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1990 Jeep Wrangler Question: oil leak behind engine, dripping off trany cover? or something else?



, 4.2L 6 Cylinder, New Baltimore, MI, July 20, 2011, 21:40

appears to be motor oil/ dripping by manual transmission.

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, July 21, 2011, 01:16

    It could be so many things that it is hard to guess without cleaning the oil away and looking for the leak. If it is coming from inside the transmission bell housing it may be the crankshaft rear main seal or the transmission input seal. Make sure it is not a valve cover gasket that is actually leaking and dripping downward.

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