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Nope, a dealer said my radiator was "gone", and that Transmission Fluid may have mixed with the coolant, and they have to flush the tranny (180 dollars worth of tranny fluid) to ensure it is ok, add a new radiator, coolant, and a transmission filter, plus labor and you get 1100 worth of work-is this accurate?

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yes a tranny flush is expensive (@ between $150 and $200). Plus, a new radiator. So, I'm afraid it's possible. But, they're killing you with labor costs. Just make sure that your car can handle a flush. In some cases, mostly in older vehicles, a true flush on the transmission can cause it to lock up, rendering it useless. I'm just taking a guess here, as I don't know what your driving, so I can't even guess how much a new radiator is for your car.

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