I have a 2000 mustang 3.8l and and the rear output shaft seel in the tranny keeps going out.. I have replaced it three times. Within the first 100 miles it'll go out again. What causes this? Its a 5 speed tranny.

Asked by Apr 08, 2014 at 09:28 PM about the 2000 Ford Mustang Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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113,555

Transmission output shaft bent or bushing worn, driveline slip yoke damaged ie nicked or egg shaped, driveline out of balance or bent. HTH

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Can something be wrong with the rear end? That may cause a vibration that causes it to tear the seal out?

113,555

Anything is possible, but normally if there was a vibration in the rear end it would take out the pinion seal first, and you would hear something from the rear end.

113,555

I forgot to mention to check your transmission mount, if it is weak or broke that can also cause your problem.

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