Barb fittings are the most common type of transmission cooler line fitting, and it used with rubber lines. These fittings are a push fit type that allow for a standard hose clamp to keep the transmission line in place.
Can I use rubber hose for transmission cooling lines?
You can use rubber hose, but make sure it’s transmission cooler line rated. The pressure is quite low (12-15 psi). Double clamp it or use FI type clamps instead of the worm-drive style.
Can you repair transmission line with rubber hose?
Yes it HAS to be designed for hydraulic fluid. Trans fluid & regular rubber fuel line aren’t compatible, as it will swell it & leak. Just use heavy duty clamps (sometimes called ‘fuel injection style’ clamps). …
Can you use heater hose for transmission lines?
Can you use heater hose for transmission line? Do NOT use heater hose. I went to NAPA, and got some bulk (cut by the foot) red hose that is made to carry oil and trans fluid. It MUST be for that purpose, or it WILL come apart.
How much pressure is on a transmission cooling line?
there is at idle between 20-50 psi… but during use pressures in transmission lines can reach 100 psi or more. if you are going to use rubber lines be sure to use barbed fittings so the hose does not blow off.
Can you splice transmission cooler lines?
Yep you should be OK, just make sure the clamps are tight and the hose isn’t kinked. FWIW I’m using about 1-2 feet on each of my cooler lines near the transmission linking them to the original metal AOD cooler lines, then have the metal lines linked again with rubber hose at the cooler from the radiator.
Are transmission cooler lines high pressure?
there is at idle between 20-50 psi but during use pressures in transmission lines can reach 100 psi or more. if you are going to use rubber lines be sure to use barbed fittings so the hose does not blow off. Cooler and lube pressure are about the same at 5-30 psi.
Can you repair transmission cooler lines?
Like all parts of an engine, transmission cooling lines can wear out. If they break or develop a leak, you will lose transmission fluid, leaving your car vulnerable. Thankfully this is a fairly simple fix, and most transmission line repairs cost between $100 and $500 dollars.
Does transmission fluid eat rubber?
While ATF may not be corrosive to the bands, clutches and gaskets in an automatic transmission, it is corrosive to carbon (which is good, and why it cleans the engine) and has been shown to affect the rubber O-rings used to seal the rotor housings together, as well as the o-rings used on the oil seals.
Can you use heater hose for PCV?
4 Answers. Yes, you could use any fuel and oil resistant hose. They are typically made of silicone, polyurethane or rubber. This will ensure longevity of the replaced hose.