how can i tell if I blew a transmission line

Asked by Jun 07, 2014 at 10:34 AM about the 1992 Mercury Topaz GS Coupe FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

it felt like a line snapped underneath my driver side tire i thought it was a break line but
about a half hour later my car wouldnt shift out of 2nd and underneath my car on the
drivers side there was a small puddle of tranny fluid and when i checked the fluid it
registered as empty

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I think you already know you did. There are lines that run to the radiator in front of the car. Do not start the car and have it towed or replace the line before you drive again and refill the trans. Heat is a trans killer. Hopefully your didn't damage the trans.

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