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2006 audi leaks oil where transmission bolts to engine

black oil ,= rear main seal
red oil =torque converter oil seal leak
if the black oil is outside of the housing = rocker cover gasket leak or oil pressure sender leak
red oil outside of the housing = transmission oil cooler lines leak

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How to change Transmission Fluid

Changing Automatic Transmission Fluid.
For most cars, the Maintenance Tune Ups are scheduled at 30K, 60K, 90K and so on. Most of the dealers recommend to change the Transmission Oil and transmission oil filter at 60K. The transmission Oil can't last forever, so it is a good idea to take care for the transmission before something bad happens, and at 30K the transmission oil start breaking down. So you buy a transmission filter kit and start the job. Lift and secure your car. Loose and put pan bolts in a small cup with kerosene or WD-40. With finesse loose the transmission oil pan. Collect and disposal properly the used transmission oil. The amount could be 4 to 5 quarts. This is only the half. The rest is still inside the car. For now disregard the rest of the transmission oil. Focus on the oil pan. You have to clean inside and outside and check the magnet and residue. A black dust is normal. Replace the transmission filter. Just pull it out and snap in the new one. Don't forget that "O" ring sealer is in place. Clean out the surface of transmission block in contact with the pan. It is aluminum and don't tolerate even a scratch. A razor blade in right angle can do the job. Clean with lacquer thinner both surfaces in contact and the bolts. Dry out thoroughly. IF the oil pan is designed for a gasket, you are very lucky. Apply a thin layer of sealing agent, over the transmission oil pan edge, and position the gasket over it. Mount the pan on the transmission surface and torque the bolts at around 170 in- lbs. If the oil pan doesn't accept a gasket, Chrysler like this,than you are in trouble. You have to wait till the transmission oil drip stops.You need to wait overnight, till 24 hours. Clean everything thoroughly with lacquer thinner. Apply RTV around all holes and, create a gasket with sealer.Too much or too little means trouble. Mounting the pan you have to be very precise, one wrong move and you start again from the scratch. If there are big electrical harness obstacles, ask for a person to help. This happen to Chrysler Town & Country. Tight up the bolts with an extension only. Wait at least one hour and tight up to 150 in - lbs, or (12 ft - lbs). Wait at least 24 hours to cure, before filling up with transmission oil.You think are done. Not yet. You have a new filter, clean transmission oil pan, including the magnet, which must be cleaned and put back in place, but half of the transmission fluid is still old and dirty.
You have two options.
Fill out the transmission with new fluid, disconnect the return oil line at the transmission, or cooler, and collect 4 to 6 gallons and disposal the fluid properly. To do so you need to start engine and move the selector to reverse, neutral, drive and back to park. Connect the line and fill out the transmission with new fluid.
Option two.
Buy 6 to 8 feet vinyl clear house. Insert the house in the dip stick opening up to the bottom, and siphon the oil from transmission to a container positioned on the ground.
You need up to 24 hours to drain the oil. You have to repeat this procedure one more time after a month or so. You have to buy 10 quarts of transmission oil, but this is worth compared with a transmission repair. Keep in mind to buy the specific transmission oil for your car. Check the fluid level with the engine running and add as needed. Check after a week. If level is to high then siphon small amounts and fill up to the mark.

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Camry csi 2000 oil leak between engine and transmission

Lots of Camrys do this.

The oil will typically leak from the rear main bearing seal between engine and transmission, but that will appear at the bottom of the joint line, and will not reach the exhaust. This leak is expensive to fix and is usually left as is.

A leak from the cam cover gasket can drip into the exhaust.

The other typical leak is from the distributor shaft o-ring seal. This appears at the top of the join line between engine and trans, and can blow back onto the exhaust.

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Engine oil level lowers with no visible oil leaks and engine not smoking

sounds like leaking through back crank-shaft seal if so will be collecting in bell-housing should be rubber grommet in this that you can remove to check

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My oil is going some where but i dont know where in my 1997 chevy silverado

If you are blowing white smoke on start up, it could be your piston rings, valve guides, or valve guide seals. Valve cover gasket, especially towards the back also likes to leak, and would be hard to detect as it gows down the rear of the engine, bell housing and transmission.

Remote oil filters on many trucks can have fittings vibrate loose after many years of service. Start the vehicle, let it warm up, and do a slow deliberate, walk around inspection, looking for oil, smelling for burning oil, and anything out of the ordinary.

Non of this would suffice for a thorough inspection by either a mechanic or a learned friend. Keep an eye on your fluid levels, residue and build up around your exhaust is indicative of oil blow by from worn piton rings.

Jan 06, 2011 | 1997 Chevrolet K1500

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How difficult is it to change the oil pan on a 1997 gmc jimmy 4x4?

