Does Acura MDX have a transmission cooler?
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How do you install a external transmission cooler? (video)
Where is the transmission oil cooler located?
The transmission cooler is typically mounted on the radiator, where it can achieve maximum airflow. Another type of transmission cooler is sometimes mounted on the air conditioning condenser. You can also have a transmission heat exchanger, which is using coolant to cool the transmission fluid. via
How long does it take to install a transmission cooler?
The problem of transmission overheating can be resolved by installing an auxiliary transmission oil cooler. As a DIY project, you'll pay between $30 and $60 for the oil cooler and spend 1 1/2 to 2 hours on installation. You can have a local transmission shop install a transmission oil cooler in your vehicle. via
Does it matter which way you mount a transmission cooler?
Expert Reply: The Derale stacked plate transmission coolers like part # D13403 can be mounted in any orientation that you need including having the hose fittings down. The line pressure from the transmission will push all of the fluid through the cooler regardless of how it is mounted. via
Where do you mount a remote transmission cooler? (video)
Do I need an aftermarket transmission cooler?
A transmission cooler will just help to prolong the life of the transmission by keeping the fluid cooler. Transmission fluid cannot be cooled too much, so the addition of a cooler is a good idea, especially if you are towing. via
How do I keep my transmission cool while towing?
If you haul or tow heavy loads, the radiator alone may not be enough to keep it cool and you should consider installing an external transmission cooler. A stacked plate cooler for example is easy to install and attaches to the front of the radiator. via
Is a bigger transmission cooler better?
A -6 AN arrangement is most common for an automatic transmission. When it comes to automatic transmission coolers, bigger is always better. via
What happens when transmission cooler fails?
Your engine is running hot or overheats: If you are have a bad transmission cooler, the symptoms may spread to your engine, as well. All of that transmission-related heat and drag can make it more difficult for your engine to run properly, and its temperature can also rise as a result. via
What does a transmission cooler look like? (video)
Do transmission coolers use coolant?
The cooler for the automatic transmissions are placed inside the radiator, the reason behind this is the antifreeze provides the perfect environment. It warms the transmission up with it's cold and keeps it from getting too hot in extreme heat. via
Should transmission cooler be before or after radiator?
Answer: We recommend installing the auxiliary cooler after the radiator to return the coolest fluid directly to the transmission. Installing the cooler before the radiator will still provide additional cooling and may be necessary in some difficult-to-access applications. via
Can towing a trailer damage a transmission?
Towing can put a strain on your truck's transmission
Another transmission-damaging factor is fluids. During towing stress, the fluids in the engine heat up much like a pressure cooker. If the fluid levels are inadequate, towing will overwork the components and cause serious damage. via
How hot can a transmission get?
A transmission operating temperature normally tends to be anywhere from 175 to 200 degrees, with the fluid inside ranging between 185-194 degrees Fahrenheit. via