Chevrolet Equinox Automatic Transmission Oil Coolers
About automatic transmission oil coolers
An automatic transmission experiences higher levels of stress when it is used to tow heavy loads or driving in rough conditions and also when it is hotter than usual during summers. Overheating is always dangerous for your car's components. Thus, it is advisable to invest in an aftermarket transmission cooler if you use your truck for towing or carry heavy loads and/or drive in rough terrains and rugged conditions such as hills or mountainous and unpaved highways. A drive cooler allows the transmission to remain cool and maintain optimal temperature even though it works harder than normal, allowing you to achieve the best performance and longer service life from your transmission.
What is the purpose of automatic transmission oil coolers?
A transmission oil cooler real task is to take off excess heat from the transmission oil. In the transmission, oil is used to reduce the friction that comes from gear change. From what we know about friction, it can be reduced but not eliminated.
Where is automatic transmission oil coolers located?
Do you find the automatic transmission oil cooler in trouble? They are easy to find. The transmission cooler can be found in the radiator and if there is a leak, the transmission fluid seen swirling around the radiator neck will result.