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Hi,

Im experiencing a leak of coolant which i think is happening at the small return pipe to the block from the oil cooler at the oil cooler end. It actually looks from what i can see like the original spring clip has broken but im going to change the pipe anyhow...
My Question..

Basically as im going to be there is it worth changing the oil cooler when im renewing the pipes? I see the Febi ones are available and not alot of cash so is it worth doing?
I know the t5 suffer from oil cooler failures but is it common with the t4 too or should i just change the leaking pipe and be done.

Any thoughts would be great

Thanks

Mark
 

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Hi My oil cooler died on my 2.4d 98' camper after 220.000 miles. Not sure what your milage is, but that might give you an idea how long they might last.

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Its an ex builders van with around 170k on it with less than zero service history, i guess the anti corrosion/anti freeze is key but given how i got it i doubt it had been changed often.... so that makes my mind up and i may as well change it to be safe.

Thanks for your help
 
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