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Is the transaxle & transmission the same

I think my front seal on the transmission is leaking, In my manual it doesn't say transmission, it says transaxle. is that the same thing?

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Yes it is, the transmission is the gearing for the vehicle and sisnce it contains the differential for the drive axles the call it a transaxle

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Transaxle is used to describe how the transmission is connected to the engine.

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CAUTION
Smooth any burr or rough edge on the crankshaft with 400 grit sandpaper to prevent seal damage during installation.
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