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My Audi Tip-tronic gearbox needs regular top ups and water for cooling engine has oil. Is the Transmission oil cooler replaceable if yes what is its estimated price. (ZAR)

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Yes 120 bucks

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SOURCE: vw golf Mk3 VR6 gearbox/cooling system

I don't know where your leak is happening but I suspect the transmission fluid attacks rubber and may be leaking from the heater because of softened hoses.
I think the first move I would make is to buy a Haynes or Chilton service manual and spend some time researching how the transmission and cooling systems are related. The books are available at auto parts stores (or on line of course) and cost between $17-$30 US.  

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The transmission fluid is not to be checked or touched unless there is a malfunction in the system and the fluid has to be drained to repair it. The transmission is sealed form the factory and the fluid lasts the lifetime of the unit.

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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SOURCE: need to replace transmission line to the cooler on a GMC Sierra

Its fairly easy, you dont have to replace the fittings at the cooler. if they are leaking up at the cooler, it needs to be replaced, but if not, its just simple line to line, not too long of a process

please rate well! hope this gives you the info you needed!

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SOURCE: Audi A5 engine oil top up

Audi cars do not use much oil as far as I know.A new engine which is not warned together can take some oil of course.Make sure that you use the proper oil type specified by the manufacturer.Try to change the oil and filter completely,then measure the oil consumption.Should not be more then 1 liter on 10000kms.

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How to remove radiator on 2000 Lincoln Continental


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1. Disconnect battery ground cable.
2. Drain engine cooling system as described.
3. Remove engine air cleaner.
4. Remove upper radiator hose from water bypass tube.
5. Remove radiator overflow hose from radiator and fan shroud.
6. Remove transmission oil cooler line from oil cooler inlet fitting.
7. Remove nuts retaining A/C condenser core to the radiator.
8. Disconnect engine control sensor wiring from the auxiliary electric cooling fan motors and the CCRM.
9. Raise vehicle on hoist.
10. Remove splash shield from lower radiator support and front sub-frame.
11. Remove lower radiator hose from radiator.
12. Remove oil transmission cooler line from oil cooler outlet fitting on radiator.
13. Remove retaining screws for power steering/transaxle oil cooler and position cooler aside.
14. Support fan shroud, radiator and A/C condenser core with a suitable jackstand. Remove lower radiator
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15. Position jackstand aside and carefully remove radiator and fan shroud.
16. Remove two retaining bolts for fan shroud at top of radiator and remove fan shroud from radiator.
17. Remove upper radiator hose from radiator.
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NOTE: Loosen transmission oil cooler lines while securely holding radiator
connector with a back-up wrench.
18. Remove the radiator.

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How do I change the radiator on a 96 lincoln contiental 32v intech V8 ?


RADIATOR
Removal
1. Disconnect battery ground cable.
2. Drain engine cooling system as described.
3. Remove engine air cleaner.
4. Remove upper radiator hose from water bypass tube.
5. Remove radiator overflow hose from radiator and fan shroud.
6. Remove transmission oil cooler line from oil cooler inlet fitting.
7. Remove nuts retaining A/C condenser core to the radiator.
8. Disconnect engine control sensor wiring from the auxiliary electric cooling fan motors and the CCRM.
9. Raise vehicle on hoist.
10. Remove splash shield from lower radiator support and front sub-frame.
11. Remove lower radiator hose from radiator.
12. Remove oil transmission cooler line from oil cooler outlet fitting on radiator.
13. Remove retaining screws for power steering/transaxle oil cooler and position cooler aside.
14. Support fan shroud, radiator and A/C condenser core with a suitable jackstand. Remove lower radiator
support.
15. Position jackstand aside and carefully remove radiator and fan shroud.
16. Remove two retaining bolts for fan shroud at top of radiator and remove fan shroud from radiator.
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NOTE: Loosen transmission oil cooler lines while securely holding radiator
connector with a back-up wrench.
NOTE: Loosen transmission oil cooler lines while securely holding radiator
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OIL IN WATER BOTTLE


sounds like a blown head gasket or worse a cracked block, is the engine using lots of coolant ? if not get the cylinder compression checked as could indicate if problem lies with the block but to honest on this age vehicle unless able to carry out repairs yourself i'd trade it in for a newer vehicle

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There is oil in my radiator, what is the problem?


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Hi, i have automatic passat 1999 model and recently water happens to get into the gear box and it control board, i experiences a boom sound anytime the gear is changed, the oil has been changed by the...


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


If no external leak and the transmission fluid colour looks white, the problem belongs to the automatic gearbox oil cooler. The oil cooler has broke mixing the gearbox oil and coolant causing this milkshake. It's a small radiator core type oil / water heat exchanger. It is cracked inside and transmission oil is mixed with engine coolant. Because the transmission oil pressure is greater than engine coolant pressure, the transmission fluid level drops. See also the coolant colour inside recovery coolant reservoir inder bonnet! It could be like this:

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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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What is the cooling agent used for the transmistion cooling? is it oil? There is an oil type substance coming from the radiator area.


The transmission cooler is mounted either in front of the coolant radiator or it is part of it. The auto transmission oil comes from the gearbox (hot) via small pipes it is then passed through the cooler and back into the gearbox. If you have signs of oil around the front of the radiator then you need to get it looked at ASAP. If you loose too much fluid you will damage the transmission and if the cooler splits you may end up with engine coolant in the transmission oil (not good as it will screw up your transmission very quickly)

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Well, I'm not sure. Try changing the gearbox oil and try again. I saw on the other postings that most Audi gearbox problems pointing to a gearbox swap can be solved through oil change. I just had mine changed and it has reduced sluggishness and shuddering at low temperatures (from cool engine). It's a special gearbox oil you need to get from Audi, by the way.

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