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ZJ coolant leaking into trans

So I bought a 97 grand Cherokee LTD I6 4.0. The trans fluid was pretty bad, looked like the "strawberry milk" I see ppl talking about. So I drained it, replaced the filter and filled it back up. Also The coolant was low so I filled it up. Next day the coolant was low again but there were no signs of it leaking anywhere. Now the transmission is having trouble shifting, so I checked it and it's back to looking like a strawberry milkshake. anyone else have this problem and what did you do to fix it? This is my first jeep and first vehicle I'm working on and learning on myself.

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Re: ZJ coolant leaking into trans

There is a transmission oil cooler inside the radiator, which is most probably leaking internally. You will have to replace the radiator.
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Re: ZJ coolant leaking into trans

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There is a transmission oil cooler inside the radiator, which is most probably leaking internally. You will have to replace the radiator.
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Seen this before.

replace the radiator and go full external Transmission cooler never have the issue again.
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