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65 Ford galaxie 500 needs a rear seal, leaking trans fluid.

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Mechanic said it need a...
65 Ford galaxie 500 needs a rear seal, leaking trans fluid. Mechanic said it need a trans pump....not so sure....
JA: What is the color and consistency of the fluid? And where exactly are you finding it?
Customer: Perfect pink no smell hard to see where as it pretty wet under there
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 65 Ford Galaxy 500
JA: What year is your Ford?
Customer: 1965
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Ita at a trans shop now but the estimate see,s high
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Was taking 1 litre of fluid every fill up
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Ford
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Hello, just to clarify the rear transmission seal is leaking but they want to pull the transmission and replace the pump as well?

Was it shifting properly even with the leak?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Yea the guy said it was coming out pretty quick
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I mean we drive it 600 miles after it had been sitting for years. Drove like a dream. I just kept filling the fluid when we filled gas. All highway driving
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