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Trans overheated is showing on the van what causes this

It is showing trans overheat , and than i smell antifreeze

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Your tranny filter screen is probably clogged.. if not, you may have a pinched cooler line running to the radiator. you will see two metal lines going into radiator side tank. these cool the tranny during driving.. give those things a check.. warning.. HEAT KILLS A TRANNY FAST!

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