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used 6.0 coolers

ive heard used tranny coolers are no good. cant be flushed etc.
opinions , experience? thanks

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i have heard the exact opposite

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me personally i would not use a used trans cooler... you have no idea how that person treated their truck and what can be in that cooler... save your money and buy a new one...
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The risk is huge. You're talking about saving 250$ on a used cooler and risking total destruction of a 3000-5000$ transmission.

Always new. In fact, if I were to install a new tranny I would install new coolers.

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thanks, i think ill be looking at new.

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They are not any good as far as I am concerned. Because of the very design it is physically impossible to flush them. Get a new one the price of a cooler is much less then the price of a trany!

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What they both said..never buy a used cooler!!!
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I have no problem buying a used cooler. They make kits to clean them. If you are worried just plumb in some type of filter on the return line...

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what is this about kits? can you elaborate? plz!

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The risk is huge. You're talking about saving 250$ on a used cooler and risking total destruction of a 3000-5000$ transmission.

Always new. In fact, if I were to install a new tranny I would install new coolers.
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