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Old 04-12-2021, 12:27 PM   #1
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2009 Bluebird Transmission Cooler

My 2009 Bluebird has a heat exchanger for the transmission cooler to the engine coolant. It has a crack in it and is very slowly dripping coolant. I could JB weld it but I would prefer to replace it. How do I go about aquiring these types of parts?

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Old 04-12-2021, 12:30 PM   #2
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Check evil-bay. JB weld is ok for something non critical. This is your engine coolant. Don't ruin your engine.
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Old 04-12-2021, 12:45 PM   #3
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If you buy a used cooler be sure to pressure check it, clean it out and put a filter after the cooler before it returns to the transmission. You don’t want someones trash in your transmission. Allison wants oil to water coolers on these to stabilize the oil temperature. Unfortunately vehicle components are engineered “just enough” to get out of warranty. The days of medium and heavy duty truck components lasting 30-50 years is long gone.
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My 2009 Bluebird has a heat exchanger for the transmission cooler to the engine coolant. It has a crack in it and is very slowly dripping coolant. I could JB weld it but I would prefer to replace it. How do I go about aquiring these types of parts?
I bought one for my Bluebird at AAA bus parts in Phoenix. Cost (???) around $150.00 including shipping.

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Old 04-14-2021, 10:37 AM   #5
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Could check your local Bluebird dealer or if you can get the part number it’s easy to get a truck repair shop to search it.
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