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My car is leaking transmission fluid-1999 Ford Escort. I put in Lucas, that seemed to help, but I might have to take out the engine and have the mechanics replace the seal. Do you think I should attempt that, or should I wait and see if Lucas works? Thank you. Sharon

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Lori Johnson, Owner and Instructor at Ladies Start Your Engines Dear Sharon, My experience has been that additives for "fixes" are only a way to extend your time a little until you can get the real problem fixed. You need to find out what the real problem is and why it's leaking, then I would weigh out the options of whether you think it's worth fixing. Many times these additives only create more problems. Lori

Patty Streeter,  at AskPatty.com Sharon, Check out our expert's advice. I suggest you take your car to your local authorized dealership or to an ASE certified technician. You can find a certified tech near you by searching here: http://www.ase.com/bluesealsearch/locator.php

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