Question about 2003 Ford Escape

1 Answer

Leaking tranmission shaft seal - 2003 Ford Escape

Posted by on

  • olwork
    olwork May 11, 2010

    So, what's your question?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 50 Answers

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

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

1995 passport troubleshoot slow leak in manual transmission


There is a seal on the input and output shaft and a seal on the top cover . A slow leak will have road dirt collecting on the leaking area. An input shaft leak will in time foul the clutch disk. An output seal will cause the drive shaft to be wet where it connects to the transmission.

Oct 22, 2016 | 1995 Honda Passport

1 Answer

Replace rear seal (drive shaft) on manual trans and started leaking badly


Drive shaft have only one seal and seal rear side on metal bush
1 jak up littil gear box because after shaft remov ing time oil no feldown
2 remove drive shaft rear bolt
3 mesher drive shaft seal touching area
4 mesher drive shaft Bush touching area this area damage want send machine Shoppe bush cover and drive shaft that time send seal also
Damege change that Bush also

Apr 25, 2016 | 1998 Isuzu Amigo

1 Answer

Rebuilt trans installed in 2011. seal leaked in 2012 and was replaced. 2015 leaking again after 7000 miles. Why?


seals depend on a properly positioned shaft upon which they run
most people when reconditioning a transmission neglect to replace the output shaft ( drive shaft) bush in the transmission extension housing which allows the shaft to move concentric to the seal edge
the seal then cannot preform its duty as the seal surface is continually lost and so leaks
So it would appear that the bush is worn or in the case of transverse transmissions a possible failing bearing or bush

Aug 29, 2015 | 2002 Ford Thunderbird

2 Answers

How do you replace rear oil seal in 1994 Isuzu Standard tranmission


Chockblock front wheels to prevent truck rolling, and jack vehicle up and place a jackstand under frame to prevent vehicle falling. Remove driveshaft, seal is now visible to be pried out for new one to be lightly tapped into place with a rubber mallet or hammer, along with a wooden block, taking care to keep new seal straight while replacing. replace driveshaft and check fluid level, lower vehicle and remove chockblocks.

Feb 13, 2015 | 1994 Isuzu Pickup

1 Answer

I have a leaking transmission around the drive shaft i change the seal 3 times and now it is leaking worst than before could you advice


It sounds as if you might have an issue with the input shaft (side that goes into the transmission). Typically the seals are a little larger that the shaft to make a seal. Is it leaking from the side that is against the transmission housing or the shaft?

Jul 09, 2012 | 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe

1 Answer

Notice on driveway tranmission fluid leaking check t f top off also first gear hard shift took to DOBBS HAD CHECK OUT WAS TOLD tranmission seal on back side was leaking bad also oil pan gasket leaking...


u get a second look your self by looking at the transmission u dont have to take anything apart to find the leak the oil pan is easy so check that one first if u see any fluid on or around the pan then the seal is shot that dont mean the tranny will burn up, just keep an eye on the fluid level second the rear transmission seal is located at the back of the tranny where the rear drive shaft slips into the transmission if you notice fluid around there and on the drive shaft thats leaking also but like i said just because u have a few minor leaks dont mean the tranny will blow up just as long as you keep an eye on the fluid level. do your home work and find a good transmission shop that will gaureentee the there work at a decent price.

Nov 27, 2010 | 1999 Dodge Ram

1 Answer

MY 1988 TOYOTA PICKUP HAS A TRANSFER CASE LEAK WHAT KIND OF LUBE DO YOU RECOMEND ADDING UNTIL THE LEAK GETS FIXED?


I dont recommend using additives to stop a leak on the transfer case. If the leak is on a shaft seal it will have zero effect anyway. Wynn's do have a couple additives that may stop seepage on gaskets but once again I do not recommend this. Fortunately, replacing a shaft seal only entails removing the shaft itself and then the seal can be pried out and replaced. Inspect the shaft itself as on a vehicle this old the shaft may have been grooved by the seal. This can be repaired by using a repair sleeve such as this.

Oct 07, 2010 | Toyota Pickup Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Tranmission leak, just purchased the van it had been sitting for about 6 months, we have driven it for about 2 days and it started to leak. Dry seals?????


Probably, go to the auto parts store.They sell stop leak fluid for the transmission.
Its really best to get the van over head (ramps?) and look and see the leak and fix it properly.It could burn up the trans out away from home if your not careful.

Oct 29, 2009 | 1997 Dodge Caravan

2 Answers

How to Replace the crankshaft seal on a geo tracker


remove the gearbox ,then the flywheel ,no quick cuts ,or what often works when selling an old car and that to put in a tin of auto tranmission leak sealer in the engine oil ,it makes the seals swell up .

Sep 21, 2009 | 1997 Geo Tracker 2 Door

1 Answer

Leak around front seal of tramisssion


You will likely need to replace the torque converter and the seal. Sometimes the seal will wear a groove in the sealing surface of the converter.

Apr 02, 2009 | 2003 Ford Taurus

Not finding what you are looking for?
2003 Ford Escape Logo

Related Topics:

116 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75744 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22114 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5495 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...