Installing your Transmission Oil CoolerWith Wholesale Automatics transmission oil coolers, installation can be easily handled as a DIY project, requiring only a basic level of mechanical skill.
To further simplify the installation process, our coolers come complete with a transmission oil cooler mounting kit. This comprehensive kit includes a vehicle-specific bracket along with all the necessary nuts, bolts, unions, and hoses required for a successful installation. Every component included in the kit is of the highest quality, ensuring meticulous attention to detail. For instance, our hoses are thoughtfully encased in durable conduit, offering added protection against potential stone strikes.
Understanding that our customers often have bullbars, winches, or skid plates, our transmission oil cooler kits are designed to accommodate various setups. We strive to ensure compatibility with almost every configuration, allowing our coolers to be conveniently mounted just behind the grill.
If you prefer to have a professional handle the installation, chat to us at Cruiser Brothers and we will assist.
When Is Your Transmission Running Too HotTransmission oil cooler temperatures can vary significantly depending on various factors. Factors such as stop-start traffic, frequent hill driving, different driving surfaces, and hotter weather conditions can elevate transmission temperatures. Additionally, certain vehicle models are prone to running hot. As a general guideline, it is recommended to maintain transmission temperatures between 120 and 160 degrees Fahrenheit whenever possible, with occasional temperatures of 175 to 195 degrees Fahrenheit considered acceptable. It is advisable to keep temperatures under 210 degrees Fahrenheit with the assistance of a reliable transmission oil cooler. Once temperatures reach 230 degrees Fahrenheit, it is important to investigate the situation, and at 250 degrees Fahrenheit, finding a safe place to pull over becomes imperative. While altering driving style or downshifting to increase RPM may offer temporary relief, the most reliable and effective long-term solution is enhanced cooling through a dedicated transmission oil cooler.
Certain parts of the transmission, including the torque converter, naturally generate heat, and even without any strain, the transmission temperature is expected to be at least 110 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. However, specific cold temperature issues may arise in extremely frigid environments such as Alaska.
To effectively monitor transmission temperatures and gain valuable insights, equipping your vehicle with a transmission temperature gauge is highly recommended. This invaluable tool enables you to understand your transmission's preferences and provides early warnings of potential problems. At Cruiser Brothers, we offer analogue transmission gauges for a wide range of vehicle models. When combined with a dedicated transmission oil cooler, a transmission gauge becomes a helpful solution.
Transmission Cooler TypesTransmission oil coolers come in various types, and it's important to consider the specific requirements of different vehicle models. Our Wholesale Automatics coolers come in a range tailored to suit specific vehicles. This includes single panel coolers, dual coolers, and even twin cooler setups. Each cooler is designed with attention to detail, including variations in cooler unions and other technical aspects. For instance, we incorporate custom-designed components. Before launching a new cooler, extensive research and testing are conducted to ensure a perfect fit for your vehicle.
Now, you might wonder if a transmission oil cooler with a fan is necessary. Fan-operated systems introduce an additional mechanical element that can potentially fail, and they only provide cooling when the fan is actively running. Moreover, the extra moving parts in fan-operated systems can contribute to heat generation. To overcome these concerns, our auxiliary transmission oil cooler kits are designed to run efficiently without requiring a fan.