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coreys
July 10th, 2006, 05:33
While replacing one of my transmission lines this weekend, I noticed the quick connect on the other transmission line was leaking. I tried to remove the quick connect and the "ears" broke off of it (It looks to be the original). Now I cannot get the line out to replace the quick connect. Any suggestions?

BigIrish
July 10th, 2006, 08:18
The dealer has replacement connectors and fittings to the best of my knowledge. get your wallet out.

bajacalal
July 10th, 2006, 08:31
At the napa where I work we sell misc. quick disconnect parts and for a "reasonable price" the whole quick disconnect lines (direct fit ones for the specific vehicles).

BusterXJ95
July 10th, 2006, 15:27
I just replaced all of the QD's on my XJ this past week. Once the ears were gone, I had to Dremeled off the rest of the QD fittings and used hose clamps when I replaced the lines. ALL of the QD's on my transmission lines were leaking and I was told that you can only take them off a few times before they start to leak.

If you have any other lines with QD's, make sure you clean them out with engine/brake cleaner before you pinch the ears together.