2013 8-spd .... tranny leak

willee51

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Well............

Hey that's a victory they found it on the second try! Let's make a bet on the parts to dealer. How long will it take? I say - 3 weeks. Anyone else?

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Chrysler Customer Service called to say the parts would be in next week :popcorn::Frustrated:
 

willee51

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Seems to be fixed............

The second repair attempt to fix the transmission leak, so far, seems to be the charm :party52:

They replaced the two O-rings on the inlet/outlet of the transmission heater, the size of which would slip over my little finger. One appeared to have been flattened on one side during assembly!

This may not be an isolated event as Chrysler Engineering told them were to look for the leak, on this 2-ne repair!

The damaged O-ring was sent overnight to Chrysler!!

8-hrs later and NO-drips at yet :party52:
 
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deathwarden5

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First off... the oil pan is plastic. Not carbon fiber. Whoever is feeding you that is blowing smoke.

Generally there are only two common leaks on these ZF transmissions. Oil pan/gasket. And then the transmission connector sleeve seal (round electrical connector, right rear of the transmission, right above of the pan).

I personally have never seen or heard of cooler/heater pipes leak at the transmission (other than incorrect installation). I would say it is probably a one-off occurrence, and wont be a re-occurring problem.
 

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This is what warranties are for, seams like a really small issue that they handled. Plus they don't have to provide loaners and you got one for an oil leak, sounds like they really took care of you.
 
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