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Oil cooler lines wont screw into radiator

Bought new oil cooler lines due to leaking ones on my Yukon. Removed the old ones and compared to the new ones. I connected the new ones with the clips supplied above the oil filter the other ends will not screw into the radiator. PLEASE HELP!!!!!

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Guess you did not get the same lines as what you had. You got the length but not the correct thread type for you car. Most USA equipment runs BSP pipe fittings but imported units run metric. have some one apply a thread gauge to your fittings and compare to old fittings and get the same threads

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SOURCE: GMC Yukon has a leak (expelling steam) from the

Steam? are you talking about the oil cooler lines? thats the only metal lines I can think of on the left side of the radiator, but those would leak oil. if so there is a o-ring in the fitting that can be replaced. I'm just guessing thats what you are talikng about.

Posted on Oct 21, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a leak from one of the oil cooler lines at

You will probably be better off just going out and buy what you need all and all. You should need a new o-ring and gasket for the base plate and new o-rings and clips for the lines (to the adapters).

Posted on Apr 21, 2010

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SOURCE: 99 suburban leaking from oil cooler fitting on radiator

It sounds like you might have a crack in the plastic tank of the radiator. If the line was leaking, I would think you'd see some oil leaking. Any anti-freeze leaking? When the truck is cooled down, I'd check the anti-freeze and oil level.

Posted on May 29, 2010

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SOURCE: oil cooler above oil filter is leaking how do you

There is a spring clip that holds them in. If you buy a new line assembly, they usually come with a plastic tool to release the clips. Once the clips are released, you usually have to pull and wiggle the line to get it to come out of the fitting.

Posted on Feb 05, 2011

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SOURCE: Top oil cooler line running from the radiator to

there is a compression tool that u slide on the line and push into the flare to release it

Posted on Feb 05, 2011

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