What does a TRU cool do?
Tru-Cool Low Pressure Drop (LPD) Transmission coolers have a unique cold weather passive bypass that allows the thicker ATF to flow more efficiently through the cooler at the top of the system. As operating temperatures increase, the ATF heats up and becomes thinner.
What is the best transmission cooler?
Editor’s Pick: Hayden Automotive 679 Rapid-Cool Transmission Cooler.
Can I mount transmission cooler upside down?
Do Transmission Coolers Have to Install Right Side Up Or Can they be Upside Down. 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.
Can oil cooler be mounted upside down?
automotive type is designed so that gravity pulls the oil being cooled down through the tubes, mounting this upside down means the pump has to push that oil up, creating some backpressure. but either way it should do the job.
How do you know if you need a transmission cooler?
Your vehicle’s gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) is key to determining what kind of transmission cooler you need. As is the type of terrain over which you usually drive. Hilly and rocky terrain might require more of a heavy-duty transmission cooler.
Does it matter which way a transmission cooler is mounted?
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.
Does oil cooler orientation matter?
Re: Oil coolers – does the orientation (vertical vs. horizontal) matter? fittings up, or sideways is fine if the “in” is the bottom, it can force air out. fittings down is no go as it can potentially trap air.
Where do you mount an oil cooler?
In most cases the oil cooler can be mounted between the main radiator and the grille for maximum airflow. But on some cars you may have to mount it low down behind the front valance. Some coolers have to be mounted upright; others can be on their side or even upside down.
How do I know if my transmission cooler is clogged?
The most common symptom of a bad or clogged transmission cooler is fluid leaks or an overheating transmission. You may notice strange shifting issues or noises coming from the transmission. In many car models, you will also notice a warning light on the dashboard.
Is it better to run a transmission cooler?
As long as it is properly installed, a transmission cooler will not affect a factory transmission. It is a flow-through device and does not affect any internal components of the transmission. A transmission cooler will just help to prolong the life of the transmission by keeping the fluid cooler.
Does a transmission cooler really help?
For every 20F degree drop in transmission fluid temperature, you can expect to extend the fluid and equipment life, thereby extending the life of the vehicle. That’s why it is very important to have a quality transmission cooler, and more importantly, to have it professionally installed.