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Old 11-18-2006, 19:10   #1 (permalink)
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I replaced my radiator today, pretty easy job, went very good, but i have one problem. The top line for the transmission is leaking. It just drips a little, i took the old o ring off the old radiator and it is better, but still seeping. I thought maybe the line just wasnt lining up good, as i could put pressure on the line and it would stop, i tried flexing the line a little and it did help, but still leaks. This is a aftermarket radiator, it may be that it is just a little difference that the line doesnt seat well, im afaraid to try to bend it much, has anyone had this issue? The bottom line is ok, doesnt leak, the line is not cross threaded, its leaking past the o ring, if i gently put pressure on the line the leak stops, that seems to me that the line is not seated good against the o ring, i am open to any help, thanks
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Old 11-19-2006, 16:33   #2 (permalink)
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Re: need radiator help!!!

found the problem, the fitting that the tranmission line is different it wouldnt seal, put the old radiator back in and no leak. Anyone know where to get a good aftermarket radiator? I went to autozone and they had one just like the one i tried, the fittings on that one were wrong too, i would hate to have to go to ford for one, but might have too.
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