4WD To Remove:
  1. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Negative battery cable
    • Oil level indicator
    • Front differential assembly
    • Starter
    • Transmission cover
    • Oil pan drain plug and drain the engine oil into a suitable container
    • Remote oil filter pipe adapter
    • Remote oil filter hose clip bolt on oil pan
    • Starter wire harness bracket stud
    • Transmission oil cooler pipes (if equipped)
    • Access plugs for oil pan rear nuts
    • Transmission to oil pan bolts
    • Oil pan nuts and bolts gm_truck_43_ol-pn_ol-lvl-snsr.gif

      NOTE: The low oil level sensor is not reusable.
    • Remove and discard the engine oil level sensor (if applicable) gm_truck_43_ol-pn_blts.gif

    • The oil pan
    • The oil pan gasket
  2. Discard the oil pan gasket.
  3. Clean all sealing surfaces on the engine and the oil pan.
To Install:
Note: Whenever the transmission and the engine oil pan are removed from the engine at the same time install the transmission before the oil pan. This is to allow for the proper oil pan alignment. Failure to achieve the correct oil pan alignment can result in transmission failure.
  1. Apply a 0.197 inch (5 mm) wide and 1.0 inch (25 mm) long bead of adhesive GM P/N 12346141 (Canadian P/N 10953433) or equivalent to both the right and left sides of the engine front cover to engine block junction at the oil pan sealing surfaces. gm_truck_43_ol-pn_ahsv_loc_f.gif


  2. Apply a 0.197 inch (5 mm) wide and 1.0 inch (25 mm) long bead of adhesive GM P/N 12346141 (Canadian P/N 10953433) or equivalent to both the right and left sides of the crankshaft rear oil seal housing to engine block junction at the oil pan sealing surfaces. Note: Always install a new oil pan gasket. The oil pan gasket and oil pan must be installed and the fasteners tightened while the adhesive is still wet to the touch.
  3. Install the new oil pan gasket into the groove in the oil pan. Note: The oil pan alignment must always be flush or forward no more than 0.011 inch (0.3mm) from the rear face of the engine block.
  4. Install or connect the following:
    • The oil pan onto the engine block
      1. Press the oil pan gasket into the grooves of the engine front cover and crankshaft rear oil seal housing
      2. Slide the oil pan back against a suitable straight edge
    • The oil pan bolts and nuts, but do not tighten
  5. Measure the pan-to-transmission housing clearance using a feeler gage and a straight edge. gm_truck_43_ol-pn_trnz_clrc.gif

    • Use a feeler gage to check the clearance between the oil pan-to-transmission housing measurement points
      1. If the clearance exceeds 0.011 inch 0.3mm) at any of the 3 oil pan-to-transmission housing measurement points (A), then repeat the step until the oil pan-to-transmission housing clearance is within the specification
      2. The oil pan must always be forward of the rear face of the engine block

  6. Tighten the oil pan bolts and nuts in sequence
    • Torque to: 18 ft lb (25 Nm).
  7. Measure the clearance between the 3 oil pan-to-transmission housing measurement points in order to ensure proper alignment.
  8. Install or connect the following:
    • A new oil pan drain plug seal (O-ring) onto the oil pan drain plug
    • Oil pan drain plug into the oil pan
      1. Torque to: 18 ft lb (25 Nm)
      NOTE: The low oil level sensor is not reusable.

    • New low oil level sensor
      1. Torque to: 115 in lb (13 Nm)
    • Transmission to oil pan bolts.
      1. Torque to: 35 ft lb (47 Nm)
    • Access plugs for the oil pan rear nuts
    • Starter wire harness bracket stud
    • Transmission oil cooler pipes (if equipped)
    • Remote oil filter pipe adapter
    • Oil filter hose clip bolt to the oil pan
    • Transmission cover and bolts.
    • Starter motor
    • Front differential assembly
    • Oil level indicator
  9. Fill the engine with oil.
  10. Connect the negative battery cable.

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Weres the oil pan on ford explorer

The oil pan is where the oil collects on the bottom of the engine before the pump picks it up and circulates it back up through the engine. So it will be the bottom most thing, bolted directly to the bottom of the engine block. Generally found about centered between the front wheels. Hint, looks like a pan with many little bolt heads around its outer perimeter. Rarely obstructions from the road puncture it, and often times with age its gasket leaks.

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How to add automatic transmission oil for 2001 mercedes s class ? is it from the small choke near the back of air filter?

yes first remove the air cleaner housing witch is black plastic big housing with two air duct connect to front cross member pulling upwards have a look back right hand side the engine bay behind the engine you can see black small tube, it have covered by black cap with read lock you have to pull and brake read lock to open the cap some model have oil dipstick tube also near that be careful open the right one transmission dipstick tube shorter than oil dipstick tube you have to open shot one if you have good look you can see it's going to transmission or engine for adjust transmission oil you have to check transmission oil temp and you need right dipstick for that the dipstick only have with authorized Mercedes service center maybe could find from other workshops too not sure for check oil temp you need a diagnose cpu.

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Engine oil collects on top of intake manifold

worn piston rings will do this called blow by

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Engine oil get less every two weeks in my pajero 4m40

Diesels do lose a little oil out the blow-by tube. If the engine temp. is higher then normal then you will lose more then normal amounts. If you are not leaking it then you are burning it, Possibly worn rings, head-gasket, or oil leak inside turbo. 68 MPH and higher doesn't sound unusual, is the engine still stock?

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