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Old 02-05-2008, 04:46 PM   #1
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My 96 LeSabre leaks transmission fluid around the pan, enough to leave a spot in the driveway. Would it be advisable to use some Bars leak or just replace the pan seal?
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I wouldn't use any sort of leak stopper in a transmission

IF it is the gasket, just replace it. You could change your filter while under there also

Just make sure that it isn't any of transmission lines
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absolutely. just get a filter kit with a RUBBER gasket and replace both, iirc pro king ones have that. don't forget the 6 qts of fluid.

torque all bolts to about 15 ft-lbs and you'll be good to go.
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