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2006 CTS I HAVE COOLANT MIXED WITH MY TRANSMISSION FLUID

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: transmission fluid in coolant

Sorry to give you the bad news but if you have transmission fluid in your water, you have a bad radiator. I dont care what kind of car you have..

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

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SOURCE: z28

trasmission oil need to be cold you have trasmission line that bring the oil to the radiator to get cool off that cooler is crack and that why the oil goes in the prestone good luck pierre

Posted on Oct 11, 2008

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SOURCE: 04 cts transmission fluid never changed now at

Do nothing if everything seems OK. Drain and refill, but never flush, you will stir up gunk in the pan, if you have hard or sluggish shifts

Posted on Jul 01, 2010

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SOURCE: what type of transmission fluid do i need for a

Transmission fluid - Dexron VI

Coolant - 50/50 mixture of Dex-Cool and drinkable water.

Posted on Aug 21, 2010

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SOURCE: engine coolant temperature sensor

it is on the left side cylinder head...about mid way...between number 2 and number 4 Ignition coils...but lower...below but not under valve cover.

Posted on Sep 21, 2010

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If it is transmission fluid it is likely the heat exchanger (or cooler) has sprung a leak. The cooler is often integrated into the main radiator bottom tank. If fluid is entering the cooling system it is possible coolant could be entering the transmission.

Tranny fluid will appear clean and floating on the surface of the coolant and is likely to be pink or red while if it is engine oil it will be an altogether dirtier colour and more viscous. Try capturing a sample with some clean white tissue when the engine is cold.

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Transmission fluid level need regular top up and there is no external leak.Fluid color looks white.


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The automatic gearbox oil cooler type oil / water heat exchanger (oil cooler):

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(In the picture above the transmission oil pan was removed for oil filter replacement).

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Is it Oil,or Automatic transmission fluid?
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