Where is a transmission cooler located?

Where is a transmission cooler located?

The cooler for the automatic transmissions are placed inside the radiator, the reason behind this is the antifreeze provides the perfect environment. It warms the transmission up with it’s cold and keeps it from getting too hot in extreme heat.

How do you change a transmission cooler?

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.

What are the benefits of a transmission cooler?

Transmission coolers help to protect your transmission when you turn up the heat. Transmission Coolers help transmissions deal with the added stress and heat caused by towing boats, trailers and other heavy objects.

Where is the transmission filler plug located on a Dodge Journey?

In Europe Fiat Freemont is actually Dodge Journey and that is why it should be the same place where the transmission filler plug is located ( where you put oil). We will demonstrated where the transmission filler plug is located on a 2012 Dodge Journey but it should be the same for the whole generation.

What do you need to know about transmission cooler installation?

The below transmission cooler installation diagram shows the transmission fluid flow direction and how the fluid will be routed through a new external cooler. You will need to determine which line is the return for the transmission.

Where is the best place to mount a trans cooler?

Based on this, the best place to mount a cooler would be in front of the air conditioning condenser. This position will allow the trans cooler to get ample air flow while moving in addition to getting air from the engine’s cooling fans when stopped.

Do you bypass the radiator with a transmission cooler?

A common question we get asked is whether you should bypass the radiator with your external transmission cooler. The answer to this is, it depends the condition your vehicle is facing. If you live in a very warm area, it may be better to bypass the factory transmission cooler in the radiator in favor of a larger, external transmission cooler.

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