MY TRANSMISSION CRAPPED OUT ABOUT 3 MONTHS AGO ...

  • Tiny
  • jenniferw30
  • 1999 Ford Windstar
  • 230,000 miles

My transmission crapped out about 3 months ago, and I had it replaced with a used one. A few weeks after I started driving it again, I noticed when I started the car and it idoled as well as when I accelerated I can hear liquid sound from behind my dash. In addition this week noticed a coolant leak which has gotten significantly worse over this week. ( I am going to the mechanic tomorrow, but wondering what to expect) The van has no over heated, but I am putting in coolant every 2 days.

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Thursday, November 8th, 2012 AT 2:58 PM

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  • Jacobandnickolas
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CHances are that sound is coolant filling the heater core. Check for leaks and repair. Once the system is refilled, the noise should stop.

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Thursday, November 8th, 2012 AT 4:26 PM
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  • jenniferw30
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Thank you so much, that sounds much better then my Head Gasket :)

Appreciate your opinion.

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Thursday, November 8th, 2012 AT 5:06 PM

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