My radiator fluid and my transmission fluid looks the same. They both look like chocolate milk. I was told that my coolant is mixing with my transmission fluid, but could this be a blown head gasket?

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Asked by Sep 10, 2012 at 12:16 PM about the 2003 Honda Accord EX V6 w/ Nav

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

This is what it looks like, when I poor water in this tube thing for my radiator...

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A bad headgasket is oil in your coolant. What most probably happened, is the transmission coolant lines that are inside the radiator broke and mixed with your coolant. I would advise not to drive it further till you get the radiator replaced and the transmission flush a couple times.

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