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Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler Kit w/ Fan, -6 AN Inlets - Class V

Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler Kit w/ Fan, -6 AN Inlets - Class V

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  • Remote Cooler
  • Class V
  • With - 6 AN Inlets
  • 13W x 10T x 5-5/8D Inch
  • Derale
  • Remote Mount
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan - Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler Kit w/ Fan, -6 AN Inlets - Class V

13" Wide x 10" tall x 5-5/8" deep, fan-mounted, remote cooler has the most efficient type of heat exchanger core, a stacked plate, and a 500-CFM, reversible tornado fan to ensure optimum airflow.


  • Improves performance and overall functioning of transmission
  • Has super-efficient, stacked-plate cooler core for optimum heat transfer
    • Most efficient cooling system with the large surface area of the stacked plate design and turbulator technology
    • Furnace-brazed aluminum construction for great heat dissipation
  • Offers superior airflow with 500-CFM, reversible tornado fan
  • Designed with clear, anodized aluminum shroud for additional durability
  • Mounts anywhere with aluminum mounting brackets
  • Includes:
    • Complete cooler assembly
    • Aluminum AN fittings
    • Brass hose-barb adapters
    • 180-Degree, in-line thermostat for power-saving fan shut-off
    • 10' OEM spec hose with stainless steel clamps
    • Insta-dapt radiator adapter
    • Additional compression fittings
    • All necessary mounting hardware
  • Made in USA


  • Inlets: -6 AN
  • Adapters: -6 AN x 3/8" hose barb
  • Overall dimensions: 13" wide x 10" tall x 5-5/8" deep
  • Distance between inlets: 10"
  • Electric Fan Rating: 4.8 amps
  • Thermostat Switch Rating: Maximum of 15 continuous amps
  • Mounting dimensions: 7-1/2" wide x 9" tall
  • 1-Year warranty

Note: The Derale Insta-dapt radiator adapter fits most vehicles with 5/16" transmission lines, but not all. In some cases, additional fittings or alteration of the OEM lines or hoses may be required for installation.

Stacked-plate heat exchangers have long been considered the most effective type of oil or transmission coolers, primarily because of their increased surface area. Allowing fluid to spread out over this larger surface area decreases the time required for heat transfer to take place. As a result, plate coolers typically manage to cool a greater volume of fluid faster than tube-and-fin, or even plate-and-fin, varieties. Add to that a powerful tornado fan that ensures optimum airflow at all times, no matter the environment, and you have a super-efficient heat exchange unit.


13960 Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler with Installation Kit

D13960 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details D13960 Installation instructions

Customer Reviews

Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler Kit w/ Fan, -6 AN Inlets - Class V - D13960

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (10 Customer Reviews)

13" Wide x 10" tall x 5-5/8" deep, fan-mounted, remote cooler has the most efficient type of heat exchanger core, a stacked plate, and a 500-CFM, reversible tornado fan to ensure optimum airflow.

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2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser

Awesome remote transmission oil cooler. Attached at the rear under belly of a Toyota FJ Cruiser, 2007. 554343

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Mounted between fuel tank and transfer case. Larger 6.0 cooler would go in front of intercooler. Dont need anymore heat there. This was cheaper and works great in this position. Wrapped exhaust near the lines as they have to dump out on right side of trans. and I did not want any hard 90 degree turns with all this extra plumbing. Keeps temps way lower. Also installed oversize/cooler pan. FYI using temp sensors in pan and in valve body. Pan is regularly 30 degrees cooler than valve body. 438701

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2010 Toyota Highlander

excellent quality product, I have intalled the fan/cooler on a toyota highlander 2010 without tow package not infront of the a/c radiator but exactly at the same place as toyota install the oem transmission cooler just behind the right fog light. I have a travel trailer of 3300 lbs dry, (4000lbs gross weight) and before my transmission temperature was around 215-220 F with a standard transmission cooler(without a fan) infront of the a/c radiator, but now with my new derale fan cooler, its around 180F after a long climb. I am totally satisfied. I had to build a bracket to fit the cooler in this tiny space behind the fog light, it took me 6-7 hours . 141122

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2007 Ford F-150

Awesome product! Received it yesterday. Custom fabricated brackets for it to mount below my auxiliary trans cooler on my 07 fx4 f150. Installed the on off switch on out side of transmission and the fan works great! 91798

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Easy install, and works as specified. Would put on future high performance vehicles 628527

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Great product and prices really awesome service 481804

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Review from a similar Derale Hyper-Cool in Transmission Coolers

