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Oil Cooler Quick Disconnects Leaking

Discussion in 'General Chevy & GM Tech Questions' started by cmobile, Jan 9, 2011.

  1. cmobile

    cmobile Former Member

    I recently replaced the oil cooler lines (Dorman - China)but they did not come with new O-rings for the quick disconnect side. They are leaking at the quick disconnects now where they were not before.

    Are the original O-rings high temp O-rings? Do they make a new seal kit for these quick disconnects? Looks like a clear plastic ring and an O-ring.

    I am pretty sure I can't plug the holes to bypass the cooler cause oil has to go out of one fitting and back in the other. If I plugged the holes I would not get any oil flow
    --I think-

    Should I just get replacement fittings? Haven't been able to locate them locally just yet. Oreilly's doesn't carry them here.

    Thanks for the help
  2. 2COR517

    2COR517 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    There isn't anything real special about the o-rings. Not very high temp or excessive pressure. There is a kit available to re-gasket the filter adapter. AutoZone usually carries it on the "Help" section. It includes the o-rings. I need to do mine soon, I'll try to take notes a maybe a pic or two.

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