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Transmission leak vp 5l ute

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Hi I am hoping one of you guys can help me out. I have a massive trans leak from the pan gasket. I replaced the gasket but its still pouring out. I am not %100 sure how that stupid half round thing goes I cant remember the name of it. Itn goes between the trans and motor. I think that is what is causing the problem it seems to be a bit bent out of shape PLZ PLZ can someone help me with this.
 

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the round thingy that cover the torque converter is the dust shield. it shouldn't effect the sump pan/gasket.

what type of gasket have you used? if you over tighten it you can squeeze the gasket out causing a leak.

are you certain that it's leaking from the sump gasket?
 

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You could have a dead torque converter seal or front trans seal. Get a quote from a trans specialist to fix it, depending on the state of the torque converter and the pump you could be up for $1000 to 1500.
If they are talking that kind of money I'd start looking in the parts for sale forum for a trans to swap in or a 5 speed conversion.
My own experience saw the cost climbing from a few hundred to over a grand as problems were uncovered. If I'd known upfront I would have gone with a manual conversion.
 

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Hello crappy VN driver. I bought a gasket and filter from car parts plus. Yes I am certain its leaking from the sump gasket %100. I think I have overtightened it now. I was hoping that might stop the leak but it didnt. I didnt put the dust sheild on properly coz when I started it up it was makin a hell of a noise but the leak had gone but once I fitted it correctly the leak started. Does the lip of the dust cover tuck under the sump gasket or what? Will I be able to reuse the gasket or would it be useless now?
 

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you may need to pull the sump off and check the gasket. really depends on how much you over tightened it.
 
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