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Transmission leak

hava a 1998 ford taurus,with a leak. any idea on the cost to replace the seal.

there’s no way to say b/c there are a number of different places that you can be leaking trans fluid from other than the front seal - e.g. pan gasket, axle seals, cooler lines.

first you’ll need to figure that part out - unless you have already. I’d guess $400-600 for the front seal. If its one of the other things it would be a lot less.

It depends on what seal you’re talking about. Front pump is the most expensive since the transmission has to come out. Anything else is comparatively minor.

If it’s the front pump seal a good independent transmission shop can often do this job for a reasonable price. (About 300 for a Taurus around here.)