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Transmission leak?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by TRDguyKC, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. Feb 25, 2009 at 8:56 AM
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    TRDguyKC

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    So i was toolin around under my truck and i noticed this and being that im not mechanically inclined i have no idea what or why this is leaking.... any ideas?

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  2. Feb 25, 2009 at 8:57 AM
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    That would be the rear main seal leaking down the back of the motor.

    Standard or auto? Looks like an auto.
     
  3. Feb 25, 2009 at 8:58 AM
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    u think toyota will cover that being that im still in warranty?..... without giving me grief about lift, tires, ect.?

    yea its auto
     
  4. Feb 25, 2009 at 9:01 AM
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    I would think so.
     
  5. Feb 25, 2009 at 9:01 AM
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    Lift and tires would not cause that leak.
     
  6. Feb 25, 2009 at 9:03 AM
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    yea i imagine it wouldnt but toyota for the most part will try to get around anything, so i was just checkin to see. appreciate your help!
     
  7. Feb 25, 2009 at 9:18 AM
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    Have you smelled the fluid? Don't laugh, haha. Oil and tranny fluid smell totally different. That will help you determine where the leak is orginating.
     
  8. Feb 25, 2009 at 9:37 AM
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    lol, cant say that i have smelled it yet...... i will after class though.
     
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