Q: Leaking transmission fluid

asked by on September 21, 2016

It looks like its leaking transmission fluid from CV-axle bearing. I knew it was leaking before but cannot afford the cost to fix it. I been checking fluid levels when engine is hot once a week. Its does go down but not a fast rate. It says above min line on stick when checked a week later. Can a transmission sealer or stopper fix this?

My car has 17670 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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You are on the right track by checking the fluid and staying on top of keeping it filled while it leaks. Unfortunately, a transmission sealer/stopper will likely not fix this due to the friction involved with a bearing a gasket type leak. The transmission sealer materials are designed to work on sealing gaskets and not moving parts with a high friction action such as a bearing. You may want to have a local expert, like one from YourMechanic, inspect the leak firsthand to guide you on the correct fix.

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