Don't know about the cost of the front cover leak, but the tranny leak is a *free* fix.
A used car ritual should be to change all fluids and filters, regardless of when last done, just to have a good starting point. Have the tranny fluid & filter changed and you get the seeping pan gasket fixed free in the deal
'73 280SEL 4.5 (9/72)- RIP
Only 8,173 units built from 5/71 thru 11/72
'02 CLK320 Cabriolet - wifey's mid-life crisis
2012 VW Jetta Sportwagon TDI...at least its a diesel
Non illegitemae carborundum.