i have a 1981 lincoln town car 2 door and there is oil leaking out of the back of the transmision where the driveshaft goes in
Sounds like you need a new rear seal.
Transmition tail shaft rear seal
you don't have to take the tranny out for that do you
No. Just drop the drive shaft out and replace the seal. Not that hard of a job on most older cars.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=DquzSfMWiPc --- this not the same model as yours but will give you an idea as to how it is done.
Your welcome. Drive Safe
I hope it's just a rear seal. Oftentimes, the bushing in the tailshaft housing is wiped out because the Transmission is wiped out. Driving with a bad u-joint can have the same effect - shake the crap out of it until all the bushings, seals and bearings give way.
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