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How to Replace a Transmission Pan Gasket


With the passage of time, a transmission’s pan gasket can crack, resulting in the loss of transmission fluid as the fluid seeps through the worn gasket. Hiring a professional to replace the transmission pan gasket is one way to remedy the problem, but can be an expensive fix. Thankfully, replacement transmission pan gaskets are readily available at most major automotive supply stores. Follow the steps below to replace a transmission pan gasket.

Step 1

Ensure that the engine and transmission are cool to avoid burns.

Step 2

Raise the vehicle with a jack and support the vehicle with jack stands.