Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: My car is leaking green fluid badly 2007 Acura TL

asked by on

I drove for 5 mins it started to smoke a bit pulled over and now my car is leaking greenish blue liquid fast. What could it be? So I turned off the engine for an hr and turned it back on now my car starts but won't move. Why?

My car has 132000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello - the only green liquid that should be in your vehicle is engine coolant. Check your coolant reservoir for a low fluid level - may also have a warning light on your instrument cluster. As for the car not moving - check your transmission fluid as well, there may be more than one type of fluid leaking if the radiator was damaged. The transmission fluid is also cooled by the radiator, and if it is extremely low, your vehicle will not move. I would recommend an inspection of your leaks by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. My car is leaking green fluid badly 2007 Acura TL

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Window off track

I have seen this issue before. This is usually caused by a regulator that is broken. The regulator is the mechanism the window is attached to. It is what actually makes the window go up and down. If the regulator...

Q: Need to know if it's the engine. Misfiring, horrible gas mileage

Hi there, thanks for writing in. There are a few items in your question that lead me to believe you've got a cooling system problem that should be diagnosed and repaired as soon as possible. First, if you're smelling liquid...

Q: Hot at idle and low when driving never stays in middle

Hi. This sounds like the water pump is not circulating the antifreeze in the engine. When a water pump stops circulating the antifreeze as well as it should the car tends to run hot when it is at idle and...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...