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Old 01-10-2018, 03:47 PM
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Originally Posted by snik View Post
Sorry to dig up a blast from the past. That's where mine is leaking from. Is it ok to pull it and change it and plug that cable back in. Or should I wait until it's time to do the fluid and filter again.
Basically, do I need inside access to change the seal sleeve?
You have to drop the entire transmission pan off to get at the sealing sleeve release tab/lever, so yes, you will be doing a fluid change (or at least a big top-up).

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