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tranny fluid leaking

Tried searching but no luck.Ive changed my tranny fluid put a new washer on a drain bolt and the fluid is leaking out i dont know why.thanks ahead.
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Re: tranny fluid leaking

Is it leaking out of the drain plug hole? If it is, try replacing the bolt first with a new OEM honda trans plug. If its still leaking you're going to have to replace the pan itself and the pan gasket. It'll cost you a few dollars to get the pan and gasket (and by a few dollars I mean up to $150) and its like a total of 10 minutes worth of labor if you have access to a lift and air tools and a speed wrench. I'd rate it at 1 out 5 difficulty as far as a "do-it-yourself" job.
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my transmission fluid is leaking not engine oil.

is it really 10 minutes to replace oil pan even if you have all the tools?dont you have to take the header off? and that should take a while i think

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Re: tranny fluid leaking

No you dont need to remove the header to get teh pan off of the transaxle.
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Re: tranny fluid leaking

well, we gotta know where the leak is coming from first in order to help you fix it. we can't tell you where its leaking from, only you can tell us. get under the car and snoop around.

but some places i would check are where the axles go into the tranny, where the tranny and block mate together, and the drain plug.
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Re: tranny fluid leaking

u dont have to get a new pan... just a gasket also...
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Re: tranny fluid leaking

is everyone in this thread besides me and the OP a fuktard????

his TRANNY is leaking, not the motor!!








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Re: tranny fluid leaking

im with you on that one twoke,

are you sure your not leaking from your axels?
could be the seal is bad, i had this problem an fixed it by replacing it.
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Re: tranny fluid leaking

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put a new washer on a drain bolt and the fluid is leaking out
I'm sorry is he not saying that he is leaking trans fluid from the pan here? Where else is there a drain "bolt"? Please enlighten me...


Cuz I'm damn sure there ain't a fucckin drain bolt on the transaxles.
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Re: tranny fluid leaking

try putting teflon tape on ur drain bolt, then plug that shyt up
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Re: tranny fluid leaking

You said you tried putting a new washer on the bolt. Did you try putting the right type of washer. The name completely escapes me but its the type you use on brake lines. They actually are a soft washer so it squeezes against the bolt and the surface. They usually get replaced every time. I'm not 100 percent sure but it doesn't hurt to try. Also the Teflon tape idea, ya that could work too but wont be a permanent fix. But just try those things first since its cheap and then if it doesnt, be prepared to spend some extra cash.
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crush washer??? lol
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Re: tranny fluid leaking

its leaking from where the axel meets with tranny.It wasnt leaking when i had my old fluid, why is it leaking with the new fluid?
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Re: tranny fluid leaking

could be a different viscosity, either from the factory, or the old fluid is thicker cuz its gunked up w/ debris.
sounds like you gotta replace that axle seal.
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Re: tranny fluid leaking

thats sucks.so i got to take the axle out, and is it an easy in with new and out with old process or is there something else?
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Re: tranny fluid leaking

Ur completely unclear in this thread, first u said it was from the bolt, now ur saying from the axles... anywhere else? lol
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Re: tranny fluid leaking

i first thought it was the bolt cuz thats what it looked like,then you guys told me that it could be axle so i rechecked.
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Re: tranny fluid leaking

I have a similar problem took it to the dealer turns out is 2 seals and a shifter linkage boot! Mayb same problem.
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