Question about 1988 Jeep Cherokee
I have a 1988 Jeep Cherokee with a problem. It likes to leak transmission fluid. The other day I blew out a transmission cooling line. Replaced it, and even though everything appeared smug and no leaking, as soon as I started driving the Jeep it started leaking, almost gushing out of the Radiator, which on my Jeep was also the Transmission Cooler. I started the process of installing a brand new out of the box Transmission Oil Cooler. I followed the instructions perfectly, and still was having a leak. Everything again was leak free until I started it up and added transmission fluid. Where am I going wrong? I spent over 12 hours and about 150 bucks in parts/tools for the conversion. It is an 1988 XJ with the 4.0L I6 and AT. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
You need to tighten those fittings with a wrench... if they still leak... remove them and wrap them with a couple turns of "teflon tape" the kind they use for plumbing. the clamps you should use are hose clamps of the same type that you use for radiator hoses... you will note these can be tightened with a socket.... you really don't need to over tighten them but fairly snug... transmission fluid has quite alot of pressure.
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