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Transmission fluid in my radiator

Ok so I was driving home and suddenly my car wouldn't accelerate and then I stopped to see and I opened the hood and checked there was transmission oil in my radiator reservoir. its a 2007 acura rdx

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Transmission fluid runs through a radiator to cool it. You prabably have a leak on teh inside of the radiator. Better get to you local Acura dealer ASAP

Posted on Sep 13, 2013


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SOURCE: 98 Acura CL oil in coolant/radiator

Check the oil, is the oil milky on the dipstick?
Check the Transmission Fliud level, Low?

If it is engine oil it could be a head gasket, if it is transmission oil then the cooling lines in the lower tank of the radiator may be leaking.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009


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SOURCE: Car Overheats after 12 to 15 minutes of running. Temperature decreaes when I accelerate.

your fan is the's not turning fast enough to cool the engine off. I need more info on what type of fan you have....elec fan or a clutch fan?

Posted on Apr 24, 2009


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SOURCE: 2003 Acura TL 3.2 61,000 transmission

I doubt they did anymore damage but i`ll bet that the engine was damaged from the training going out such as valve guides and seals and carbon build up on plugs ETC.

Posted on Aug 29, 2009


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SOURCE: 1996 Acura 3.2TL Overheating Problem...

From your description of symtoms it sounds like you have a bad water pump. If the coolant is not circulating properly you will have a heating problem. Sometimes even a new thermostat can stick and cause the engine to overheat. I have seen them fail in as little as a week after they were installed.

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SOURCE: When i was driving my 98 acura integra and it died

has the timing belt been verified OK. that would be the first thing to check. the oil would not make a difference, was the oil level really 1 qt over full, and did they charge you for 5 qts? if so I would want to talk to the service manger. the dealer, of all places ,should know how much oil their cars hold!. A lot of places charge for a flat fee for oil changes but will only fill it to the full mark. ( they arent ripping you off, just trying to make it easy so all oil changes are the same price)

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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