An automatic transmission fluid leak may develop from the rubber section of a transmission cooler line. In some cases the rubber section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this type of leak.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Cadillac DTS Rubber Transmission Cooler Lines Can Leak Fluid
Cadillac DTS Problem
Average Mileage: 97,865 mi (56,486 mi - 140,000 mi)
Visitor, 2006 Cadillac DTS, 88,789 mi
There is a small leak from the back transmission coolant line. How can this problem get resolved without the engine having to be removed?
Visitor, 2006 Cadillac DTS, 56,486 mi
Transmission cooling line leaks
The rear coolant line going into the transmission leaks, . Not sure how to fix it? Can't get a wrench on the damn thing. Trying to check out this web site to see if the solution is to pull the Engine Cradle and work from there?
Visitor, 2008 Cadillac DTS, 86,250 mi
Transmission line connector broke. I lost all fluid. Fluid all over my brakes.
Visitor, 2008 Cadillac DTS, 130,000 mi
Upper tranny cooler line pulled out of quick connect at transmission. Lost all fluid within a minute. Good thing it happened in my driveway and not on a highway ir a $25 parts could have caused a $3500 trans replacement. Been a cadi guy all my life and the 2008 DTS has been a money pit...
Visitor, 2007 Cadillac DTS, 120,000 mi
problem was identified and we are searching for corrective action
Visitor, 2007 Cadillac DTS, 60,000 mi
Slow transmission fluid leak from cooling line at rear of transmission