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post #1 of 16 Old 01-01-2014, 12:54 PM Thread Starter
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Noisy oil cooler?

Hello,

Is the oil cooler the radiator looking thing mounted on the front of the passenger frame rail?

If so one of my connections makes noise when idling. It is very annoying, if I move it ever so slightly it stops. Any ideas on how to fix this?

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I am thinking this might be the trans cooler guys.

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You are correct sir! The oil cooler would be on the driver side mated to the engine. About the size of an elementary school Lunch box. On the inside of the driver side frame rail is a Mini cooler, that's the fuel cooler. What you are looking at is the trans cooler.

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Ya man soo the bottom line is very noisy at idle. If i touch it with my hand it is silent.

Could i be low on fluid? I am going to check that in a lil bit.

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Also check the mounting bolts. If it stops when you touch it, it might just be loose?

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Ya no everything is tight, its not loose. I have checked that. Its sounds like fluid making the noise.

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I figured you did. I have to say, this is first time I've heard of this. That's what your going to hear If you take it in to the stealership. Hope ya figure it out and let us know.

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Ya im not gonna take it to the dealer. I will fix it myself. Ill replace the damn line myself before I let them monkey with it.

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Ya im not gonna take it to the dealer. I will fix it myself. Ill replace the damn line myself before I let them monkey with it.
Good idea! By the time they get done with it, your gonna need a new cooler and God knows what else! Plus when you work on it yourself you learn more about your Truck.

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Hey man I found a bolt up the cooler lines on the block of the motor that needed to be snugged down.

No more noise so far!

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