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Old 08-28-2008, 06:31 PM
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Strange fluid leak

My '80 450sl never leaked before. Until I parked it for 3 months. I just noticed a big fluid stain under the transmission, and the fluid was not showing on the dipstick. It has never leaked before, when I was driving it regularly. What would cause it to leak while parked?

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Old 08-29-2008, 12:06 PM
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only logical conclusion if it is tranny fluid is a poor pan to engine seal, or converter plug seal

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