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My 1979 chevy bonanza 4wd. pickup has started blowing transmisssion fluid out the dip stick tube,after the truck warms up a few minutes.thank you albert blair

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  • joe duff May 11, 2010

    is it out the hole where the dipstick goes or the tube itself? joe

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Turbo 350? if so it can be that it is over full or sometimes the gears that are in the tranny that sling the tranny fluid up will get bent or worn and will sling oil to the wrong spots and that will cause your gears to get hot and expand and that can cause it to shoot oil up your dip stick

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Check cooler lines for pinched or blocked causing internal backup of fluid pressure...does it shift/drive ok? cold and warm?...did you recently service it (trans) or ?....

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