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Old 02-22-2011, 04:28 PM
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alright put in the new rad thanks to you guys helping... now the old one leaked coolant into the transmission... should i flush and fill the transmission or just drain what is in there and refill it?


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Old 02-22-2011, 04:37 PM
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I would just flush it. So thats one less thing you would not have to worry about in the future.
 
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Old 02-22-2011, 05:58 PM
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thanks man, ya im just going to have it towed to a local shop and tell them to flush and fill it... and "hopefully" the trans is ok once this is done... im praying now lol
 
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Old 02-22-2011, 06:21 PM
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Originally Posted by greg2169 View Post

alright put in the new rad thanks to you guys helping... now the old one leaked coolant into the transmission... should i flush and fill the transmission or just drain what is in there and refill it?


thank you
how did that happen?
did u drive it with coolant in the trani?
was the trani acting up?
how many miles?

not enough info ..

at any case, i would drain it and refill it properly plus add a bottle of LUCAS trans fix, if it acts up then, i would repeat the drain/refill plus lucas ...

i dont think a little coolant is any worse on a trani than moisture which can and does build up .. ever heard of a 4x4 dipping its entire drive train in crossing water? we do it all the time, and we dont go and flush afterward.

btw, how did you finally get the transmission lines off?





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Old 02-22-2011, 07:09 PM
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car has 75,000 miles radiator failed and emptied coolant into transmission and emptied the trans fluid ect all over the road (bolt on the passenger side was out when we got to it)... happend at a stop light so i dont think i was driving with it mixing but not sure... transmission was always fine before the radiator failed... never a problem

got the lines off by sanding down the quick release tool a little and got it inbetween the line and bolt and put some muscle into it and pulled apart they went into the new radiator perfectly without a problem
 
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Old 02-22-2011, 07:19 PM
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id say about a half mile before this stop light the car felt like it hesitated a few times, then once the light turned green it would not move and i was lucky to be in the right lane put it in N and pushed to the side
 
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What did you end up doing with the trans and is it okay now?
 
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