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Imperial Power Steering Oil Cooler

Part No. 241009 Warranty Details  

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Removes the destructive heat generated within a power steering system. Installation of a power steering cooler will prolong the life of the system's pump, hoses and seals.

Product Features:
  • Power steering oil cooler
  • 3/4" x 2-1/2" x 9"
  • For vehicles with 3/8" I.D. power steering return hose
  • Removes destructive heat and prolongs power steering system life
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Fitting Type:Push On
Thickness:0.75 in

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ImperialPower Steering Oil Cooler
 
2.8

(based on 24 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

57%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves performance (3)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

  • Flimsy (5)
  • Difficult to use (4)
  • Poor value (4)

Best Uses

  • Truck (8)
  • Car (5)
  • RV (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Mechanic (7), Auto enthusiast (6), Casual driver (4), Truck enthusiast (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

good for any custom work helps alotcheap

a must have for cars without proper cooling tools and hardware.

a must have for cars without proper cooling tools and hardware.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Waste of time!!!

In the day of being able to cross matching auto parts I can not belive i was givin this power steering cooler. It was not even close to my cooler that I was changeing...Read complete review

In the day of being able to cross matching auto parts I can not belive i was givin this power steering cooler. It was not even close to my cooler that I was changeing out. I called ahead and made sure it was correct part and in stock. I also paid online because my wife was picking it up because my truck a Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 had a power steering leak in the cooler (a smaller version of a radiator). I was worried because of the low price but was told by the parts sales person it was the right and he new of people that used this part and it was correct. Well it was 25% of the size and looked like it was for a Harley O wait is was to small for that also. Im 50 years old and Im a crane mechanic , and think a high school kid could see bit was not the OEM cooler and the price was low because it was not correct for a replacement. This happednt on a sunday and i them was stuck waiting for a on line correct part. I was assured it was for my truck!

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5.0

NOT OEM, But A OK!

By 

from Peoples Republic of Maryland

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Decent Construction
  • Easy To Mount

Cons

  • No Mounting Tabs

Best Uses

  • Get Creative
  • Mc Oil Cooler
  • Ps Fluid Cooler

Comments about Imperial Power Steering Oil Cooler:

I used this to replace the PS cooler on a 2006 Caravan, this unit is made from the same material and gauge metal as the OEM cooler, it just has to be mounted on a user fabbed bracket or in front of radiator. The supplied hose was not long enough to do that. So I made a bracket from mild galvanized steel, some screws and viola it works just fine. Only used the cooler and two clamps from kit.
Same quality as OEM, no bracket but at a savings of $40.
I say it's a winner. If you cannot manage to mount this in a reasonable fashion I suggest never servicing your own vehicle again.

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3.0

A OK product

By 

from MD

Verified Buyer

Comments about Imperial Power Steering Oil Cooler:

It works for my Silverado (It states will fit). However, it is a different size/shape/style product from the OEM. I have to improvise to install in front the radiator.

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  • No
 
2.0

Not an exact fit

By 

from Glastonbury ct

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3 or more reviews submitted

Comments about Imperial Power Steering Oil Cooler:

This is not an exact fit as stated for my Explorer. It is a universal part that needs modification to work.

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  • No
 
1.0

Don't waste your money

By 

from Cleveland, OH

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3 or more reviews submitted

Pros

    Cons

    • Difficult To Use
    • Flimsy
    • Poor Value

    Best Uses

      Comments about Imperial Power Steering Oil Cooler:

      Don't waste your money on this ... yes, it cheap, but it's money out the window.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Compact and easy install

      By 

      from Mont Vernon NH

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

      Pros

      • Extra Insurance On A 4x4
      • Improves Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Car
        • RV
        • Truck

        Comments about Imperial Power Steering Oil Cooler:

        Wanted extra cooling protection on my 4x4 Ram. Made a custom mount to fit where I wanted it. Only 3 stars ,cause it was missing 2 of the mounting zip ties. I didn't need them though.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        With a little fitting to factory brackets, worth the price

        By 

        from Akron,Ohio

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        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • 2000 Mountaineer

            Comments about Imperial Power Steering Oil Cooler:

            As close to factory in size and dimensions without mounting brackets. Cut out and remove old coil. Drill and fit coupling side bracket to position coil as close to original hoses. Secure hose clamps and attach to frame bracket. Zip tie to opposite bracket.

             
            1.0

            cheap

            By 

            from ohio

            About Me Mechanic

            Pros

              Cons

              • Flimsy
              • Poor Value

              Best Uses

                Comments about Imperial Power Steering Oil Cooler:

                this part is made so cheap its unreal.it is missing parts does not fit says it will??? stay away from this part and save your money.

                (5 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                My 94 K1500

                By 

                from wilmington ma

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                3 or more reviews submitted

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Car
                    • Truck

                    Comments about Imperial Power Steering Oil Cooler:

                    The stock power steering cooler GM mounted in the drivers fraim rail rusted and leaked. I used this with two, one foot lengths of tubing to mount the cooler in the bumper area of the truck to keep the steering system cool.

