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I have an oil leak and was just lookin around under neath and found a seal that is square and has been torn and no longer seals it is just behind the oil pan what is that seal

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If it is an automatic, and by your description, Behind oil pan, you mean toward the back of the vehicle, and the fluid is red,sounds like your Transmission Pan Gasket. They are flat and sometimes they squish out the side of the gasket area. Easy to replace that and filter, BUT very Messy as the pan will hold 3~4 quarts of oil and You will spill it everywhere If you are not ready for it. A trans shop can offer Filter flush and fluid for about $79.. in about an hour. Good luck, Bill

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