TRANSMISSION LEAK

1993 Ford Explorer

Tiny

lecurg

June, 2, 2010 AT 10:37 PM

Transmission problem
1993 Ford Explorer 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 230000 miles

I have a weird problem. Once a week I have to add a quart of tranny fluid. There is no leaking on the ground except a little at the connection at the tranny flued cooler. The strange thing is that my engine oil is high every time my tranny fluid is low. I have to drain my oil every time I fill the tranny fluid. It is obvious that my tranny fluid seems to be leaking into my engine oil. Is this possible? And wha can be done about it?

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Tiny

obxautomedic

June, 3, 2010 AT 7:59 AM

Hello,

Ok, on the passenger side of the tranny right next the the Catalytic Converter is what is called a Modulator Valve it is Vacuum Operated and if the Diafram inside has ruptured then tranny fluid can get into the engine oil. Also there is a metal heat shield hiding it.

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