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Automatic fluid Thanks so much for answering my question. The level seemed ok, there was still oil in it. I added a 1 litre and it started and i was i able to get it home - less that a 1kkm away but still running poorly. I have another 3litres of fluid that i could put in. It's done 112000 miles and was serviced in April. I think it has been leaking for a few days, maybe even up to two weeks - we have a gravel driveway so i didn't notice. What do you think. I LOVE this car!

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Your seal between the engine and the tranmission maybe blown, thats why it's leaking, will cost you a bit to fix

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The automatic gearbox oil capacity (drain & refill) is 2,6 ... 3,0 litres.
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