Transmition leaking fluid

Asked by Jul 21, 2012 at 07:37 PM about the Ford Taurus

Question type: General

Seeing transmition fluid under car around drivers area. Was told could be front seal. Tried stop leak held a couple of
weeks. What needs to be done and coast.

3 Answers

274,765

Possible the pan gasket is leaking. The gasket is included in a transmission filter kit. Have your mechanic drain the fluid and replace your filter and a new gasket. Add new fluid without the stop leak.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
15

All I can say is take it to the shop ASAP or it will cost you a lot I just got mine rebuilt it cost me exactly what I don't have which is 1600.00 because my tranny seal messed up and the pump went out them fluid in the converter check your tranny fluid if it looks orange then take it to the shop

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
4,225

Axle, input shaft or pan seals could be the cause. Since it is on the driver side I would suspect the left axle seal. Requires some special tools to change but most are available at your local Advance or Auto Zone loaner tool program. Keep an eye on your fluid level, though because both answers above and absolutely correct! Good Luck!

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Taurus

Looking for a Used Taurus in your area?

CarGurus has 16,210 nationwide Taurus listings starting at $1,200.

ZIP:

Ford Taurus Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    4,370
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    2,040
  • #3
    lightGear
    Reputation
    1,990
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Fusion
959 Great Deals out of 64,205 listings starting at $888
Used Chevrolet Impala
499 Great Deals out of 32,500 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Charger
333 Great Deals out of 36,008 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford Explorer
1,142 Great Deals out of 68,761 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford Mustang
354 Great Deals out of 42,608 listings starting at $1,488
Used Ford F-150
3,116 Great Deals out of 231,603 listings starting at $1,300
Used Honda Accord
849 Great Deals out of 89,028 listings starting at $1,444
Used Chrysler 300
340 Great Deals out of 19,653 listings starting at $1,400
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,041 Great Deals out of 54,481 listings starting at $1,250
Used Toyota Camry
1,104 Great Deals out of 78,328 listings starting at $1,100
Used Ford Edge
939 Great Deals out of 54,552 listings starting at $3,000
Used Ford Focus
635 Great Deals out of 69,827 listings starting at $1,750
Used Nissan Maxima
341 Great Deals out of 20,859 listings starting at $1,175
Used Lincoln MKZ
138 Great Deals out of 9,162 listings starting at $2,788
Used Ford Escape
1,199 Great Deals out of 107,263 listings starting at $700

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.