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Transmission oil leaking from where wire harness enters transmission. I dropped the pan and think I may need to drop the valve body and then the black plastic assembly and don't know if there is any replaceable seals or not.

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  • artwuestman Nov 17, 2008

    Thank you.

    So do I need to drop the valve body and then the black plastic assembly to replace this seal and can I get this at my local auto parts store or is it a dealer only item?

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Be to let the things cool down before you get started. The cat converter stays hot for a long time and can give you a good burn otherwise.

The dealership has the AA Plug Adapter Part # 68021352 (for my 2006 Chrysler 300 Touring) for around $15.

Place an oil pan underneath because when you swap the housings, a decent amount of fluid will come out.

Turn the Yellow plastic dial counter-clockwise to remove the wire plug. Do not mess with this plug, especially the orange o-ring on this plug.

What you will be replacing is the plug housing that is still in the transmission.

Use a 7mm socket to remove the small bolt in the center of this plug. Make sure the screw is completely free so as not to do any damage to the valve body when you remove the black housing.

Go ahead and remove the housing and allow the fluid to drain. Up to a quart of fluid will come out.
Replace the housing with the now one, lining up the marks. Put your fingers inside the housing and use a little muscle to get it in, then tighten down the bolt.

Reattached the wire harness, add a quart of fluid, and you should be back in business. If you have lost a lot of fluid, be sure to take it by the dealership immediately to check the level.

Good luck!
Derek Nicodemus
San Diego Chrysler 300 Limo Owner
Skyy Limousine Services, Inc.

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Yes there is a replacement seal

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