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: 110,500 (88,000–133,000)
4 model years affected: 1999, 2002, 2008, 2009
6 people reported this problem
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