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Transmission fluid leak 94 mustang 3.6l v-6 coupe

I took my car in to have a tiny leak fixed. the mechanic said it was the gasket. He replaced it along with filter and fluid. i have taken the car back to his shop 5 times now. The leak is ten times worse. he swears they have changed the gasket and resealed the pan. Each time i get it home and it sits in the garage i notice the red fluid on the concrete.I took it back to the same shop, because the original change out of gasket filter is still warranted. Today I went to get the car and was told that they did everything they could do but it appears that the actual leak it coming from somewhere higher up on the transmission. He said with mirrors they could tell it was leaking from somewhere on the passenger front corner of the transmission and the fluid is accumulating on lip of passenger corner of transmission pan and that's why they kept changing out gasket pan. I was told to take it to specialist. What could be causing the leak. Before the initial repair the leak was about the size of quarter..now its about the size of paper plate. Please help me if you can. Thanks:]

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  • silver top May 11, 2010

    hi from uk can understand the difficulty on finding leak but years ago i came across such a problem on an alloy engine block it eventually turned out to be a porouse casting on the side of block adjacent to oil feed to pressure switch this resulted in new block under warranty however can appreciate the mechs at garage being stumped as to leak but the problem may be same ? or a thin crack which opens when casing heats ? or even impact damage prior tou you owning car? you may pass on this possibility to garage? or check it yourself ? hope this helps

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Trans. cooler lines are on this side and above the pan I would believe this would be a good place to look, assumeing pan is sealed.

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