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What is the proper procedure for disconnecting and re connecting my upper and lower transmission cooler lines at the radiator, on a 2005 series III 3.8L naturally asperated v-6 grand prix. There seems to be a retaining ring on the connections? Thank you Brian

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Yes, you have to get under the clips with a small screwdriver or pick and pull them off. With the clips off, the lines will slide out. There is an o-ring there that you might want to replace, especially if the fitting is leaking. You are supposed to use new clips whn you put the lines back on, but I only do that when I have them. Otherwise I reuse the old ones.

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