                    (10 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Does not fit

                    By 

                    from -

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                    Helpful Reviewer

                    Comments about Imperial Power Steering Oil Cooler:

                    This was advertised as a direct fit for a Dodge Ram 1500. It does not fit and will not work.

                    (16 of 25 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Replaced factory cooling line

                    By 

                    from State College, Pa

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                    Pros

                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Imperial Power Steering Oil Cooler:

                        Had to remove factory cooling line on power steering gear box. Being 26 years old the fitting twisted off. It had a very complex bend I could not reproduce. So I used this cooler instead. Easy install although to mount in front of the radiator I had to make a bracket. Came with everything I needed except of course the bracket I made.

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                        9 Questions | 10 Answers
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                        • Q:

                          What is the maximum pressure the radiator can handle? Is it compatible with engine oil?
                          Asked on 10/3/2014 by Orangefan from Detroit

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            I'm happy to help, Orangefan! This Imperial Power Steering Oil Cooler (Part No. 241009) is pressure tested to 150 PSI. It should not have any compatibility issues with motor oil a power steering cooler will typically be cooling automatic transmission fluid. You may find that a cooler specifically designed for engine oil will be more effective at reducing your oil temperatures. Such as Imperial Part No. 241040 for non-Chevrolet V8 applications or 241046 for Chevrolet V8 applications.

                            Answered on 10/9/2014 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
                        • Q:

                          I have a 2002 dodge grand caravan I have a power steering problem . the return hose down by that connects to the oil cooler and leads up to the reservoir tank and the other line keeps busting holes in the lines where it feels like that the hoses that im getting are not high pressure that wont take power steering fluid. what do I need to keep it from not blowing out im tired of replacing hoses and other parts that lead to power steering, Power steering pump is good.
                          Asked on 1/7/2013 by sparky

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            With reference to your inquiry on the Imperial Power Steering Oil Cooler - Part No. 241009 I assume there is too much of back pressure in the hose that leads to the reservoir and other lines. I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto store and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 1/9/2013 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                        • Q:

                          how do you install it
                          Asked on 8/20/2012 by twofeather from sault ste marie mi

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            To help you in a better manner, if you could please include the year, make, model and engine specification of the vehicle and we would be better able to assist you.

                            Answered on 8/21/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Will this fit a trailblazer 2002? the one we took out dont look the same so is there a how to book or video THANK YOU
                          Asked on 3/12/2012 by linder from Venice Fl

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            Please check if your vehicle has a 3/8" I.D. power steering return hose, if it does you can very well use this oil cooler. For help with your project, I recommend purchasing a Haynes repair manual specifically for your vehicle. This should be able to assist you further into detail on how to repair or replace specific parts.

                            Answered on 3/13/2012 by Dennis from AAP
                        • Q:

                          f-250 turbo diesel does it matter what size power steering cooler you put on ??
                          Asked on 2/5/2012 by mike from wendell n.c.

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            Power steering coolers are not always necessary, if you are running stock tires and not doing lots of hard driving than you should be fine but if you start stressing the system i.e. hydro boost, big tires, 4 wheeling, rock crawling, mudding or racing then you want to run a cooler. This Imperial Power Steering Oil Cooler (Part No. 241009) will fit vehicles with 3/8" I.D. power steering return hose. So you can use this part in your F-250 Turbo Diesel vehicle.

                            Answered on 2/6/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Will it fit on my 2003 GMC envoy?
                          Asked on 12/13/2011 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            If your 2003 GMC envoy has a 3/8" I.D. power steering return hose, you can very well use this oil cooler.

                            Answered on 12/14/2011 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          will this product fit a 2002 ford focus zx5 this a perfect match because the car is in Africa not in the U S A
                          Asked on 12/9/2011 by fatima from minneapolis mn

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            Please check if this vehicle has a 3/8" I.D. power steering return hose. If it does you can very well use this oil cooler.

                            Answered on 12/9/2011 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Can you tell me if this would fit my 1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2 ltr V-Tech?
                          Asked on 10/11/2011 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            This should fit for vehicles with 3/8" Inlet diameter power steering return hose.

                            Answered on 10/12/2011 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          How do I install the cooler for a 04 Dodge Ram 1500?
                          Asked on 9/10/2010 by Anonymous

                          2 answers

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            First you will need to mount the cooler. Then run your return line from the rack and pinion assembly to the cooler. Then have another tube running from the other end of the cooler back to the pump/reservior. Be sure that when you mount the cooler, you mount it in a place that will allow air to pass through it.

                            Answered on 9/13/2010 by Mike from AAP
                          • A:

                            First buy a igloo cooler & some ice - then purchase the beer. Install cooler & beer in bed of the truck with bunggie cord.

                            Answered on 7/10/2011 by spooner from drink cold beer
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