If My Transmission Leaks When It Is Parked, Is It Serious?
All transmission leaks need to be investigated. Transmission fluid is dyed green or red so it can easily be identified.
If your transmission leaks when it is parked, you need to investigate the fluid closer. Touch the oil with your fingers or a paper towel. What color is it? If it is green or red you probably have an issue with your transmission leaking. If the fluid is is black or clear your leak probably does not involve the transmission.
A minor transmission leak by itself is not all that serious. If your transmission fluid levels are okay, It should be good enough to drive, but you need to check your transmission fluid levels each day so you do not let the fluid levels get low.
If your transmission is leaking or you are worried you have transmission problems, read the full article 5 Must-Know Signs of A Failing Transmission!
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