- 1 How do you change a transmission cooler line?
- 2 How long does it take to replace transmission cooler lines?
- 3 Where is the transmission cooler line located?
- 4 How much does it cost to replace transmission cooling lines?
- 5 What happens if you reverse transmission lines?
- 6 Can I use rubber hose for transmission cooler lines?
- 7 How long does it take to fix transmission lines?
- 8 Can you splice transmission cooler lines?
- 9 Do transmission lines run through the radiator?
- 10 What are the signs of a transmission leak?
- 11 Which is the return line on a transmission?
How do you change a transmission cooler line?
Step by Step Guide to Replace the Cooler Lines
- Raise the Vehicle. It would be best to work on level ground to ensure that your vehicle does not lean too much on the jack when lifted.
- Drain the Transmission Fluid.
- Remove the Old Line.
- Install the New Cooler Line.
- Replenish the Transmission Fluid.
How long does it take to replace transmission cooler lines?
Repairing the cooling line for your transmission can take quite a bit of time. You can expect to leave your vehicle at the repair shop for a day or two for this repair.
Where is the transmission cooler line located?
Metal transmission cooler lines are typically pre-bent with fittings that are held on by a flare at each end of the line. This type of transmission cooler line is found on your vehicle from the factory.
How much does it cost to replace transmission cooling lines?
You will pay somewhere between $100 and $450 for a transmission cooler line replacement. The labor should be between $60 and $300, while parts can cost you anywhere from $40-$160.
What happens if you reverse transmission lines?
If you had it reversed, the pump would be trying topush fluid through the bottom of the cooler, up through the cooler, out the top into the bottom of the rad, and up through the rad to the top.
Can I use rubber hose for transmission cooler lines?
You can use rubber hose, but make sure it’s transmission cooler line rated. The pressure is quite low (12-15 psi). Double clamp it or use FI type clamps instead of the worm-drive style.
How long does it take to fix transmission lines?
Transmission repair can take a full day but it will take at least 3 to 4 days to rebuild a transmission.
Can you splice transmission cooler lines?
Yep you should be OK, just make sure the clamps are tight and the hose isn’t kinked. FWIW I’m using about 1-2 feet on each of my cooler lines near the transmission linking them to the original metal AOD cooler lines, then have the metal lines linked again with rubber hose at the cooler from the radiator.
Do transmission lines run through the radiator?
Does transmission fluid run through the radiator? All transmissions have a cooling line that runs to the radiator. A separate fluid passage circulates the transmission fluid through a portion of the radiator to cool the fluid.
What are the signs of a transmission leak?
How to Tell If Your Transmission Is Leaking Fluid
- Check the Dipstick.
- Dashboard Warning Light.
- Fluid Leaks.
- Grinding Gears.
- Clunking Sounds.
- Strange Vibration.
- Burning Smell.
- Delay In Acceleration.
Which is the return line on a transmission?
The lower line near the bottom will be the return line.