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Front axle I had my oil changed today. My car needed a "lot" of tramsmission fluid. The mechanic said I had a front axle leak. I figure I'm under the 100,000 mile warranty; however, before I proceed I want to make sure it's not my fault. Last year my granddaughter went into a ditch with my car. It was turned on it side and all the transmission fluid poured out. the mechanic who did the body work said there were no problems with the transmission. It just poured out due to the position of the car. The car needs a front end alignment that I have been putting off. Given the above info why is my front axle leaking? Could either scenario be the cause?

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When your daughter turned the carover where did the oil come out of did a drive shaft pop out as you need to find out as oil just doesn,t come out of the box once you find out let me know because if the garage did any work on the box even putting a drive shaft back in they can argue the point the seal was damaged putting the shaft back in and you need to know where on the box the leak is coming from don,t forget if the dealers say its to do with the accident get them to put it in writing and if the repair was done under insurance then you have a case against the garage that did the repair as they cannot have it both ways its definatley not your fault yates210456

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