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Big transmission leak. Causes?

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Old 03-27-2019, 12:57 AM
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Big transmission leak. Causes?

So as I was about to head to work. I saw a big trail of transmission fluid leaking out from the bottom of my car. I then towed it to my shop and they replaced a hose which possibly got chewed through by a rodent/rat? Does that sound about right? This is the second time that has happened to me in a 2 month span. Same exact issue.



 
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Old 03-27-2019, 02:09 AM
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Transmission cooler lines? IIRC most hoses are made with a soy-based covering that rodents love. Might be some synthetic-rubber alternatives, or you could try spraying/coating OEM ones.
 
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Holy crap that sucks!
 
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Old 03-27-2019, 08:30 AM
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In 10 years on the forum I've never seen this issue pop up. What a pain in the ***, sorry you're dealing with this.
 
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Did that in the middle of the busiest intersection in town in a 1978 Z28 camaro.
 
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