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Old 07-24-2013, 03:54 PM   #1
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Oil leak near gearbox

First post here.

Quite newbie in the car mechanics as well.

What does this oil leak bring to your mind?

The car is a Ford Focus 2000 (1.6L manual) wagon. No modifications (as far as I know). Swedish version (or whatever version they sell in Sweden, maybe just European). 118000KM (75000 miles).

Motor oil level is normal.


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Old 07-30-2013, 01:11 PM   #2
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No one ever saw that?
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Old 07-30-2013, 01:21 PM   #3
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Can't really see anything there...it will usually leak from somewhere where there's a seal, like at the axles. Whatever that black box is, it appears to be unique to the European model.
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Old 07-30-2013, 03:44 PM   #4
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It looks like a cable shifting mechanism.

YouTube: How To Fix Sloppy Ford Focus Shifting - IB5 Transmission.
About 8:44 he puts a plastic cover back on.
The cables look similar at about 0:40 in the video.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7I3eKIpfqs
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Old 07-31-2013, 03:08 PM   #5
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Thanks a lot, on the same video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7I3eKIpfqs) at 1:41 on the bottom left of the box there seems to be a leak from the screw. Does anyone know what is there?
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