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Leak around fitting

"transmission fluid leaking from fitting after replacing radiator on 99 surburban" The top fitting below the radiator cap.

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Hi,
Take the fitting loose and check for damaged threads in case it's a cross threading issue. I would suggest screwing the fitting in by hand to insure threads are properly engaged, on any situation.
If the threads are damaged you might have to rework them by "tracing" with a die on the male portion, or "tapping" the female portion.
If they're not damaged, try to screw the fitting by hand as far as you can, then tighten with a wrench.
You might also try teflon plumbers tape if needed.
Sometimes a simple thing can become such a pain... Good luck!

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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/02/transmission-fluid-leaks-near-radiator.html

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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-radiator-on-audi-and-vw.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-lower-radiator-hose.html

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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-flush-cars-radiator.html

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HOW TO PRESSURE TEST A RADIATOR AND CAP

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-pressure-test-radiator-and-cap.html

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HOW TO REPLACE A RADIATOR

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-radiator.html
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HOW TO REPLACE A RADIATOR SUPPORT

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-radiator-support.html

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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/02/transmission-fluid-leaks-near-radiator.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/ford-windstar-transmission-fluid.html


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How to replace Radiator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-radiator-on-audi-and-vw.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-upper-radiator-hose.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-lower-radiator-hose.html

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How to replace Radiator on Car models?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-radiator-on-acura-car.html

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How to flush cars radiator?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-flush-cars-radiator.html

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HOW TO PRESSURE TEST A RADIATOR AND CAP

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-pressure-test-radiator-and-cap.html

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HOW TO REPLACE A RADIATOR

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HOW TO REPLACE A RADIATOR SUPPORT

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-radiator-support.html

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Why Transmission fluid leaks near radiator?

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