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post #1 of 7 Old 02-02-2009, 01:50 PM Thread Starter
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Tranny cooler line leak

What do you guys recommend? I have a leak under the radiator at the quick disconnect line -- rather than have to replace the whole line, I thought about just cutting off the end and replacing with hose and hose clamps..is this a good idea or no? Im tryin to save from having to spend 50 bucks or more for a new line when its just the connector leaking - i don't use my jeep for offroad - its strictly daily driver.


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post #2 of 7 Old 02-02-2009, 02:48 PM
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I have the exact same issue right now. Interested to hear how it goes cause I think I am going to do the same thing. My understanding is this is a low pressure area which should hold up fine.
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post #3 of 7 Old 02-02-2009, 02:55 PM
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x2 im having the same issue on my wj, at the bottom near the drainplug where the vent hose connects to??

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post #4 of 7 Old 02-02-2009, 02:59 PM
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This happened to me as well. I cut about an inch to inch and a half off the end of the hose and put two hose clamps on. Fixed her right up. Just make sure you get the clamps nice and tight

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post #5 of 7 Old 02-02-2009, 03:04 PM
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Get hose compatible with trans fluid and band/efi type clamps instead of the worm drive clamps. (wont dig into the hose like worms drives)

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post #6 of 7 Old 02-02-2009, 03:18 PM
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I've got a leak but its because of a hole in one of the hard lines. Anybody have a part number or know where I could buy them from? I wish I had a $7 NAPA fix.
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post #7 of 7 Old 02-02-2009, 03:48 PM
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cut a small piece out of the metal hosing use a Compression fitting that will be able to join the two metal pipes. there ussally used on brake lines.

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