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Hi guys. First time Pilot owner, 2011 EXL 4wd. We bought this to tow a light pop-up camper (1600lb dry) but didn't realize we would need the extra oil and transmission cooler to do so. I will have to pop the hood and look for these items, but I'm not sure how to identify these parts. Help! Also, does anyone here tow anything without these, or is it too risky? Thanks all.
 

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I would not tow without a transmission cooler. This is in a 2017. Concept is the same. Look for this on the driver side in front of the AC condenser.
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You'd be correct.
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Only thing else I'd do is check the condition of the ATF. I'd make the switch to Valvoline MaxLife ATF if it hasn't been done already.
 
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Was the power steering fluid cooler also an accessory, or was it factory installed?
There is a factory installed single line across the front on the 2011. IMO, not a very good one.
 
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