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Old 01-20-2010, 11:16 AM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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Leaky Allison 1000 cooler lines

just replace or can u repair, looks to be leaking where the rubber hose meets the fittings on the end
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Old 01-20-2010, 11:18 AM   eBay Motors  #2 (permalink)
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they have an issue with the crimps on the lines that leak over time, replace the lines, go to a hydraulic shop and have them build you the lines that way you dont have to worry about it anymore
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Old 01-20-2010, 11:22 AM   eBay Motors  #3 (permalink)
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thanks, wonder what the cost for custom lines will be

ur talking all metal lines right?
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Old 01-20-2010, 11:38 AM   eBay Motors  #4 (permalink)
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i would like to know as well it is 600 at the dealership to fix
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Old 01-20-2010, 11:39 AM   eBay Motors  #5 (permalink)
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chase how many people do u think are on here from sd
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Old 01-20-2010, 11:42 AM   eBay Motors  #6 (permalink)
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thanks, wonder what the cost for custom lines will be

ur talking all metal lines right?
they are rubber lines, just high pressure hydro hoses, last i heard was like 80 bucks to have them made
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Old 01-20-2010, 11:43 AM   eBay Motors  #7 (permalink)
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chase how many people do u think are on here from sd
there is a handle full of us so far i have saw
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Old 01-20-2010, 11:45 AM   eBay Motors  #8 (permalink)
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they have an issue with the crimps on the lines that leak over time, replace the lines, go to a hydraulic shop and have them build you the lines that way you dont have to worry about it anymore
This is what you want to do. Chase is right. The replacement lines from GM will start leaking again in time. go to a hydraulic shop and get new lines made and you'll never have to worry about it again. Plus it's cheaper. Should be easily under $100 for a new line. Lots of places are under $50, just depends on the shop. But do NOT waste the $100+ for the GM replacement line.
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Old 01-20-2010, 12:38 PM   eBay Motors  #9 (permalink)
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This is what you want to do. Chase is right. The replacement lines from GM will start leaking again in time. go to a hydraulic shop and get new lines made and you'll never have to worry about it again. Plus it's cheaper. Should be easily under $100 for a new line. Lots of places are under $50, just depends on the shop. But do NOT waste the $100+ for the GM replacement line.
so pull the lines and take them in?
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Old 01-20-2010, 12:41 PM   eBay Motors  #10 (permalink)
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Might want to check into this

Trans cooler lines

I have the same issue and am looking into a complete fix not just a band aid.
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