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2002 Toyota Celica Question: 2002 celica/229,000 miles leaked oil, mechanic to drop transmission & chg seal

 

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nona54, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Luthersville, GA, October 30, 2011, 10:49
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car just leaked at least 2 qts of oil from engine at once, when I turned it off in driveway,mechanic said that he has to drop transmission and replace seal. He said it will cost @ least $700-800.

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    mastertech6371 October 30, 2011, 17:40
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    if he is right about the rear main, yes that is accurate. with the mileage you have, i would not be surprised if the rear main bearing is bad causing the seal to leak. ask him to check that as well.

    Roy

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, October 30, 2011, 20:09
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    About 8 hours labor either auto or manual.

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