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Old 03-29-2010, 05:00 PM
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Question Transmission fluid leak

These past couple weeks I've been noticing a pretty good amount of trans fluid on the floor of the garage coming from the passenger side, near the back of the oil pan. I've included a pic. It's hard to know where it is coming from. You can see a drip forming towards the center where you can see the reflection on the flash best, on part of the axel. What parts are near or above this that could be causing the leak? I had both axles replace last spring. Any ideas?



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This is laying under the passenger side of the car with the front facing the bottom of the pic.
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Old 03-30-2010, 09:50 PM
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It could be leaking from the coupler.
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viscous coupling, i had that leak, and it leaked faaast, its like a 3 dollar part at the dealer, there are two sizes, need to measure it, they cant tell by vin, good luck, i think the whole axle has to come out ,, its about 2 hours if you dont have any seized bolts...unless its leaking from something above that
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I just had the whole axle replaced last spring with new parts, it shouldn't be leaking.... Ugh I guess I'll have to drop it off at my mechanic and see what he thinks. I don't want to mess with it. Boo!
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It is what the axle goes into that is leaking.
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Now that would make more sense! Thanks! It's at the shop as we speak so we'll see what they come up with. I am guessing it's the coupler like you said.
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