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      04-17-2016, 01:25 PM   #1
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Found myself a nice little DCT leak..

..anyone recognize this leak or can shed some light on where it might be coming from? I figure the pan gasket or the hard pipes on the driver side (hopefully the former). Pan is covered, plus there is some residue of fluid/dirt at the very front of the transmission where it bolts to the engine, and the pipes seem wet with fluid, though the leak doesnt seem to go too high and I don't recall anything on the passenger side of the tranny.





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Hmmm. the last picture shows an pretty much clean oil drop.
The only thing now that should be tracked down, wich kind of oil could that be...
Motor oil, servo- steering oil, transmission oil....hard to tell with nothing but a few pics.
Bring it to an indy shop, less expensive with the same result
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My advice would be to thoroughly clean all of that stuff off and keep checking it every day to see where the leak is actually coming from.
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I think that is what I am going to do. Luckily I was planning a DCT fluid and filter change in the very near future. Just wasn't sure if I should wait until I find out where it's leaking before doing the fluid change or if that would actually help narrow it down.

Worst case scenario and it is the hydraulic lines that are leaking, is there a DIY on how to replace them? I have heard the tranny needs to be dropped (not something I want to, or even feel that comfortable doing without a good solid DIY to follow) but I have also read that you don't need to drop the tranny.
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I would wait on the fluid change until you isolate and fix the leak.
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