Love my engine oil cooler. I was having overheating problems with my Dodge truck while towing on a hot day. I asked the guys at etrailer if I should add a bigger radiator, and engine oil cooler or another tranny cooler. They nailed it when they recommended a supplemental engine oil cooler. I now can town my fifth wheel RV trailer on the hottest days and in the mountains without overheating. I do still have to watch the temps and if they start to get over 260 f or so I downshift a gear or two to get greater fluid flows. The only reason I am not giving this 5 stars is that with the supplied hose clamps I was plagued with constant slow leaks. I finally bought a much higher end hose Clamp which did solve the problem. 268306

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Review from a similar Derale Hyper-Cool in Transmission Coolers

Great product. Keeps transmission oil cool. Happy with my purchase 373174


Cooler is working great. Transmission oil is keeping cool. I havent touch it since I installed it.

Oscar - 04/29/2018


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Review from a similar Derale Hyper-Cool in Transmission Coolers

Appears to be well-built and wasn't too hard to plumb in series with the existing oil cooler. Unfortunately with my 2010 Suburban it did not make any difference in the oil sump temperature shown by the computer - either daily driving or while towing. I plan on borrowing a laser thermometer to see what the actual input/output temps are. 230261

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Review from a similar Derale Hyper-Cool in Transmission Coolers

