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



Transmission seal leaked and soaked the clutch in oil would be my guess.  It explains both problems..


--- On Tue, 3/2/10, daviddelorean <daviddelorean@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: daviddelorean <daviddelorean@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [DML] Transmission Problem - any ideas
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Tuesday, March 2, 2010, 8:33 PM
> 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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