LED

Voltage: 12 or 16 Volts

Auto Meter Cobalt 6949 Installation

When it comes to installation of the Auto Meter 6949 transmission temperature gauge, there are a number of areas to install the temp sender. The most common place would be in the transmission pan, while other locations include the pressure port in the transmission, or in the transmission cooler line.   

If installing in the transmission line, Auto Meter has a transmission cooler line manifold that makes for an easy installation.  

No matter how you plan to install this gauge, you still need to find a mounting location inside the cabin of your car or truck.  Depending on your application, you might be able to utilize a gauge pod specific for your vehicle that mounts on the A pillar, or a universal gauge mount would be fine. 

Auto Meter 6949 Pros & Cons


  • Easy To Read Digital Gauge
  • Extremely Accurate
  • Works With 12 & 16 Volt Systems


  • More Costly Than Other Gauges


Overall, the Auto Meter 6949 Cobalt transmission gauge is one of the highest quality transmission fluid temperature gauges on the market.  Auto Meter’s line of Cobalt gauges are extremely accurate while looking very modern.  The sleek black and blue design looks great in most vehicles.  

With its easy to read digital face, the Cobalt 6949 is one of the top selling digital transmission temperature gauges.  We highly recommend the Auto Meter 6949 for your street or race application!

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