Hello everyone Hope all is well. I purchased new lines they go to radiatorfrom transmission. Spoke to friend at Chevy dealer. I take the axle bolt out and keep only teh lower bolt on the lef side to the diff rotate and you get all the clearance require to do the job. The best way is to lower the trans by removing the rear mount and support. There is a special tool for them but I have never seen one that works worth a crap. But to update ya, Thanks a ton for the tip on the jiffy tool, That thing saved my but for sure, makes it simple to get lines out.
No matter the situation, Advance Auto Parts has the Transmission Oil Cooler Line product you desperately need. I dropped tranny as low as she would go then pried it over and was able to get my hand up in there to feel with the jiffy tool and popm them out. I use this truck for work. Have parts delivered straight to your home, or find the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check out our Transmission Oil Cooler Line stock in-person! Within weeks, the replaced line failed and the dealer informed us that many trucks of the same design were failing for the same part. Have been to the dealer twice this year. Truck only has 32000 miles on it. U can use a pick tool on those clips quite well I dont know if you vehicle is 4x4 but if it's the case I usually take the front diff just about out.
Hey guys Sorry to keep ya hanging so long. Make sure the new lines are clipped in tight and that the plastic disc if used is pushed all the way on to keep them in place. Thanks for the reply bud, Yeah id hate to cut the lines but sure did seem more logical if u know what I mean. How much access did it give ya lowering tranny? Front exhaust get in the way? Or you may just be struggling to keep it highway-approved. Lost both anti-lock brake modules and alternator and temperature sensors. We only sell parts from trusted brands like so that you can find quality parts you can count on.
Dealer needs to come up with a permanent fix, or it is going to cost the consumer a lot of money to keep having the transmission lines replaced. Three weeks ago, 45,000 miles my truck started leaking transmission fluid again. During the winter months, my biggest concern is having one of the leaking lines blow leaving me stranded in freezing weather where cell coverage even on the interstate is not always possible. They are having problems with this truck series due to corrosion and premature rusting. Of course remove drive shaft also right? If you can avoid to cut the line, do so. That job actually looks worst than it is.
When you cut and join any type of lines there is always the potential for leaks. . I ve seen apprentice trying to get the clip out when they think they would save time working on the vehicle as is. Has anyone done transmission cooler lines on a 2007 chevy silverado 1500 classic? Thanks a bunch, sure looking forward to that one. I actually gave it some thought of cutting them near tranny somewhere and flare the ends and do same with my new ones flare ends and hose them. In November of 2006 at about 20K miles, a low pressure transmission cooling line part number 219989580 developed a major leak and required repair.
Those clips are tiny so be careful if you remove them. Thank you for your time. Service brakelines rotted and caused a complete loss of service brakes - while driving and close to home - used emergency brakes and low gear to get to home. If you have 3 line rather than 2. Truck is currently in garage due to failure corrosion of transmission cooling lines. What have you experienced with those? An inspection by the dealer revealed that not only the same line was leaking again but that two other lines of the same design were also leaking. Dealer has replaced cooler lines under warranty.
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