[DML] Transmission Problem - any ideas
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[DML] Transmission Problem - any ideas



My car has a manual transmission. I noticed slight slippage over the course of a few weeks (the car was in gear but wouldn't move as if in neutral). Then one night coming home doing 45mph complete slippage. Also noticed a very bad smell I could only describe as 'burning oil'.

Drove slow and made it home and parked the car. Went out to the garage 2 hrs later and the 'burning oil' smell was so bad I thought the car was on fire. Also, a large pool of transmission fluid had dumped out of the gearbox onto the floor (by large I mean the whole area under the rear of the car was a swimming pool).

I start the car regularly and drive it up and down the drive way 50' or so. Gears still work. Car moves. But that 'burning oil' smell is always present.

Any ideas what this can be?



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