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Old 02-14-2013, 02:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Why is my car so weird? Need some info on weird tranny leak.

Ok so I was driving on I95 and my car started vibrating weird it was enough to get my attention so I just thought to myself it was a rough road patch. So traffic was slowing down so I down shifted and the car shook bad on decel so I knew that wasn't the road so I pulled over to the slow lane and gave it gas which it shook aggressively so ok I figured it was my axles finally giving out.

I made it home and jacked up the car and noticed tranny fluid on the ground, again probably the axles so when I looked the tranny oil isn't leaking from the axle but in the wheel well. It wasn't a lot of oil but still. Can anybody please tell me what they think this is?





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My boy Joe or as some of you know him as ItalianJoe told be based on the pic that its just the axle but I would like a second opinion as well cuz it doesn't really make much sense to me I circled where its leaking from and where its dripping to in case you guys don't know where to look.



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Why is my car so weird? Need some info on weird tranny leak.

Transaxle seals may be bad?


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Why is my car so weird? Need some info on weird tranny leak.

I would honestly just take it to a Michel tire and have them check out the transaxle seals. That's what my ion looked like and the problem was the transaxle seals leaking fluid.


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That leak looks like it is coming up higher yet? Either getting flung up there or is leaking higher up. Looks like engine oil to me. The axle grease is a heavy sticky shit, and should fricken reak to high heaven. Grab and try to pull apart the boots and if its torn you answered your own question.
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Thanks guys I figured as much but wanted a second opinion. I just thought it was crazy how high it leaked.
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Edit, I just saw that last pic where the grease is slung in the back side of the rail, looks like you are due for a new set, try these
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Edit, I just saw that last pic where the grease is slung in the back side of the rail, looks like you are due for a new set, try these
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Hey man thanks a lot. Have you tried this set?
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Old 03-23-2013, 08:51 PM   #9 (permalink)
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No I haven't I have a set of max drive's installed from napa in mine. Sorry I didn't see your question until now.
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