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Re: how to do transmission gasket
Front of car on jackstands,drop pan(need to catch about 7 quarts or fluid).I always remove all the 10 MM bolts on the small side,then loosen th big side to contain the mess....You will proboblhy want to replace the filter while your at it,since a filter kit usually comes with gasket....around 30 bucks then do not overtighten new gasket...good luck...Lee
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Hello , You could have a leak at the transmission dip stick tube o-ring, the front pump gasket, the torque converter seal , the transmission output shaft seal or the transmission oil cooler lines. I suggest you put the car on a lift to make it easier to see where the leak is coming from.
Very easy BUT messy to replace.. A filter and gasket kit is less than $20. Just remove all of the bolts on the transmission pan with a drain pan underneath... Replace the filter inside. Clean the pan and transmission surfaces and install with the new gasket. Do not use gasket sealer unless instructed to... Then re-fill with recommended fluid. Check fluid level with engine running.
Transmission oil is very viscous and will leak from the smallest opening. There is a set tension to do the pan screws up to and if you exceed that setting the gasket squeezes out and the oil will leak out. It is best to use an adhesive sealent on the tranny body first ,put up the gasket let it set for a few minutes . paut adhesive seealnt on the pan and bolt up with minimun bolt tension. After a few minutes retension the bolts correctly. As a firther check remove the inspection plate under the torque converter and check for oil leaks down the front ot the tranny behind the converter.
TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAKS,CAN BE FOUND AROUND PAN GASKET.CHECK PAN GASKET,IF IT LOOKS WET AND YOU SEE FLUID DRIPPING AROUND THE EDGE OF OIL PAN, REPLACE PAN GASKET, WHILE YOU REPLACING PAN GASKET REPLACE TRANSMISSION FILTER WHILE OIL PAN OFF.IF TRANSMISSION OIL PAN NOT LEAKING, CHECK TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LINES GOING INTO RADIATOR YOU WILL LOOSE A LOT OF FLUID THERE ALSO TORQUE SHAFT SEAL WILL CAUSE HEAVY FLUID LEAK WHILE ENGINE RUNNING CHECK OIL COOLER LINES AND LOOK AT THE TORQUE AREA WHILE ENGINE RUNNING YOU WILL SEE FLUID POURING WHILE ENGINE RUNNING THE OIL PUMP PRESSURE WILL PUSH FLUID OUT AT THE LEAKING AREAS.
There is a gasket supplied when you buy the transmission filter for all transmissions that your vehicle would have came with. You don't want to be using that stuff on a transmission pan, as a replacement for a gasket. I would wonder if the filter was changed?
IT WILL TAKE 7 QUARTS FOR FLUID CHANGE.YOU NEED TO USE FACTORY GASKET.BECAUSE THE GASKET THAT COME WITH FILTER WILL LEAK.I HAD THAT PROBLEM.YOU CAN REUSE THE OLD GASKET.ITS THICK RUBBER GASKET WITH HOLDING HOLDING TABS THAT HOLD IT IN PLACE.IF GASKET LOOKS DAMAGED OR BAD ITS BEST TO BUY IT AT DEALERS SHIP.IT COST ABOUT $40.00 DOLLARS.THE GASKET THAT COME IN FILTER KIT IT TOO THIN.IT PLAIN.IT DONT HAVE SEALING BEADS IN IT.WHEN YOU PUT IT ON ADD FLUID TRANSMISSION WILL LEAK THROUGH THE GASKET.LOOK AT THE OLD GASKET LOOK AT THE DOUBLE SEAL BEAD IT HAS IT KEEP IT FROM LEAKING.