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sanitarium16 03-09-2010 08:21 AM

Transmission cooler?
 
I have the Tow Package on my Grand Cherokee. I do mostly city driving. Would a transmission cooler be a good investment? Is it needed with the tow package?

Escape 03-09-2010 10:50 AM

Re: Transmission cooler?
 
If you have the tow package from the factory you should already have the trans cooler.

sanitarium16 03-09-2010 10:53 AM

Re: Transmission cooler?
 
i see the power steering cooler in the front, where is the transmission cooler?

Escape 03-09-2010 11:05 AM

Re: Transmission cooler?
 
The big lines right here that are leaking.

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b9...t/DSC_0544.jpg

gc4x4 03-09-2010 11:08 AM

Re: Transmission cooler?
 
I believe that the trans cooler is built into the top of the ac condenser,This is true for the 3.7 ,I'm sure the 4.7 is the same way.

B.P.O.D 03-09-2010 11:26 AM

Re: Transmission cooler?
 
^^^ can you elaborate on that for the 3.7?

gc4x4 04-05-2010 08:51 PM

Re: Transmission cooler?
 
If you look on the top of the condenser you will see that the support bars for the fins are thicker and then they get thinner on down the condenser, the thicker area on top is the trans cooler.

cain45 04-06-2010 09:10 AM

Re: Transmission cooler?
 
Oh nice I didn't know that until now.

John_R 04-06-2010 05:37 PM

Re: Transmission cooler?
 
So, did the units with a tow package have an auxiliary cooler, as well? Most vehicles with A/T have a cooler that is shared (but fluids are separated) with the engine radiator and *some will have an additional cooler that runs from the radiator (cooler) to the aux cooler, then back to the transmission. Most aftermarket coolers are setup this way, as well. I imagine the thermostat is in the transmission, so if you decide to run another one and if it has it's own thermostat, may want to disable it somehow (on the cooler, not the trans)

hemi.jon 04-06-2010 06:35 PM

Re: Transmission cooler?
 
almost all vehicles that are Automatic have a trans cooler. you basically have to, and almost all auto makers integrate the trans/rad cooler into one big unit.

05HemiGcherokee 06-21-2010 11:58 AM

Re: Transmission cooler?
 
Did anyone know if the radiator is also a transmission cooler? I have the 5.7 with tow package and am getting water in my transmission.

hemi.jon 06-21-2010 04:17 PM

Re: Transmission cooler?
 
Most newer vehicles will have the trans cooler and radiator combined..forgot to add that..its a separate core within the radiator.


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