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Old 09-09-2012, 05:17 PM
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Originally Posted by supertech777 View Post
When I replaced my radiator I found that it was totally blocked by leaves and debri between the tranny cooler and between the ac condenser .

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Mine is a manual so I do not have a transmission fluid cooling element. I just replaced my radiator as well, and it was clean between the condenser and radiator.

Originally Posted by luckydog View Post
yes it would help air flow across the rad easier. I have thought about abandoning the condenser too. On My car the using the AC makes it run too hot so i rarely use it. The fan clutch may be doing what its supposed to, draw more air when the engine is hot. i plan to remove the condenser on mine next summer. Are you using water wetter,that will let you run cooler. I try to avoid mechs most are crooks and fail to do accurate repairs on these cars.
I am using Water Wetter, but it hasn't helped my cooling issue (coolant isn't flowing through the system the way it should). I have a whole other thread regarding that whole debacle.

I think I'll remove the condenser, since winter is coming I won't need it, and it's leaking out all the refrigerant anyway.
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