Easy install very high quality product. 96820


Ask the Experts about this Derale Transmission Coolers

  • Derale Remote-Positioned Transmission Cooler for 2012 Chevrolet Suburban 5.3L 4WD
  • A supplementary transmission cooler is an excellent addition to almost any towing vehicle and we have options for your 2012 Chevrolet Suburban 5.3L. If you have the specific transmission model 4L80E in your Suburban you can use pan-style cooler # D14207 from Derale. The benefit of a bolt-on pan cooler is that you actually add fluid capacity to your transmission system. This item does not simply radiate away heat like # D13503; it both radiates heat away and cools additionally by letting...
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  • Transmission Cooler for 2005 Chevy Silverado 2500HD
  • It's definitely not abnormal for your transmission fluid to heat up while towing, especially when you're going up hills that force the truck to work a lot harder. To help with this adding a transmission cooler like you mentioned is a great idea. For your 2005 Chevy Silverado 2500HD I highly recommend the Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler Kit w/ Fan # D13960. This cooler will do a great job of improving the performance and function of your transmission with its reversible...
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  • Can Two 40 Row Derale Transmission Coolers be Used in Place of a Factory Cooler
  • Yes! You can use 2 of the Derale 40-row coolers # D54008 to cool the transmission fluid on your prostreet car. The stacked plate design is the most efficient at cooling. To optimize cooling make sure the coolers are mounted where they can get the most air flow (right behind the grille). I also recommend a couple of mount kit # D50020 and some hose. For a 25 foot length with an inner diameter of 11/32" use # D13007. For 25 feet of a 3/8" diameter use # D13017. We also have a 4-pack of...
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  • Recommended Transmission Cooler with Fan for 2012 Chevy Suburban
  • I spoke with my contact at Derale and he said that your 2012 model Chevy Suburban 1500 uses 1/2 inch transmission lines so the Derale Hyper-Cool Transmission Cooler # D13960 won't be the best option. For your Suburban you will instead want the Derale Hyper-Cool # D15960 which is essentially the same cooler with fan but designed to work with the 1/2 inch lines. An adapter isn't needed as the compression fitting that comes included with this cooler should work perfectly. A transmission...
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  • Fitting Adapter Needed to Install Remote Derale Transmission Cooler in 2004 Chevy Silverado
  • The correct fitting for installing a Derale transmission cooler in your 2004 Chevy Silverado is the part # D13018 to install the Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler # D13960. This cooler has a thermostat as well. You would want to route this from your current radiator's transmission cooler so that it goes through the factory cooler and then finally to this cooler. That is what the fitting allows you to easily do.
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  • Recommended Coolers with Remote Location Installation for Jeep Cherokee XJ
  • The Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Engine Cooler Kit w/ Fan # D15660 for oil cooling can be mounted anywhere you have the space in your Jeep Cherokee XJ. The unit will be 13 x 10 x 5-5/8 inches total, so you simply need that space. The remote location with fan will allow mounting in any location with that space allotment as opposed to in front of or behind the radiator if a fan were not present. If you want a transmission cooler, I recommend the Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler...
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  • Comparing a Remote Mount and Standard Transmission Cooler
  • The Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler Kit w/ Fan part # D13960 would absolutely provide greater cooler power than the Derale 25-Row High-Performance Stacked-Plate Cooler part # D52508. The reason for this is because the fan provides constant airflow which in turn translates to more cooling whereas with the standard cooler you would be subjected to the mobility of the vehicle for cooling power. If you find yourself in a lot of stop and go traffic then the cooler with a fan would...
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  • Mounting The Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler Kit w/ Fan In 2013 GMC Sierra
  • For your 2013 Sierra 1500, I recommend mounting the Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler Kit w/ Fan, -6 AN Inlets - Class V, # D13960, using your second option. I'd leave the stock cooler alone and mount the Derale cooler with fan in front of the passenger wheel well. The stock cooler location will allow that cooler to function at its potential and then you can add the Derale cooler, which can function almost anywhere with its attached fan to further cool your transmission. This...
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  • Will Derale Remote Mount Transmission Cooler # D13960 Fit 2012 Chevy Suburban
  • While we don't have specific fit info for the Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler # D13960 that you referenced the dimensions of this cooler would pretty easily fit the available space you have. This cooler measures 13" Wide x 10" tall x 5-5/8" deep but what's really great is that even if for some reason it didn't fit there since this has a fan on it you could really install it about anywhere and the fan would pull enough air to make it efficient still.
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  • Oil and Transmission Cooler Recommendation for 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser For Off-Road Racing
  • Since you want to cool both engine oil and transmission fluid for a demanding off-road racing application I suggest you go with two separate coolers rather than a dual-core combination cooler. My contact at Derale confirmed the best options for your FJ Cruiser are their # D13960 Class V fan-powered Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler and their # D15660 Hyper-Cool Remote Engine Cooler. Derale runs their own off-road racing events and my technical contact was very clear that for your...
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  • Recommended Transmission Cooler for 2011 GMC Sierra 5.3L
  • For a fan-powered transmission fluid cooler for your 2011 GMC Sierra I recommend a high-efficiency Class V stacked-plate type remote cooler from Derale, their Hyper-Cool # D13960. You'll also use Snap-In Radiator Adapter Fitting # D13035. The Hyper-Cool measures 13- wide x 10- tall x 5-5/8-inches deep and it will draw a maximum of 4.8 amps. The Hyper-Cool offers a powerful 500-cubic-feet-per-minute air flow, and is reversible. All required mounting hardware is included. This cooler is...
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  • Remote Mount Transmission Cooler Recommendation for a 2008 Dodge Ram Cummins
  • For as big of a truck as you have I would go with the Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Mount Transmission Cooler part # D13960. This is Class V stacked plate cooler (the most efficient style of cooler) with a fan that can flow 500 cfm of airflow that would do very well. This kit also includes all of the necessary rubber lines and hoses to install on your vehicle. I attached a couple FAQ articles on transmission coolers for you to check out as well.
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  • Best Transmission Cooler Recommendation for 2012 Chevy Suburban
