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Plymouth voyager 1997 voyager: Hi, My sons transmission fluid

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Hi, My sons transmission fluid is bubbling in air vent, what is the problem. He is in BC on the road with 2 little kids
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 4 years ago.

tims auto repair :

hi

tims auto repair :

please explain

tims auto repair :

is the fluid blowing out of the dipstick?

JACUSTOMER-aauoy5pa- :

no just out of the over flow

tims auto repair :

how long has it been doing this?

JACUSTOMER-aauoy5pa- :

1000KM since transmission rebuilt trouble for 2 weeks approximatelu

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

does it have all gears...is it working correctly?

JACUSTOMER-aauoy5pa- :

20,000 km since transmission rebuilt, has been doing this for a week , son says is is bubbling out dip stick and onto motor and smells burnt. having trouble family in vehicle

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

does it seem to shift correctly?

JACUSTOMER-aauoy5pa- :

no problem shifting just bubbling and stinking

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

if it is coming out of the vent

tims auto repair :

it sounds as if you have too much fluid in it

tims auto repair :

it is over full

JACUSTOMER-aauoy5pa- :

Will ask son, he is 1200 miles away someone said it could be the hydraulic pump. but wife did top up transmission. what vent do you mean

tims auto repair :

if it is coming out of the transmission vent

tims auto repair :

it is over full

tims auto repair :

i would think she put too much fluid in it

tims auto repair :

it will quit blowing it out when it gets enough out of it for it not to be too full

JACUSTOMER-aauoy5pa- :

would that be where the manifold is to cause stink ?

tims auto repair :

yes

tims auto repair :

it could be blowing it on the exhaust manifold

tims auto repair :

but

tims auto repair :

if it is leaking where the transmission joins the engine..you may have a big problem,,,the front seal may be blown

tims auto repair :

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