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How can you tell if you have coolant getting into the tranny on a 2005 Nissan Pathfinder? Can you see it on the dipstick? Are only certan manufactured datesd affected, and, if so, how do you tell?

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Do you mean coolant going into your oil system?

Posted on Nov 08, 2010

  • revermat Nov 08, 2010

    No, my transmission started shifting rough and I started reading all these issues that owners of 2005 Pathfinders were having of transmissions going out / needng rebuilding due to a defective fluid cooler allowing coolant to leak intothe transmission.

  • Bayyagg
    Bayyagg Nov 09, 2010

    You can detect coolant seeps through and mixed with ur transmission fluid by looking at the dipstick, it will have a whitish milky substance.
    Problem usually occurs when the trans. oil cooler in the radiator become rusted and holes created by years of using it.
    Just regularly check the transmission dipstick!

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