You asked: How do you remove transmission oil cooler lines?

How do you change a transmission cooler line?

Step by Step Guide to Replace the Cooler Lines

  1. 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. …
  2. Drain the Transmission Fluid. …
  3. Remove the Old Line. …
  4. Install the New Cooler Line. …
  5. Replenish the Transmission Fluid. …
  6. Double-check.

How long does it take to replace transmission cooler lines?

How Long Does Cooling Line Replacement Take? 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.

How do transmission cooler lines connect to radiator?

Transmission coolers do not attach to the radiator. They attach in-line with the transmission fluid return line. It is common for an OEM transmission cooler to be built into the radiator tank to be cooled by the coolant in the radiator.

Do you have to drain transmission fluid to change cooler lines?

Note: Most automatic transmissions do not have a drain plug. So, if you accidently overfill the transmission with fluid, remove one of the oil cooler lines where it enters the radiator to allow some fluid to drain out.

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What causes transmission cooler lines leak?

The most common transmission cooler failures are due to either a leak in the body of the cooler itself, or a clogged line caused by something flowing through the system. This most likely is from the transmission itself.

Does it matter which transmission line goes where?

Generally the higher line on the radiator has fluid going INTO the transmission and the lower one goes back to the transmission, so the higher line has fluid coming out of it and the lower line sucks it back into the transmission.

How much does it cost to replace a transmission cooler line?

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.

Can I use rubber hose for transmission cooling 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 much does a transmission line cost?

A typical new 69 kV overhead single-circuit transmission line costs approximately $285,000 per mile as opposed to $1.5 million per mile for a new 69 kV underground line (without the terminals).