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Old 12-24-2009, 12:51 PM   #1
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hello i own a 87 jeep yj wrangler. just today i noticed that i was leaking transmission fluid. i looked under the front and noticed that the front axle was covered in it. does any one know what it could possibly be??? and is it easy to fix??

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Old 12-24-2009, 12:54 PM   #2
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Old 12-24-2009, 12:59 PM   #3
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sorry its a 4.2 l 6cyl auto .
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Old 12-24-2009, 01:03 PM   #4
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sounds like the tranny cooler line to me
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Old 12-24-2009, 01:10 PM   #5
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ok thank you ill check that out first. is there a way to check it to make sure thats the problem?
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not sure but see if u can pinpoint were its dripping from does it seem like it only does it after u drive it or all the time
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i noticed it after i got home, thers was fluid on the snow in my drive way. so i lokked and it was soaked under there. the jeep was also slipping when i was driving it. i guess i should have mentioned that . but today was the first time it did that.
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Old 12-24-2009, 01:19 PM   #8
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most likely cause its out of fluid or its dang close fill it and wipe it down and then start it and see if u can see a drip or spray from the lines seeing as its that far up the motor i gotta think that its the tranny cooler line
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ok i was just outside freezin my tail off and i noticed that it was leakin at the line, so im gonna fix that! thank you for your help.
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