My truck is leaking transmission fluid, and I believe it is the seals or the pans. Also, with the oil pan, would I have to lift the engine or is there any other way to do it? If someone can give me any advice on this, that'd be great. Engine: 460 Transmission: e40d
My car has an automatic transmission.
Hi there. Check the location of the transmission fluid leak on the case to determine what needs replaced. There are 5 locations for the transmission to leak that are common.
If you are wanting to replace the transmission oil pan gasket, you will have to drop the exhaust system if there is a wide pipe that crosses under the transmission and jack up the engine if the pan cannot clear any cross frame members. Make sure that you jack the engine from a secure solid location or winch it up with a cherry picker and then engine mounts need to be removed. If you need further assistance with the transmission oil leaks, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.