I have an 01 dodge grand caravan it leaks transmission fluid when running but not when stopped and there is a fine mist of transmission fluid on the back door and window but we cant find the leak

Asked by Apr 13, 2014 at 05:54 AM about the 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Have made sure hoses are tight and not
leaking and have tightened bolts on pan
back seal looks new cant see front but fig it
was to? No warning lights are on

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I would clean trans with some degreaser and brush. After allowing it to dry take for a short drive. Then with van idling carefully inspect trans for where leak is. Sometimes placing a large piece of cardboard on ground under trans will help locate where leak is located. I suspect front seal or pan seal. Over tightening of pan bolts can make a small leak even worse. Hope this helps.

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