what causes transmission to have oil leaking from pan after oil pan was changed

Asked by Apr 24, 2014 at 11:59 PM about the 2002 Pontiac Sunfire SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Gasket not sealing properly. Bolts either not tight enough or to tight. Most times the gasket will leak because of over tightening the pan bolts.

that figures, was an idiot neighbor and im 100 percent sure thats what he did

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That's 100% right about the bolts being too tight or loose

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