Below guide will teach you How to Replace Transmission Cooler Lines. Please follow the instructions carefully.
Things You’ll Need:
- Combination Wrench Set
- Drain Pan
- Socket and Ratchet Set
- 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet
- Transmission Oil Line
- Brake Cleaner
- DIY Costs: Est. $54.59 parts only
- Shop Costs: Est. $167.19 parts and labor
- Park the vehicle on a flat surface and set the parking brake.
- Lift the front of the vehicle up with floor jack.
- As a precautionary measure, rest the vehicle on the jack stands.
- Search for the transmission cooler hard lines that are connected to the radiator and examine them for any signs of leakage.
- Put the drain pan under transmission and detach the transmission cooler lines from the radiator.
- Next, detach the transmission cooler lines from the transmission and let the fluid drain out in the drain pan.
- Disconnect the old transmission cooler lines.
- Take the new transmission cooler lines and connect them to radiator first. Then connect the lines to the transmission.
- Take the recommended transmission fluid and add the fluid in the transmission up to the indicated level.
- Switch the engine on and leave it idle for some time. Switch off the engine.
- Examine the fluid level with the help of dipstick. Add more fluid if required.
- Take a small drive and observe the lines that there are no leaks.