There is a very strong possibility you have a blown headgasket and you have antifreeze intruding into your oil The reason you are seeing water in your oil is because water pressure will normally be greater than the oil pressure and water (antifreeze) will intrude and contaminate the oil
No, it is not supposed to do that. However, like most auto trannies, it does send fluid to the oil cooler in the left-side tank of the radiator, then back again. That explains the two metal pipes attached there. If the radiator goes really, really bad (i.e. the oil cooler corrodes out) you could get mixing, which would be a very bad thing. If this has happened, be sure to have a radiator shop check for electrolysis, and have a transmission shop drain, service and check out the tranny FAST.
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The transmission fluid cooled by routing it through the radiator. The fluid probably is a milky color because the radiator had failed internally allowing the coolant and transmission fluid to mix. Check the coolant and if looks milky change the radiator, coolant, and transmission fluid.
Coolant is getting into the ATF possibly through a hole in the oil cooler
This usually happens when it's been overfilled or has coolant entering the transmission through a leaky transmission cooler, if it is a vehicle that has the cooler inside the radiator.
The transmission fluid could be leaking into the engine coolant through the transmission cooler in the radiator. You should be able to see the transmission fluid in the engine coolant recovery tank. It will look like a oily film on top of the coolant. White smoke (steam) out of the exhaust indicates engine coolant is leaking into a cylinder.This can be a result of a blown cylinder head gasket or a cracked cylinder head. Have the engine coolant system pressure tested to detect the leak.
A/T have a fluid line that runs through the cooling radiator of your car. My best guess is this tube is cracked inside your radiator. The radiator will needs to be replaced. I am not sure, but I believe that automatic transmissions often use engine coolant for cooling, and I suspect that there is a leak in the transmission. Transmission fluid cooling radiators are separate from the engine radiator, and transmission fluid is pumped through them by a pump. They usually are not stock items, but have to be added on. You probably should take the vehicle to a transmission shop, and have them check it out. Coolant will dilute the transmission fluid, and possibly corrode the transmission parts.
Coolant not being circulated through the radiator/radiator fan subsystem. Most probably the thermostat is malfunctioning. Two ways to test this fault: (1) Coolant accumulates in coolant reservoir. (2) Remove the thermostat and immerse in boiling water; if thermostat does not open, replace unit.
We need to know what the coolant won't run through.
Check your transmission fluid, The cooler that runs through the radiator may be leaking into the cooling system. If so, the radiator will need to be replaced, and possible transmission will need to be flushed as well. Good Luck!
This would only make sense if you have an automatic transmission. What is probably going on is this; Your coolant flows through the radiator to cool down the motor. Your transmission fluid does the same. My guess is that you have a leak inside of your radiator, and the coolant and transmission fluid are mixing. This is a serious problem as your transmission is not cooling properly, and probably being damaged everytime that you drive the vehicle. I would suggest a new radiator.
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Most have input and output hose do coolant can enter and circulate through radiator and then be returned to the engine. Automatic transmission also has 2 smaller lines running to and from the radiator to the transmission for cooling purposes
In systems that do not have a radiator cap, the coolant is drained by the radiator drain plug. It is filled by adding coolant to the system through the overflow bottle.
through the coolant tank!
This sounds like a common problem with the 3.1L and 3.4L v6 of the lower intake manifold leaking. TechJK ----------------------
80-90 Degrees C Depends on the type of alloy or casting the Head is made of. Hope this helps Most automotive thermostats are set to open at 185 degrees F., which means that the temperature of the coolant will have to reach that value before coolant is circulated through the radiator.
Yes, if the coolant level is low, or the pump is not capable of moving coolant through the heater core.Yes, if the coolant level is low, or the pump is not capable of moving coolant through the heater core.
Check the radiator coolant level! When it is low, and RPMs decrease at low speeds or idle, the coolant isn't being circulated through the entire cooling system, such as the heater core! Be sure the engine is cool before opening the radiator cap and adding coolant! NEVER add coolant to a hot engine because it will crack the block or cause the head gasket to blow!
Either slowly through top of radiator or through coolant recovery tank
I would say its a bad radiator are you sure its tranny fluid and not motor oil, in which case you could have a blown head gasket? **correct answer** there should be a transmission cooler that allows transmission fluid to flow through your rad at some point, these lines, when they break, will let transmission fluid into your rad, it also lets coolant into the transmission, which can destroy your transmission.
It cycles coolant through the engine. Heat from the engine is transferred to the coolant through a heat exchange. The heated coolant then cycles through the system to the radiator, where heat from the coolant undergoes another heat exchange, transferring heat from the coolant to the air which passes through the radiator. Heat will also transfer from the motor to the air forced over the motor by the engine fan.
The coolant pump draws coolant from the radiator and circulates the coolant through coolant jackets in the engine cylinder block and the cylinder heads. The coolant is then directed back to the radiator. The system directs some coolant through hoses to the heater core in order to provide for defrost and passenger compartment heat. A surge tank connects to the cooling system. Pressurized coolant continuously flows through the surge tank and the process repeats
No. Coolant only runs through your radiator into the engine and back again. Your condencer is part of your A/C system.
the reason why water may get into transmission is due to the cooler for the trans oil is located inside the coolant radiator.and so the coolant is at higher presuure than the trans oil and it passes through a crack in the cooler.best option is to replace radiator and flush transmission many times with clean oil.afte this you may have slippage problem twith trans due to water still contaminated in trans.
Automatic transmission fluid is often circulated through a small section of a car's radiator to keep it cool. Getting coolant mixed with your ATF would mean there is a problem with your radiator. Remove the radiator from the car and get it into a radiator shop for repair. Don't drive the car because you'll risk permanently damaging your transmission. A radiator repair should be fairly inexpensive, even if you have to have parts de-soldered from the core and replaced. Even a new replacement radiator is relatively inexpensive if you R&R it yourself. Have fun.