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Old 11-02-2012, 12:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Variocam View Post
Any idea by what mechanism a broken transmission heat exchanger could allow coolant to get into the transmission? Thanks.
The failure is internal, a crack between the fluid and coolant paths. No externally visible signs will be apparent.

Don't assume this is the issue just yet. Inspect and check it out. Search the boards too, as with a 12-yr old platform I'm sure this issue has been documented before.
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