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Old 02-28-2019, 09:39 AM
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What is this metal line?

2018 Wranger JKU Rubi Recon. Just behind the oil pan. Its leaking oil

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transmission lines. are the lines wet dripping down from where they connect or is it the oil dripping from the rubber plugs? if rubber plugs that could be your main seal is leaking.

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My '13 and '14 both had rear main seal leaks, the '13 at about 4k miles. So my experience would point towards that.
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Yep, going to guess an Auto Tranny, check the dip stick to see if you are low.
Should be a yellow handle on the left side of the motor under the plastic motor cover.
Keep it topped off or it will cause a ton of other issues.
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tranny fluid will be red.
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Its definitely not red... its engine oil. The pic has been rotated by the forum but the front of the car is straight up in the forum picture. The part of the line that was wet was the horizontal piece
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pull the rubber plugs and look up with a small flashlight and you can see the main seal. The plugs are just covers to keep dust and mud out they dont keep anything in. the other issue altho I have not heard it happen on a 2018 is the oil filter cooler can crack or orings leak and that will send oil back over your engine and down your tranny. Take it in and have the dealer fix it.
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Update: Oil filter housing was the culprit. Thx to everyone that replied...
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Update: Oil filter housing was the culprit. Thx to everyone that replied...
that sucks that even 2018's are cracking
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that sucks that even 2018's are cracking
Not a good sign. Hopefully it was due to over torquing from a Gorilla.
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Not a good sign. Hopefully it was due to over torquing from a Gorilla.
Hopefully. Does anyone know for sure if the JL/JLU uses the same assembly? I would have thought with the PUG upgrade they'd get their act together......
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Hopefully. Does anyone know for sure if the JL/JLU uses the same assembly? I would have thought with the PUG upgrade they'd get their act together......
LOL! We all wish but not hopeful.
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