How do you remove a transmission line from a Ford Taurus radiator?
Slip the Ford quick-disconnect tool over the steel transmission line, near the quick-disconnect fitting, with the two fingers of the tool pointed towards the fitting. Push the tool into the fitting to spread the locking tabs inside the fitting. Twist the line back-and-forth as you pull the line from the fitting.
Where is the transmission cooler line located?
Remove the two transmission cooler lines from the bottom of the radiator. These two lines can be accessed either from underneath the hood or underneath the vehicle.
What happens if transmission cooler line breaks?
Like all parts of an engine, transmission cooling lines can wear out. If they break or develop a leak, you will lose transmission fluid, leaving your car vulnerable.
Do you need transmission cooler lines?
Your car’s transmission lines are essential to preventing the transmission from overheating by carrying hot fluid away from the transmission until it is cooled and subsequently pumped back into the transmission.
Can you drive with a leaking transmission cooler line?
While it is not especially dangerous to continue driving with a leaking transmission fluid, it can cause catastrophic damage to your engine. As soon as you notice your car is leaking transmission fluid, you should seek to contact a certified mechanic to have your transmission fluid serviced.
Why are my transmission cooler lines leaking?
Transmission cooling lines leaking means either low-level of fluid or interrupted flow in the transmission. In both cases, the result is an overheated transmission that may stop functioning if the condition persists.
How much does it cost to replace transmission cooler lines?
The average cost for trans oil cooler line replacement is between $226 and $253. Labor costs are estimated between $103 and $130 while parts are priced at $122. This range does not include taxes and fees, and does not factor in your specific vehicle or unique location. Related repairs may also be needed.
What kind of transmission fluid does a 2001 Ford Taurus take?
Mobil 1 Synthetic Transmission Fluid Dexron/Mercon 1 Quart.
Can I replace steel transmission cooler lines with rubber?
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.