I accidentally put washer fluid into the coolant Reservoi...

Q: I accidentally put washer fluid into the coolant Reservoir. what harm can this cause? it was about 3/4 of the bottle.

asked by on February 03, 2017

it was 3/4 of the bottle will it be a problem and do I need to flush the coolant system soon as possible?
My car has an automatic transmission.

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