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Its leaking transmission fluid frm the seal that connects the engine to transmission...would that be the front pump seal or something else?

(1999 Ford Escort)
in Piqua, OH on May 12, 2016
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on May 12, 2016
It could be , but that could also end up being an expensive wrong guess! Best to clean area thoroughly and put a 'tracer dye' in it and check with an ultra violet light and glasses to verify the source first.
on May 14, 2016
If trans fluid is leaking from the bell housing , then yes it would be the front pump seal or pump o-ring. You can't see it. You will have to pull the trans and inspect. Look for wear on the torque converter and the bushing in the pump.
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