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Old 03-12-2020, 08:43 PM   #1
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Question Please tell me this is my axle and not my transmission leaking.

Took my rear plate off today because I'm replacing my headers/cats and i came across this atrocity. It's super dirty because i don't have the under-body shield but you can see that this is a current leak and not just some old oil. Do any of you guys have experience with this? Thanks!

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Old 03-12-2020, 08:57 PM   #2
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Since the boot side is dry and the transmission side is wet, I'm going to say that it looks like a trans seal is leaking.
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Old 03-12-2020, 09:44 PM   #3
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Yep trans seal. That clutch dust is abrasive. Mine didn't get as bad as yours. When you buy the seal get the Porsche, not OEM seal. It is a much better seal.


NOTE The link to the transmission manual is no longer working

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