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Slips when shifting then hits hard. now theres fluid under pass wheel well when checking fluids "coolant and trans" they look same and smell same w/ grey foam. they only come in contact in radiator. maybe lines rubbed and they mix together and would ruin seal?

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Iam guessing the trans oil cooler in the radiator failed, and now you have coolant in the trans, and it is ruined and will have to come out and be rebuild and a new radiator installed.

Only my personnal thoughts,but I don't care for vans and won't even ride in one, as there not safe, in the event of an accident. I would rather see you get rid of any caravan, and seeing as how yours is 13 years old,I would get an SUV that is safer and maybe only 5 years old. Don't put money into a 1997.

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