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Oldsmobile Aurora Rubber Transmission Cooler Lines Can Leak Fluid

 
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Model Years Affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003

Average Mileage: 131,766 mi (95,000 mi - 197,000 mi)

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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.

  • Visitor, , 125,000 mi

    this morning my wife left for work and I saw a red puddle on the front driver side where the car had been parked, and a trail of fluid as it left the garage...She called to ask me after she had gotten into work 16 miles) if I just changed the oil-she smelled a burning oil smell...I do take care of this car, but it has been a leaker, mostly engine oil drips, but it has been very cold here lately (around 10-15 degrees) so I guess either a hose or line (or gasket) has failed. Im going to her work place this morning, will see if it is something I can correct there, other wise I expect I will need to have it towed. I did ask her if it shifted alright, and she said until she got to the parking garage, it was ok but it kind of 'jerked' a little when she backed into her spot...Hope the trans isn't fried.

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