Never do you bypass a transmission cooler. Your transmission will overheat if you do. It doesn't matter weather you tow something or not.
YESSSSS FOR SURE YOU CAN AND IT"S BETTER TO DO IT IF YOU LIVE IN A HOT CLIMATE (FROM 10 DEGREES CELCIUS )
THE MOST IMPORTANT IS TO INSTALL THE BIGGER TRANS COOLER OR 2 MEDIUM SIZE IN FRONT OF THE CAR JUST BEHIND THE GRILL
DON'T PUT HEAT FIRST PASSING TROUGHT THE STOCK RADIATOR
I HAVE INSTALLED 2 MED SIZE ON A GRAND CHEROKEE AND A BIG ONE ON MY 86 F150 FOR BOTH I BYPASS THE STOCK RAD
NO MORE TRANS HEAT PROBLEMS SINCE 3 YEARS
SMOOTH COOL RIDE AND ATF KEEPS HIS COLOUR AND FUNCTIONS LONGER
TRANS GAUGE HAVE BEEN INSTALLED TOO AND I READ 170-175°F EVEN IN STOP AND GO TRAFFIC WITH A/C IN MAX POSITION
DO NOT BELIEVE ANYBODY EXCEPT YOUR TRANS GAUGE BECAUSE IT WILL NEVER LIE
NEXT I WILL INSTALL A DEEP PAN
BEAT THE HEAT IN ALL SITUATIONS
Some do and some don't. Crawl under the vehicle, follow the transmission lines to the radiator, and see if there is an secondary cooler anywhere. If it came with the factory towing package it does.
Is the transmission cooler fins clean and free of debris. Are you towing a heavy load? If so, I recommend you install a aftermarket transmission cooler. If it is getting hot and you are not towing, you need to seek out a professional to find out why it is getting hot. Do not continue to drive this vehicle or you will be spending big bucks for a new transmission. Heat is the biggest enemy of a transmission.
If you are going to do any towing, it is recommended to add an additional cooler.If you are going to do any towing, it is recommended to add an additional cooler.
2WD Total Trailer Weight (Sum of weights of the trailer, its load, trailer hitch, vehicle passengers and what you have in the vehicle) is 4500 pounds. If you do not have the transmission cooler it is only rated for 2600 pounds. Suggest that you install a transmission cooler and carry the conventional spare tire.
Normally towing should not induce any extra wear on your vehicle, in some cases a transmission cooler is recommended to keep the transmission fluid at an appropriate temperature. However, the Honda Odyssey has many recorded problems with the transmission failing early. Some are fortunate enough to have it fail withing warranty, I have a friend who is on his third transmission in under 120k miles. So I would not recomend towing with your Odyssey. Adding extra weight for your van to tow will shorten the life of your transmission even further on this particular vehicle. A quick search on the problems of the transmission on this vehicle, including a class action lawsuit for certain years that extended the warranty.
A max of 3,500 lbs with 2 occupants when equipped with a transmission cooler and power steering fluid cooler
If your 1500 ram hemi came with a tow package you already have a transmission cooler. I would compare with others to make sure you have the correct cooler for towing. You can always upgrade to larger coolers but may not be necessary. Some use the 1 ton cooler but that would be seems overkill to me.
Not as long as the trailer doesn't exceed the towing weight limit of the tow vehicle and that the transmission is healthy to start with.
Yes, absolutely as long as you don't plan on putting a great load on the vehicle, such as towing or lots of hills or hot weather. Many of the earlier model cars didn't have transmission coolers, however, you can expect to do transmission overhauls more often
The towing capacity of a 1991 Chevrolet Cheyenne 2500 is 7500 pounds. The manufacturer recommends having a transmission cooler installed before towing.
Vehicle towing laws
No one answer, since there is no ONE V6, no ONE transmission, and no ONE vehicle.
Towing capacity is 3500 lbs in any model without the towing package. It moves up to 3800 lbs with the towing package, which you should have if you are doing any regular towing or live in hilly country. A garage can add a transmission cooler if you don't have it.
The towing capacity of your vehicle is noted on the door jamb sticker as the GVWR, it should be approximately 5500 pounds. Transmission coolers are highly recommended when towing.
Yes, if it is not installed in a vehicle that is used for towing or in an extremely hot climate.
Probably not. The risk was yours since towing was the logical next step for failing to meet the requirements of the loan. It was your failure to meet the requirements of the loan which led to the vehicle being repossessed which subsequently caused the vehicle to be towed. All the towing company needs to do is to prove that they used standard towing practices.
The towing capacity is 2000lbs with trailer brakes, and 1000lbs without. This info pertains to a Class I hitch assembly with a 1.25" ball on a Subaru Forester 98-01. If towing with an automatic transmission, first install a transmission cooler. **2001 Subaru Forester L Owners Manual.
No, not unless it has the optional towing package and the trailer is equipped with trailer brakes. Even then this is a stretch for this vehicle. I would not attempt to tow this much weight with this vehicle unless you are towing a very short distance. You need a transmission cooler for sure.
Pulling a heavy load will cause it to overheat. I suggest you have the fluid and filter changed and then install a transmission cooler. Very inexpensive and it will help when towing. Also check the cooling fins on the factory transmission cooler and make sure they are no clogged with debris.
The towing capacity is 1,000 lbs unless it is equipped with trailer brakes, and transmission cooler. With that equipment you can then tow up to 3,5000 lbs.
First and foremost you need to know the towing capacity of this vehicle. Then you need to purchase a good receiver hitch such as this one. http://performance.thepartsbin.com/basket.php?makeid=25&modelid=316&year=1992&partid=200&brandid=2608 Then you need to wire that car so that you can connect the trailer lights to the car. This is not a good car to tow with, so make sure you are towing a very small trailer with a small load. And remember that you have to stop this vehicle with the extra weight behind it. On a wet road when towing a trailer with no trailer brakes, you can get in big trouble trying to stop. If you plan on towing very often or in hills, then I highly recommend you install a transmission cooler. It is very easy to ruin a transmission when towing with a small car with a small engine. Heat is the enemy of any A/T and towing creates heat. A $100 trans cooler is a great investment when towing.
Never had a problem up to 3,000 lbs. Make sure o/drive is off, and transmission cooler installed.
3500 lbs. but you must have the towing package installed. Towing package includes the rear load levelers, heavy duty alternator, heavy duty radiator/automatic transmission cooler, heavy duty turn signal flasher, and an engine oil cooler. I think the heavy duty automatic transmission cooler in located inside the heavy duty radiaotr, check with your GM parts dealer to see if this is the case. -Tony
The H3 with a manual transmission has a towing capacity of 3000 lbs. The H3 with an automatic transmission has a towing capacity of 4500 lbs.