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Old 02-01-2010, 11:02 AM
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I'm looking all over the internet for a power steering oil cooler. I picked one up this morning at O'Reilly's and it's about 1/3 the size and the hose fittings are 3/8 inch when I need 1/2 inch hose inlet/outlets. My power steering oil cooler has a small leak and looking for a new one. My truck is a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Hemi sport.
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Salvage yards and ebay are good places to look.
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Old 02-01-2010, 11:10 AM
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Ebay came up empty. I know it's universal cooler. I'm just trying to find one that will actually fit my truck properly. Thanks for the advice!
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Have you considered using a transmission cooler? They can be had with the larger inlet and outlets and have more cooling area than a p/s cooler.
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That's what this current leaking cooler looks like. Looks too big to be a power steering oil cooler. Almost looks like someone replaced it that had the truck before me? I'm new to Dodge trucks, especially one with all the cooling systems. So far I have come up with universal coolers. I thought there would be a direct link or search for my exact truck, I guess not? lol
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Old 02-01-2010, 11:29 AM
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Does the cooler look like this one?
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Oh yeah that is it. Now I'm thinking it is OEM. lol
I took back to the dealership I just bought it from them 2 weeks ago today. I have a limited warranty (I pay half), so I ended up taking it there. Hopefully it won't cost me an arm and a leg!
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Good. Mystery solved!
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Mystery has been opened back up! Well, the dealership has stopped the leak going into the rack and pinion (clamp was missing!). Good deal, but the freakin' PS cooler is still shot. So, where can I order one of the OEM ones online? Or at least guide me into the right direction?
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I presume you don't want to order one through the dealership?
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