Question about 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan
The transmission fluid is not coming out of your A/C Condenser for that only carries freon through it on the High side of your A/C System. I may be mistaken, but the condenser is mounted on the right front side (or passenger side) of your vehicle. Insofar as your transmission fluid leaking, there are two lines that go directly to your Radiator, either bolted straight in or at times, have a hose with clamps going down one of the tanks of the Radiator. Usually it's on the Driver's side front. This enables the transmission fluid to cool within the radiator before it returns to the transmission pan. It's a sealed "little radiator" within your Radiator, so if it's not leaking from one of the lines, then follow the lines (through the grille), and see if you have an "air-cooled" transmission cooler in front of the Radiator or Condenser. If your vehicle came with a Trailer Towing Package, then this "cooler" will be in front of the Radiator or Condenser at the lowest point. (it also goes through the radiator as I explained above). If the rubber lines are leaking, then it's pretty simple to replace, BUT you have to use Hoses that are meant for carrying oil or transmission fluid. "Normal" hoses will work for a while and then deteriorate causing the leaking problem again. The last thing to check is your transmission's dip-stick. Yes, if that's pulled up and not seated fully, one of your fans could be spraying the transmission fluid everywhere. Also note, that there's a "vent" in the transmission's dipstick that can be cleaned with compressed air. The purpose of the dipstick having a vent on it is to allow built up pressures to vent to atmosphere
(like your PCV system does for the Engine).
I hope somewhere above, you'll be able to find the solution to your problem.
Best of Luck,
Posted on Jun 05, 2010
I have a 2006 grand caravan this happened to. The transmission cooler IS the upper part of the condenser regardless of what these other guys want to say. You can replace the condenser, which will cost you a new a/c drier and freon or you can just buy a transmission cooler and mount it in front of the condenser for maximum efficiency. Your choice.
Posted on Apr 24, 2013
The tranny flued get's cooled be the radiator not the condenser, thay sit againsed each other, wash the area relly well then keep an eye on it!
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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