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There is oil mixed in with the antifreeze fluid in my radiator. Why?

(1995 Isuzu Trooper)
in Chicago, IL on July 30, 2013
I recently had a neighborhood mechanic replace the power steering pump, altenator, and radiator fan in my Trooper. Also, he told me my transmission is starting to go bad, and did a "transmission tune-up". My theory is that some mechanics SAY they know how to work on foreign cars, but end up experimenting instead. Could he have done something wrong?
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on July 30, 2013
IF auto trans.,possible radiator trans. fluid cooler is defective, fluid leaking into coolant there! And may cause transmission to act up. Can easily be tested. See a repair shop or trans. mechanic. This cooler is inside the radiator.
on July 30, 2013
Thank you, guys.
on July 30, 2013
Might have a problem with engine block maybe a crack. I would flush radiator system out again.
on July 30, 2013
Thank you.
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