2003 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN SPORT LEAKING TRANNY FLUID

  • Tiny
  • lawnshark
  • 2003 Dodge Caravan
  • 142,000 miles

Took it to transmission shop they said shift box on side of tranny is leaking, they also dropped the pan and said tranny is gone, too much shavings in pan the planetary pin is about to break" it runs perfect when full of fluid, should I get another opinion?

Monday, January 23rd, 2012 AT 3:08 AM

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  • PROTECH1980
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Where you having shifting problems? I believe the gasket under the solenoid pack are known to leak, Get the leak fixed and drive it.

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Monday, January 23rd, 2012 AT 3:22 AM
  • Tiny
  • lawnshark
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Shifting problems only when fluid is low other than that runs fine

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Monday, January 23rd, 2012 AT 5:07 AM
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  • mhpautos
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Low fluid level will affect operation, get the leak fixed and all should be good.

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Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 AT 8:12 AM

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