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Transmission fluid leak - tech at safety inspection showed fluid on pan and other parts, but he could not detect where it's coming from. Pan shows no signs of wear. He made it sound serious, but I've only seen small drops on garage floor. Do I need to rush to a Transmission Shop?

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Small amounts aren't a huge deal. Depending on where it's coming from, it could be something simple that you won't ever have to deal with, or the beginnings of a serious problem. Bottom line, these transmissions are good for about 200,000 miles if they're taken care of, and probably 170-180000 if they're ignored. It's time to worry if/when you start seeing a significant amount coming out, or the transmission slips, or acts up in some other fashion.

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