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If anyone even remotely knows what this could be we can get a dialog going. It looks like a mixture of water and transmission fluid. When the truck is running it sound like a fan is hitting water.

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Water in engine oil?


-http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/water-in-engine-oil.html
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These will help.
Thanks.

Posted on Dec 06, 2012

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SOURCE: dont know if i should check transmission fluid with truck running

if its an automatic pull the dip stick out and it should be stamped on the stick. it will most likely be in park on level ground at operating tempature. if its a manual then while its level pull the fill plug out of the side of the trans it will be about half way up or so. the fluid should be at about the level of the fill hole on the side.

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U HAVE A BLOCKED AC CONDENSATION DRAIN TUBE, IT EXITS AT THE BASE OF THE ENGINE FIREWALL UNDER THE CAR ON THE PASSENGER SIDE.

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SOURCE: 2003 Sierra 2500hd transmission or transfer case

Sudden grinding noise with no prior warning * Primarily in 2nd gear, behavior in reverse may be abnormal; sunshell is fractured. R&R. Try not to run or drive the car or further damage could result.

* Reaction planetary is worn out due to high miles or insufficient lubrication. Not a critical failure, but not a good sign either. R&R sooner rather than later.

* Either a torrington bearing or a planetary bearing is on its way out. Trans will eventually die a loud, catastrophic death. Cheaper to rebuild now (saves further damage to hard parts), but requires R&R. It is drivable until it breaks.

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