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I changed my tranny fluid on my MTX drove the car for about ten minutes then parked it for the night. This morning I go out and there is a small puddle under my car. I tightend speedo cable and drain plug bolt to specs. Any suggestions of what it could be before I go under and check it out.
PS its a bitch getting a jack onder my car with Intrax.
 

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my tranny is leaking at the input shaft seal between the engine and tranny (lucky it spins out of the way and doesnt go onto my clutch!) but yeah, its pretty bad...
 

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I've had to replace the drivers side axle seal on both of my trannies. Cost like $8 from ford for the seal, but sometimes those drivers side axles do NOT want to come out. Good luck.
 

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Also , you may have overfilled the tranny. Did you fill the tranny with the car jacked up? If so, you will have an incorrect oil level reading on the speedo gear. You must check the tranny oil level with the car on level ground. I had the same problem in that I filled the tranny with the car jacked up; causing the fluid to gradually bubble out of the speedo gear hole.
 
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I filled my tranny with the car jacked up but the chasis was perfectly level I Checked. I dont remember if the front was lower than the back before I had my Intrax in.
 

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maybe it's just leaking out of the drain plug. you should replace it with a partial rubber one like you see on oil nuts sometimes.

then again ask questions all over the place and you might get an awnser you might want to hear.

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Found the leak. After cleaning the hell out of the under carage I noticed a very small leak from the passanger side axle seal. I changed the tranny fluid about a year and a half ago and never had a leak for six months then I had to park it for a year do to other problems and financial issues. Today I checked how much fluid came out when i changed it since I hadn't emptied the pan yet and their was only about two quarts in it. I was wondering could the seals have dried out in the year it sat and caused it to leak? Also should I try some lucas tranny fix since its such a small leakand I dont have the time nor tools to fix the seal right now or sould I just fill it up once a week?
 

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you'll get tired of doing it often, you won't have to do it every WEEK, but it should be checked often if leaking, I've used the lucas product and found it to work the way they say it does, however, it is alot thicker that your tranny fluid, our trannies require a thinner fluid, I found that the lucas works well for leaks, but as far as for mixing it and lubricity?..it's mediocre at best. just use a weekend to fix the seals and fill it with some synthetic like Redline or Royal Purple
 
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alright ill break down and replace them not that im saying its that much of a task but ill have to drive 5 hours to get to my tools.

Sucks to be me:D
 
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