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Leaking tranmission shaft seal - 2003 Ford Escape

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Hi there. I’m not exactly clear which transmission seal you are referring to, but no matter, the first thing I’d check-out is the breather system on the transmission. Every transmission builds-up pressure when being driven and if the breather is blocked; the internal pressure within the transmission is strong enough to force oil out the weakest areas – that of course being shaft seals. So firstly check out the breather system to ensure it’s not blocked, it might save you having to replace a seal unnecessarily. Hope this help, Scottech

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