Q: Transfer case adapter leak.

asked by on September 15, 2016

My transfer case adapter is cracked and transmission fluid is leaking out inky when my truck is parked. I didn't think the adapter had fluid in it so if it doesn't, what else could be leaking inside?

My car has 158000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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There should be an output seal between the transmission and the transfer case has an input seal with a gasket in between. If any of these are bad it may leak transmission fluid. I would recommend having a certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, diagnose the transmission fluid leak firsthand and repair it as necessary.

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