Jeep Cherokee
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Cooling system » Removal and installation
Transmission oil coolers


The internal transmission oil cooler located within the radiator is not serviceable. If it requires service, the radiator must be replaced.

Once the repaired or replacement radiator has been installed, fill the cooling system and inspect for leaks.

Refer to the Refilling Cooling System and Testing Cooling System For Leaks sections in this group. If the transmission operates properly after repairing the leak, drain the transmission and remove the transmission oil pan. Inspect for sludge and/or rust. Inspect for a dirty or plugged inlet filter. If none of these conditions are found, the transmission and torque convertor may not require reconditioning. Refer to Group 21 for automatic transmission servicing.



(1) Remove the grill mounting screws and remove the grill. Refer to Group 23, Body for procedures.

(2) Place a drain pan below the transmission oil cooler.

(3) Remove the two constant tension clamps at oil cooler inlet and outlet tubes.

(4) Remove the two oil cooler mounting bolts (Fig.


(5) Remove the oil cooler from vehicle.


(1) Position and secure oil cooler to vehicle.

Tighten mounting bolts to 8 N·m (72 in. lbs.) torque.

(2) Secure inlet and outlet tubes with constant tension clamps.

Install the grill.

(3) Start engine and check transmission fluid level.

Add fluid if necessary.

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