Q: Leaking transmission fluid and knocking

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My car is leaking transmission fluid and knocking.

If you are positive that your vehicle is leaking transmission fluid, the knocking sound is likely related. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected for leaks first. Once the leak source is determined, have it repaired by a qualified professional and have the fluid level topped off to specification. If your knocking sound still remains, you may have internal transmission damage.

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