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What Could Cause a Transmission Leak?

Ask anyone who knows cars what kind of leak they dread the most, and they’ll probably say an automatic transmission fluid leak. Automatic transmissions are incredibly complex, and they’re not easily accessible.

If you have to drop a transmission and replace lines or a seal, you’re looking at a lot of time, money and effort. Your vehicle will also be out of service for a long time. Since some transmission aren’t easily serviced, even if you’re mechanically inclined, you’ll likely have to take it to a professional transmission shop and pay their high rates.

Thankfully, we have a better solution. For mild to moderate automatic transmission fluid leaks, our Bar’s Leaks products are your fast, affordable and…

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Why Does an Automatic Transmission Leak?

An automatic transmission is a hard-working part of any vehicle. Multiple gears are spinning at high speeds as you drive, and these gears need constant lubrication. That’s what your automatic transmission fluid is for — to help dissipate the heat generated from the mechanical movement.

Many modern automatic transmissions are sealed and shouldn’t require regular service, but that doesn’t mean they can’t suffer a leak. Older transmissions are obviously more prone to leaks and need to be checked frequently for the proper transmission fluid level.

Running an automatic transmission with low (or no) fluid is a big no-no. Your transmission isn’t designed to operate without fluid, and when the oil isn’t present to lubricate the gears, metal-on-metal…

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Bar’s Leaks Tech Minute: Dual Cavity Engine, Automatic Transmission and Power Steering Repair

Here’s a quick Bar’s Leaks Tech Minute describing our dual cavity Engine Repair (p/n 1000), Automatic Transmission Repair (p/n 1400), and Power Steering Repair (p/n 1600).  If you haven’t looked into our dual cavity technology, it’s time to learn about the next-generation of automotive performance chemicals.

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Bar’s Leaks Engine Repair

Bar’s Leaks Automatic Transmission Repair

Bar’s Leaks Power Steering Repair