I was pulling a heavily loaded trailer for about 60 miles today, and started smelling something smokey. I got home 2 miles later and noticed tranny fluid dripping out of tranny between bell housing. It drips/pours out quite a bit when motor is running and the truck will not move.
Has my transmission been damaged? on 1997 Ford F-250
by rb4444 in Charlotte, NC on September 29, 2013
ANSWER by mrfordman on September 30, 2013
the transmission has got hot and blew out the front pump seal. have seen a lot of these trucks do this. have to pull trans and torque converter to replace seal. probably not hurt trans. get it to a shop that works on transmissions.
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