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1993 Ford Lightning leaking tranny fluid from the main seal.

I noticed a puddle of red fluid under the area where the tranmsmission meets the engine. Could it be the main seal? If so, what is involved in replacing it and how expensive is it? I was told that a mechanic would have to take out the engine to do the job.

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It sounds like the front seal in trans...trans has to be removed not engine... the seal is about $5 but the labor is about $200

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