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?
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: Q: Car not cranking or starting.

This vehicle has a starter relay that is mounted in the main fuse box inside the car. This is most likely the cause of the no crank condition you are having. I recommend you have the relay inspected by a...

Q: Cylinders are not getting power

It is not impossible that your Lincoln MKZ may have some computer problems that reprogramming can solve. However, a problem may exist with the wiring that is associated with the ignition coils on the two cylinders that are not getting...

Q: Q: Coolant is leaking

Hi there. There are many components that make up your cooling system. A water pump, thermostat housing, and hoses are all common places a vehicle will leak besides the radiator. A loss of excess coolant can cause your engine to...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
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...