trans leak on a protege 2002-blows out underneath after 80 mile drive

Asked by Mar 31, 2010 at 08:54 PM about the 2002 Mazda Protege LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

otherwise car is fine--short drives no leak--longer drive--i get home--i'm dripping trans fluid and it kinda sprays up to the underside of the battery-

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my garage did a trans flush----a good healthy flush and exchange----car running great now

Mazda protege 2002 - It was Mazda under Ford. The engine oil rusted pan already replaced and trans fluid pan rusted and sipping trans fluid. It is also rusting around rear wheel well area. I replaced two alternators, Exhaust front pipe. The exhaust supports and flanges+bolts are already rusted. In short car is running fine but heavy rust started after first 5 years.

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