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transmission leak

my truck leaks transmission fluid only when it is driven more than usual. i drive back and forth to work and its fine but if i am driving around stuck in traffic or have a passenger it leaks really bad and smokes alot. when i check the fluid its empty then. but if i let it cool down and fill it back up its fine again.


  • edited July 2009
    What is the question?
  • edited July 2009
    Year, make, model, engine size. When was it last serviced??

  • edited July 2009
    Not the OP but the new function gets confusing. It seems like it is a Ford Explorer. Have to wait for OP for the engine.
  • My daughter's ford Taurus does very similar - if driven greater than usual distance or on interstate. It can leak catastrophically - otherwise ok. Two mechanics have tried to fix leak. Don't know why it still leaks sometimes.
  • BTW - it is a 2003. Has almost 100 k miles
  • Two mechanics have tried to fix what? In other words, where do they say it is leaking from?
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