transmission fluid in intake manifold 2002

Asked by Mar 09, 2014 at 11:12 AM about the 2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr S Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car was in accident. Replaced radiator, condensor, power steering intake manifold. Car
started right up. started sounding bad when put in gear. shut car down. trans fluid pouring
out of bottom and found in intake manifold. did tranny blow up

1 Answer


you most likely are seeing engine oil in the bottom of the intake manifold, its blowby on the PCV system, its normal. It is physically impossible for trans fluid to be in the intake.

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