  • One really efficient and larger transmission cooler would be all that you'd need. In theory, the more the better but in reality one really good one would be all that you'd need. The Derale Hyper Cool part # D13960 is a stacked plate style of cooler with a built in fan which would be more than adequate. The stacked plate coolers are by far the most efficient and the fan ensures that you'd always have enough airflow to cool the fluid. It also allows you to mount basically anywhere as...
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  • Transmission Cooler Recommendation for a 2003 Chevy Silverado 2500HD
  • You mentioned wanting the best cooler for your 2003 Chevy Silverado. The best, as in the most amount of cooling, is going to be a remote cooler with its own fan like # D13960. It does not matter where this cooler gets mounted because its fan offers the optimum amount of cooling all the time. Otherwise for a standard cooler that would require air flow I recommend # D13105. Its large surface area will provide plenty of cooling for your trucks transmission. To avoid cutting and flaring...
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  • Recommended Transmission Cooler with a Fan for 2007 Nissan Frontier
  • Our most popular transmission cooler with a fan is the Derale Hyper-Cool # D13960. This is a stacked-plate cooler which is the most efficient style available. It also uses a 500-CFM fan for airflow. You can mount it anywhere you have room in your engine compartment since there's no need for airflow. It's most common not to replace your factory cooler but to add an additional supplement cooler.
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  • Rerouting Transmission Fluid from the Factory Radiator 2007 Nissan Pathfinder
  • I do have a solution that will allow you to cool your 2007 Nissan Pathfinder's transmission fluid without running the risk of coolant leaking inside the transmission but unfortunately, the radiator will need to be replaced no matter which route you go. This is a fairly common problem on certain vehicles and can cause further harm to both the vehicle and transmission if not corrected. The easiest way to prevent any further mishaps would entail bypassing the factory radiator for transmission...
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  • Bypassing the Factory Radiator Transmission Cooler 2008 Acura MDX
  • The Derale Series 8000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler Kit w/Barb Inlets part # D13503 is an excellent supplemental transmission cooler. However, I would not use this cooler as the sole source of cooling your 2008 Acura MDX's transmission fluid. This transmission cooler is designed for supplemental use meaning, it is more or less to aide the factory transmission cooler (radiator) not replace. This transmission cooler is really not capable of being responsible for the sole source of cooling...
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  • Installation Of Transmission Cooler With -6 AN Fittings On 2005 Chevy Silverado With 6.6L V8 Diesel
  • -6 AN fittings are a specific threaded fitting size. The Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler Kit w/ Fan, -6 AN Inlets - Class V # D13960 has the specific fittings you mentioned but it also comes with the barb fittings that simply use a hose clamp. On this cooler, the lines attach to the sides of the cooler. This transmission cooler has internal turbulators for superior heat transfer. I've attached an installation video of a similar transmission cooler for you to view. For...
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  • Transmission Cooler with Fan Recommendation for a 1997 GMC RV with a 4L80E Transmission
  • I would go with the Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler Kit w/ Fan # D13960 since this one comes with all of the installation hardware and lines unlike the # D13870 that you referenced. The cooler on this setup is a stacked plate design which is the most efficient style on the market and the fan will flow 500 cfm of air through the cooler to keep the temperatures down. If your transmission temp gauge is maxing out then I would strongly urge you to install this product so...
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  • Recommended Transmission Cooler Rubber Hose Diameter for a 2010 GMC Yukon with the 5.3L V8 Engine
  • Yes, the -6 AN fitting on the Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler Kit w/ Fan part # D13960 will work for your 2010 GMC Yukon with the 5.3L V8 engine. This cooler has a -6 AN x 3/8" hose barb fitting that will adapt the -6 AN for use with a 3/8" diameter rubber hose. The Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Engine Cooler Kit part # D15660 has a -8 AN x 1/2" hose barb fitting that will adapt the -8 AN for use with a 1/2" diameter rubber hose. Keep in mind that this kit is designed to cool...
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  • Can a Transmission Cooler be Used to Bypass the Factory Cooler on a 2007 Hummer H3
  • It is usually the other way around with factory transmissions coolers in radiators. By that I mean that normally you see a problem with the factory coolers, not the aftermarket replacements. It is possible to bypass the factory cooler in the radiator by blocking off the input/output locations for the transmission cooler on the radiator. You would then need to mount the largest possible cooler that you can get to fit or install a remote cooler with its own fan. The Series 9000 Plate-Fin...
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  • Can a Transmission Cooler be Used to Bypass the Radiator on a 32ft Motor Home
  • I verified with my contact at Derale that the Derale Hyper-Cool Transmission Cooler, # D15960, will work to bypass your radiator and cool your transmission fluid. One important thing to consider when installing a transmission cooler is the size of your transmission lines. If the diameter of your transmission lines are 1/2 inch in diameter, then you will want to go with the transmission cooler that you referenced. If your transmission lines are 3/8 inch in diameter, then you will want the...
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  • Mounting Of Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler Kit On 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
  • I contacted our representative at Derale and he informed me that the Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler Kit With Fan, part # D13960, can be amounted anywhere. Since it uses a fan for cooling, it is not necessary to use the radiator for cooling as the fan is strong enough to provide cooling power. It may be beneficial for more cooling efficiency if you can mount it in front of the radiator, behind the bumper, but it is not required. Transmission fluid cannot be cooled too much...
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  • Difference Between Derale Hyper Cool Remote Transmission Fittings D13960 and D15960
  • The difference between the kits is the size AN fittings that come with either. Aside from that it's the same coolers and the same fans. The Derale Hyper-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler # D13960 comes with -6 AN inlet fittings and the part # D15960 comes with -8 AN fittings. -6 means the hose is 3/8 inch diameter and -8 means 1/2 inch diameter. The bigger the diameter the more fluid can flow through it. Either are a great option for your truck.
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  • Which Replacement Thermostat Do I Need For Derale Transmission Cooler Kit # D13960
  • Yes, for a replacement thermostat for your Derale Transmission Cooler Kit, part # D13960, you will need Replacement Thermostat, part # D16728, which is available through our website.
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