Date of issue 02/01 Bulletin Number S307-05 Page 1 of 4
Transmission Fluid Leaks –
Cooler Hoses –
Install Additional Hose Clamp
In the event of customer complaints of fluid leaking from the transmission cooler pipes,
a service fix has been implemented to cure the concern.
Vehicles within the above VIN range were produced with only one hose clamp fitted to
the transmission cooler pipes, and may under certain operating conditions leak
transmission fluid. The following Workshop Procedure can be followed to remedy the
1. Raise vehicle on twin-post lift.
2. Remove radiator splash guard. (See Workshop Manual – JTIS CD ROM, Section
303-03 SRO 26.40.01 (steps 6 and 7.)
3. Loosen hose clamps on transmission cooler pipes (rubber to metal pipe
4. Reposition hose clamps to end of rubber hose (Illustration 1).
REPOSITIONING CLAMPS TO END OF HOSES