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I have a really bad transaxle leak and so far nobody knows where it can come from, any ideas?

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Usually, there is a seal between the engine and transmission that goes bad. There are a lot of seals that hold oil in the transmission. The most common problems are the front transmission seal or the axle seals. If it is a big leak it shouldn't be hard to find.

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At this point it dosen't realy matter if its as bad as you are saying the only way to fix it is to take it out. Its likely a seal likely the one at the engine the oil is to heavy to be a gasket leak unless you ran something over like a high curb or something like that and cracked the case houseing. You could try to clean it up with engine degresser and drive it for a few minites then look at again and see if you can locate the source of the leak but it will still likely have to come out to repair the leak. good luck

Posted on Dec 28, 2010

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