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Old 10-11-2012, 12:09 AM   #242
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Originally Posted by primetime View Post
Dropped off my car today. Mentioned about them checking the seals on the transmission. I got a, "we'll test drive it to replicate your concerns and if we find anything we'll go from there" response.

The guy checked if there were any bulletins in regards to the problems mention with regard to the transmission, but he said there weren't any.

I'm doubtful this will get fixed, but i just can't swallow a financial loss on this car right now by trading it in for a different car.
Ditto on the financial loss.

The reason no dealers are fixing the cars are because TSB 11-12-13 only states to proceed if there is an external leakage of transmission fluid. As far as I know, you'll essentially need 2 failed seals. If just the internal seals are leaking, it destroys the clutch pack, but you're screwed because the dealer won't open the darn thing up!
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