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Its a prado 96 auto. Changed motor to 98 manual prado

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Its a prado 96...

Its a prado 96 auto. Changed motor to 98 manual prado motor..now trans fluid is leaking out n slipping.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the color and consistency of the fluid? And where exactly are you finding it?

Kept it auto

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 98 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Was 96 auto. Put 98 manual motor but kept it auto.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Fluid leaking out near torque converter n smoking bad. Y is it leaking

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I am sorry that you have not been helped yet. I just came online and saw your question.

Based upon description, either you cut the torque converter lip seal on installation or the torque converter is not fitting correctly and causing the leak. You will need to pull it to inspect for a cut seal and proper fitment

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