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Hello, I'm Brandon.
The trans cooler is on the top of the transmission.
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No, it cannot be bypassed.
Bypassing the transmission cooler will trigger check engine light and overheat the transmission.
I am getting trans fluid into my cooling system.
You have a leak between the coolant and transmission fluid.
How is that fixed?
Have you open up the trans cooler yet?
#1 first you need to do a coolant pressure test to see where is leak coming from?
I bought a trans cooler from autozone. It looks like a mini radiator, I take it that this can not work?
no, they gave you the wrong one.
Your trans cooler is on top of the tranmission.
Any external leak from the oil cooler will cause the coolant and transmission fluid mixed.
You will need to replace the trans cooler and a new o ring as part of the new replacement.
After this is done - replace the current coolant and the transmission fluid with new fluid.
what is your engine code?
Do you see the oil cooler under the hood? What does it look like?
It should look like a square type cooler.
3vwsv29m122618 is my vin. I think AVH is correct.
I am not with the car but the guy I have looking at it said it is on top of the trans. Sorry, that is all I know.
Yes the is correct.
If you click on the link above.
You will see all the oil cooler available for your vehicle.
I belive the square type oil cooler is the one you will need.
My guy sasid it is square but that there is a little triangle shape on one side.
that is correct.
The oil cooler is about $50 with the o - ring seal.
That all for now, got to get back to work. A big help thanks.
You are welcome.
I live in the Cayman Islands and nothing is $50 here, not for a car!! I may have to wait until someone goes to the states to get the part. If it is $50 there it will be 150-200 here.
I have another email address can we conect by that too?
You could probably get one from ebay.com. Yes, the import charge will be expensive. You can contact me by coming back to this specific chat room.
Huge help. Thanks.
You are welcome. Have a good day.