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Find the leak, figure out if you can fix it, take the car to a garage.

How bad it is leaking? You certainly don't want to run a car with low Transmission Fluid as it will surely do internal damage. Most common leak areas are at the pan gasket or the transmission cooler lines that go to the radiator. Next most common areas are at the output shaft seals and around sensors or plugs on the transmission. If you replace any cooler lines with hose, make sure you use transmission hose. This will handle the pressure and the chemical resistance that other hoses will not stand up to. Also be sure to KNOW what transmission fluid is needed. One size does not fit all!

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Q: What do you do if your car is leaking transmission fluid?
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