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Transmission leak I have a small transmission leak under radiator on driver side it only leaks with motor turned off and sitting a while. What or where is this coming from? Please help. It's a 3.0 Chrysler engine 6 cylinder.

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More than likely this is the transmission filter gasket leaking. They come as a kit with a new filter and a gasket. Be sure and check the level of transmission fluid as per your manual. If there is not sufficient fluid in there it can ruin the transmission.You may already be experiencing slipping in the transmission. The most common leak on a vehicle is the rear main seal. Nearly every car/truck eventually does that. Any other leaks are not acceptable and your car is trying to warn you.

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Testimonial: "well i looked at the transmission leak again its not wet at the pan but where the to hoses conect to the radiator there is fluid and it on the inside of bumper the hose is not leaking so what else can i check"

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