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Any way to test an oil cooler?

My oil cooler is leaking and i found one locally that has been rebuilt that i wanna swing by and pick up so i can just remove the old and install the new then worry about rebuilding mine at a later date. I was just wondering if theres a good way to test or see if theres obvious problems with the cooler before i first buy it and secondly go about putting it on?

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It is actually easier to rebuild yours than to replace. All you have to do is pull the rear housing off and leave the front in place, replace o rings and reinstall. There is a good video on YouTube, I did mine a couple of weeks ago and should take less than an hour.
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Hey Pat, its easy n quick to rebuild. Just 4 fat O-rings. The one near u may be bad too. They rarely go bad. Once in awhile the aluminium housings will pit and leak by.

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Oh yea sorry guys i already did this. I did end up rebuilding mine. Thanks guys though

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SCT tuned
8" Fabtech lift 13" total
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46" Goodyear MVTs Military takeoffs
Bushwacker Cut-Out Fender Flares
Ranch Hand front and rear bumper
On-board air W/Semi horns

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