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I have a small transmission fluid leak for about 6-8 months now. could the problem be as simple as a gasket issue or tightening the filter?

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I would say it would be a gasket but the is also a bottle that you can get at napa or carquest and you just put some into your transmission and its should stop the leak and its like $20 so its cheaper and take less time then if you see the product dosent work just flush the transmmision and change the gasket good luck

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