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Old 01-16-2020, 09:23 AM   #1
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Default Edsel transmission leak

hello,

seems like I have yet another transmission leak. The seal on the shift rod that goes into the side of the transmission is leaking.My question is do I have to replace that seal from the inside or is it replaceable without pulling and tearing down?

Thanks in advance.

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Old 01-16-2020, 11:51 AM   #2
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... seems like I have yet another transmission leak. The seal on the shift rod that goes into the side of the transmission is leaking.My question is do I have to replace that seal from the inside or is it replaceable without pulling and tearing down?

Thanks in advance.

The pan and valve body must be dropped -
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The pan and valve body must be dropped -

Thanks!What book is this page out of? When I print it, it gets blurry.
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Old 01-16-2020, 05:38 PM   #4
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Thanks!What book is this page out of? When I print it, it gets blurry.
That is a page from the FORD AT MANUAL. You can download off net, buy CD, buy old text and/or buy reprint.
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Before tearing into the trans, put in a bottle of Lucas trans leak repair. It works wonders on old dry seals. Go for a twenty mile ride and return, it may help.
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