Mercury
Sable
7

Transmission (Red) or Power Transfer Unit (PTU) (Brown) Fluid Leaks at Axle Area on Mercury Sable

Problem Description and Possible Solution

A leaking axle shaft seal and / or PTU cover seal can cause transmission (red) or Power Transfer Unit (PTU) (brown) fluid leaks at the axle area. The axle shaft seal and / or PTU cover seal may be leaking and should be replaced as required.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 93,260 (81,000–110,780)
3 model years affected: 2002, 2008, 2009
7 people reported this problem
Comments
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I'm just now learning about this problem I came across this website and I was hoping I could get some advice or if I went to say a quick oil change Lube center and had a transmission flush and Gasket replace and filter with that take care of it or is it not the pain at all transmission fluid kind of leaks when I drive not idle or parked
Transaxle seal. 1400$ fix
See fluid leaking on the floor of garage.