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Old 04-27-2010, 01:53 PM   #1
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Unhappy Automatic Transmission Fluid Leak

My 95 Jeep Wrangler has an odd problem. Approximately every 500 miles I have to add a quart of transmission fluid. I have no idea where the fluid is going? I do not have an oil puddle on my driveway. It might be dripping while I'm underway. I have no clue. Anyone have any thoughts?

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Old 04-27-2010, 02:28 PM   #2
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my 87 does this too and i am working on finding the leak with it but i have been busy lately... try adding some lucas transmission fluid to your jeep and see if that helps at all

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Old 04-27-2010, 02:44 PM   #3
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It might be over heating and burning some off, or spewing it out the breather while driving. Is it damp or coated with fluid on the underside of the tub?
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Old 04-27-2010, 03:17 PM   #4
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check the rear seal and see if it is running off the shaft. You can also set a piece of poster board or cardboard under it overnight and trace any drips up to where they started.

Aside from that, x2 to what AzTJ said...
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Thanks guys. The underside does have some oily residue but I don't have a puddle.
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