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1998 Volkswagen Beetle Question: oily anti freeze

 

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tsharnii, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Beverly Hills, CA, March 16, 2010, 14:28
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whats the possibilities of transmission fluid getting into the anti freeze and how can this be resolved?

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    Honest1autocare (see my shops), March 16, 2010, 14:57
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    Leaking transmission cooler in the radiator

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    March 17, 2010, 09:41
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    if coolant got into the trans, your trans "will" go bad. there are test strips that can be used to check for this. be sure to flush the trans lines if contaminated and use the laundry product "SHOUT" to flush the oil from the coolant system.

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