Strong possibility of a blown head gasket. Either do not drive it or driver very slowly and carefully to get it checked. You dont have a blown head gasket, you have a leak in the transmission oil cooler which is inside the radiator. The cheapest way to fix it is to buy a external transmission oil cooler and hook that up to the transmission oil cooler lines which are now going to your radiator. then cap off the two ports on the radiator where the old cooler lines went. Your car will never know the difference, and your transmission will probably last longer as the external transmission oil cooler is vastly supirior to the one inside the radiator.
If there are lines coming from the transmission to the radiator, it has a cooler in the radiator. If there are lines from the transmission to an external heat exchanger, that would be an auxiliary cooler.
transmission oil cooler
The automatic transmission oil cooler is built into the radiator. If the oil cooler developes a leak the oil mixes with the engine coolant.
Failed transmission oil cooler, which is part of the radiator.Failed transmission oil cooler, which is part of the radiator.
The most common reason would be a ruptured oil cooler in the radiator. Check to see if you have oil lines going to the radiator, if you do, you need a radiator. Also, don't forget to change the anti-freeze because it will be contaminated. Don't forget to check your transmission for contamination also, as transmission fluid also runs on the outer region of your radiator to cool the transmission fluid.
The transmission oil cooler is located in the radiator. A leak that allows oil in the radiator will also allow coolant to enter the transmission doing great harm. Check the transmission , after driving and the oil is hot water vapor will come out of the dip stick tube.
blown head gasket....not good. Could b Transmission fluid because the transmission cooler is in the radiator-especially IF the water has a red tint 2 it,IF it has a automatic transmission.
Take it to an oil and lube shop and have them flush the radiator.
If the car has a transmission cooler in the side tank of the radiator, yes. This set up is very common.
The transmission oil cooler is located inside the radiator. If the transmission oil cooler developes a leak the oil will mix with the engine coolant. Check the transmission fluid. If it looks like a strawberry milk shake the transmission is in trouble. The longer you drive it the more it will cost to fix. Have it towed to a transmission shop asap.
those 2 lines are oil lines from the automatic transmission to the radiator .these allow for the transmission oil to be cooled
either the transmission oil line to radiater is not tightene or the oil cooler tank at bottom of radiator has a leak
there's no way gearbox oil/transmission oil can get in the radiator... only the engine oil can. this usually will happen if the cylinder head is cracked or the cylinder head gasket has failed. However, Transmission fluid can get into your coolant, by means of a corroded internal transmission cooling line, which is inside the radiator of many model automobiles and trucks... it will look somewhat like pepto bismol at the cap..
sounds like you have a cracked head or cracked block.however, i would check to make sure it is not transmission oil and thereby ruling out a radiator problem
hi, blown head gasket, cracked head or block or automatic transmission oil cooler in radiator leaking
Yes. The engine oil cooler is in the drivers side tank and transmission oil cooler is in the passenger side tank of the radiator.
The AT oil cooler is in the bottom tank of the radiator. If you are seeing oil leaking from one of the lines from and to the transmission connection could be loose.
Are you sure that isn't antifreeze and if so that would indicate the radiator is defective. There is a transmission oil cooler in the radiator.
you have a blown headgasket, or if it is has an automatic transmission, it is also possible that you may have transmission fluid in your radiator. this is caused by transmission fluid in part of your radiator leaked into your coolant
If you are speaking about the two small hoses, yes. That would be transmission fluid.
I can't see any reason for water to get in the transmission unless it went under water from a flood or crossing a stream. If engine coolant is getting into the transmission I would blame the transmission oil cooler in the radiator in which case the radiator would need replacement and the transmission flushed professionally. If the vehicle was driven with coolant mixed in with the transmission fluid you will probably have transmission failure before long.
Your transmission pan isn't large enough to cool the transmission fluid like the oil pan, so there is a transmission cooler that looks like a miniture radiator that is typically located in front of the radiator.
If it's just blowing out when you start it you probably have a cracked head or blown head gasket. If there is oil in the radiator there is a change you have oil coming in from the transmission cooler. But there would have to be a lot of oil to make antifreeze come out the radiator cam. Since you did not mention oil I would suspect the head gasket. If you got it hot I would lean toward a cracked head.
The reason the fluid is a milky color is that water is getting into the transmission. How you ask??? Well the cooling lines go into the radiator to cool the fluid. It is at that spot it is picking up water as the cooler inside the radiator has a leak. the best solution would be to change the radiator. You could block the fitting ports for the lines at the radiator and put an external cooler on it. YOU MUST thoroughly flush the transmission and change the fluid and filter.