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Oil leaking from front of tranny 85 bronco II 4x4

I just had the engine rebuilt and i finally got back in (thanks for the help on my earlier question). my problem now is the new clutch is slipping really bad and there is oil leaking (not engine oil) out of the front of the tranny. the haynes manual mentioned somthing about a slave cylinder, but when i had the engine out i didnt see anything other than a spring and the throwout bearing which i replaced. where is this oil coming from

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  • wdj4stein May 29, 2009

    man i do not want to pull the tranny i just got this thing back together AAARRRRRRRGH. thanks for the info



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Check the oil level in your transmission, I take it that it's a standard so your going to have to do it by removing the fill plug and felling for fluid. If it's low then you are losing transmission fluid though the front input shaft bearing and seal. Check the hydraulic clutch fluid, see if your losing some fluid there too, You may have a small leak bell housing.
Good luck and keep me posted.

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