Q: Vibration at the oil cooler hoses

asked by on

At idle, one of the transmission oil cooler hose, has a pulse movement, like mechanical one. It is normal?

My car has 150000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

I’m having a little trouble picturing what you are describing, but I’m imagining a hose that is either swelling or jumping in place. I can’t say that this is normal because I’ve never observed it, but it may not be a big deal. The first thing I would do is be sure the lines are in good condition and secured in the proper locations. Many times careless technicians will work on a car and leave off a few small parts, like the clips that secure the oil cooler lines so you want to be sure all those pieces are in place. Then I would make sure the transmission fluid level is right and the fluid is in good condition. This can’t be done from under the hood like in the old days, but has to be done from underneath the car using the proper scan tool to read the transmission temperature while the tranny is being filled. If you contact Your Mechanic, you can have a technician come to your home or office and perform these tasks for you and let you know if anything else needs to be done.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Vibration at the oil cooler hoses

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car started shaking

Shaking or vibrating may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. This creates a loss of power that resonates throughout the motor additionally causing other problems with ignition and fuel timing....

Q: 2007 Honda Accord VSA light and engine light coming on, will not downshift, must come to stop , shut off and start again. 2007 Honda Accord

Hi there - you likely have more than one problem at work here. First task is to extract the problem codes which are causing the Check Engine light to come, and the codes (Honda specific) causing the Vehicle Stability Assist...

Q: hi ,I own a 2014 740i 3.0l turbo.. question is ;engine oil refill amoumt in liters? Thanks

6.5 liters of 5w30 synthetic oil

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.