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Old 10-04-2012, 12:41 PM   #92
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Originally Posted by pozi240 View Post
No, I didn't see any oil, BUT, I have a maintenance pkg, so, the dealer does it all..., I will say my transimission did have some oil "oozing" down the outside (the dealer showed it to me today) and it had been there for some time.....
If it's actually oil, that's probably bad... If it's slick, it's transmission fluid and you'll need to get TSB 11-12-13 applied. If it's viscous and sticky/honey colored, it's rust inhibitor applied during manufacturing and that's nothing to be alarmed about.
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