in my case my car is mixing water with transmission oil

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Asked by Jul 01, 2012 at 10:55 AM about the 1999 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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The transmission oil cooler may be leaking coolant into the trans fluid.

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in my car the two lines of the transmission pass by the radiator, so that means that the problem is in the radiator?

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Correct, the two lines that go into the radiator flow into a seperate passage, or cooler inside the radiator. One line is in, one line is out. So the trans cooler inside the radiator rusted/correcoded and now the 2 fluids are mixing. Do not drive the car!!! Transmission hate water!! You'll need to FLUSH both the engine and transmission of their fluids, replace the radiator and hoses, and refill.

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thank's Tom for the input iam on my way to buy a new radiator .

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I have a 1999 ford Taurus and it ran hot on yesterday and after it cool down it still would not crank. I've checked the spark,great, and the fuel great, is there any suggestions that can point me in the right direction?

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