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Transmission line leak

04 4.7L HO with 545RFE.

I have a leak where the transmission line runs into the radiator. Basically its leaking at the coupling. It would be a easier fix if the lower radiator hose wasn't there. Is there a gasket in that coupling that could be the issue? Also if someone knows if I disconnect it to either replace or put thread tape on there, how much fluid will I be wearing.

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Re: Transmission line leak

You could try loosen it and fasten it again, that will sometimes help. There is no gasket or seal, just metal to metal contact. I did remove my lines when replacing the radiator and didnīt see much fluid coming out.
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Re: Transmission line leak

Cool. Instead of tape, I'll probably use Hi temp RTF on the threads.
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Re: Transmission line leak

Reached up with a 22mm wrench and it was a little loose. Now good to roll.
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Re: Transmission line leak

Good! We all like those easy fixes!
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