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Leaking at bottom of tub where it exits to transmission. What do you call this part and brief how to fix it.

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Mostly the tub gasket is defective,,,but you have to take a good hard look,,,because the tub could be cracked,,if you reall want to get a closer look send model number and i will get you up close...onthejob and make or brand

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