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Old 12-04-2009, 06:45 AM
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ok so my dad just put a used tranny in my car. he droe it to my house then i drove it to work but then when i drove it home from work i came outside an hour later i noticed a puddle an hour later and by this morning im pretty sure most of the tranny fluid had leaked out. any ideas where its coming from? its a 1995 ford thunderbird 4.6
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Old 12-04-2009, 06:48 AM
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Could be just about anywhere. It could be the pan gasket, or the rear seal (not likely), or the front seal immediately behind the torque converter. Or it could be a loose fitting on the tubes going to the oil cooler.

I hope it's the pan gasket!
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Old 12-04-2009, 03:55 PM
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If the car has been sitting overnight and there is a puddle of ATF under it, stands to reason the leak is probably directly above the puddle. Pay attention to the cooler lines to the radiator, where they join the transmission, could be as simple as a fitting not completely tight (easy to do, been there done that).
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