answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer
Copy

Not using the dipsticks for the oil and transmission, while seeing leaks are a sign... Check your fuids and keep them clean and full or you will cause damage to whatever componenet relies on their respective fluids. Answer leaking oil is NOT sign of a bad transmission, its a sign of a bad/worn seal(s) or hose(s). more likely a sign of a worn seal or oil pan gasket. Actually it's a sign of money that will go out of you pocket, the more you can see, the more you have to pay. If you don't fix it, you may have to pay for the aggregates, eg transmission parts instead of paying for a small rubber seal.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2009-02-08 18:47:49
This answer is:
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +5 pts
Q: Is leaking oil a sign of a bad transmission?
Write your answer...
Submit

Related Questions

What could prevent a leak where the transmission bolts to the small block Chevy right by the oil filter on the left side where the two bolts go and only leaks after engine has been running?

If it's leaking transmission fluid, could be a bad pump seal. If it's leaking engine oil, could be a bad oil filter, leaking valve cover gasket, leaking intake manifold gasket, leaking oil pressure sender, leaking distributor gasket.


Where is the oil on a 1976 sportster leaking from and why is it leaking SO BAD?

probably everywhere, but if you don't find out where the leak is, you may burn up the engine or transmission, so if it stops leaking, you have a problem. FIND the leakand repair it.


Diesel leaking into the engine oil on astra van?

Sign of bad rings or excessive fuel in cylinders. Check compression.


Why is your transmission oil or gear oil leaking from your 92 Toyota tercel?

THE BOLT FROM THE MANUEL TRANSMISSION FELL OUT lost all the gear oil


Why is my 2001 Camry radiator leaking oil?

The AT oil cooler is in the bottom tank of the radiator. If you are seeing oil leaking from one of the lines from and to the transmission connection could be loose.


Is the transmission seal the same as the main seal?

NO... They are 2 different seals. If the transmission seal is leaking then the fluid color will be RED that's leaking. If the rear main seal is leaking then it will be oil leaking from the engine and it won't be red.


What is a lot of red oil from engine?

Could be leaking transmission fluid.


How can you tell if your transmission is blown or leaking?

If your car won't move, your transmission is blown. If there is transmission oil underneath your car, you have a leak.


Is milky oil a bad sign?

yes it is a bad sign


How to fix oil leaking on Nissan primera auto transmission?

it depends on where its coming from


Why is your 1983 dodge ram charger leaking oil by the transmission?

its not but thanks for asking


Your engine has water in oil?

Water in the oil is a telltale sign of leaking cylinder head gasket.


Oil leaking on belt side of Toyota Camry?

you have a bad crank OIL SEAL


Does bad oil pressure switch has something to do with looseing oil?

If it is leaking, yes, otherwise no.


What may cause oil to leak?

Bad engine seal? Bad oil filter? Leaking valve cover gasket?


Oil leak between the motor and transmission?

If it is red fluid leaking, then you have a transmission leak. If it is oil then the rear main oil seal is leaking on the back of the engine. You need to look at the top back part of the engine to make sure the back of the intake is not leaking oil, check back corners of the valve covers for leaks too. Need to make sure the oil sending unit that is back beside the distributor is not leaking oil. Ruel these things out before you tackle the rear main oil seal.


Why is there oil in your radiator on a Chrysler Pacifica?

If it is red or brown it is the transmission cooler (in the radiator) leaking. If it is milky white, internal engine oil leaking in to the cooling system, head gaskets.


What does it mean when the starter in a 1989 Chevy Caprice is out and the car is leaking oil?

Well, oil leaking onto the starter is a common cause of it going bad. Have the starter tested, if possible, then replace if bad. You'll also want to correct the oil leak, usually valve covers leaking.


Why is the oil pump shaft leaking 95 Chevy Lumina?

Oil pump driveshaft (also referred to as distributor) o-ring is bad. Replace, and oil will stop leaking there.


What can cause oil leaking into your air filter?

Bad PCV valve.


Why is there oil leaking around rear tire?

if it is brake fluid your brake cylinder is bad if it is gear oil you have a bad axel seal


What could the leak be on a 1997 dodge Plymouth Voyager?

please be more specific is it leaking engine oil, coolant, transmission oil, brake fluid, or power steering fluid where is it leaking from ?


Why is there oil inside your washing machine?

It could be that your transmission housing is leaking. You will probably find oil underneath the machine as well.


How do you fix transmission fluid leak on dodge neon 2002?

Buy a new transmission oil pan gasket before your transmission blows from leaking liquid.


Burning oil smell?

head gaskets are probably bad and leaking oil onto crossover pipe .