2001 FORD TAURUS TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK

  • Tiny
  • ab_sood
  • 2001 Ford Taurus

Transmission problem
2001 Ford Taurus 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 64000 miles

Hi,

I see is few drops of ATF, dropping over the exhaust pipe, picture below. Its about a quart a month.

http://www.snapdrive.net/files/437014/leak.jpg

From the picture below, it doesn't look like the pan gasket leaking.

What should be leaking from tranny above the exhaust pipe ?

Should this be the Axle seal or the front pump seal ?

Whats above the Exhaust pipe.. Axle seal or Pump seal ?

Kindly help.

Abi


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/323340_post190381236694145_2.jpg

Sunday, March 15th, 2009 AT 2:21 AM

1 Answer

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  • mhpautos
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  • 29,864 posts

Hi there.

You should be able to wash the trans down and check for the fresh leak after a drive, it could be the pan gasket as the slip stream can carry oil back as you drive.

Mark (mhpautos)

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Sunday, March 15th, 2009 AT 2:39 AM

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