jb weld will probably cause you more troubles. take it apart ant clean the threads and slide the fitting back and clean the line where it seals the flange. if it still doesn’t seal, you could goto the wreckers and get a few inchs of donar line from any gm auto tranny and attach with some rubber hose and clamps.
Will JB Weld work on transmission lines?
The JB Weld is impervious to the transmission fluid meaning it will not dissolve over time based on the fluid. Thanks for your inquiry. I plugged a 1/2” hole that went through a Mazda RX7 oil cooler with JB weld and duct tape to hold it in one side.
Can a transmission line be welded?
A tubular steel transmission pole generally consists of a series of welded assemblies. … The resulting tubular steel shafts then can be welded to flanges or other brackets to join them together.
How long does JB Weld last on a transmission?
J-B Weld has a tensile strength of 3960 PSI and sets to a hard bond overnight. It can withstand temperatures up to 550ºF when fully cured. Yes, J-B WELD does go bad. Here in the desert SW anything with a solvent or resin in it is short-lived, usually 1 year or less.
Can you patch a transmission cooler line?
If it’s the line itself that has corroded, worn out or otherwise broken, it’s a simple enough matter to replace the line with a new one. Sites like Autozone have a wide variety of transmission cooling line assemblies you can buy. Just make sure you check that it’s the right one to fit your particular car.
Can you JB weld a cracked bell housing?
The way aluminum fatigues, the crack will most likely keep growing if you dont have it welded properly. Get it done right or it may progress into something that isn’t fairly easily repairable. Jb weld isn’t that strong and it will be hard to get it clean enough to stick well.
Can you use rubber hose for transmission cooler lines?
You can use rubber hose, but make sure it’s transmission cooler line rated. The pressure is quite low (12-15 psi). Double clamp it or use FI type clamps instead of the worm-drive style.
Can you solder brake lines?
your best bet is to braze brake line. Yes, you can solder brakeline. You need to use silver solder with the correct silver solder flux. Use a MAP gas torch.
Is J-B Weld safe for food contact?
Yes, it it heat resistant and food safe, both.
How do you know if your transmission is failing?
10 Signs of a Failing Transmission
- Burning Smell. A burning smell should always raise a red flag. …
- A Low Level of Fluid. …
- Check Engine Light. …
- Abnormal Appearance of the Transmission Fluid. …
- Odd Noises. …
- Sluggish Performance. …
- Grinding and Shaking. …
- Hard to Put the Transmission in Gear.