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Old 06-17-2007, 11:49 PM
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Default transmission dipstick tube o-ring

This is in regard to a 93 Ram. Truthfully, I'm not sure which transmission is in it, but it's got a 3.9 V6, and is an automatic.

The transmission dipstick filler tube is leaking a bit down by the end that goes into the transmission. It's minor, but I wanna go ahead and replace the o-ring. Anyone know how much fluid might come out when I remove the tube?

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Old 06-18-2007, 01:39 AM
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Default RE: transmission dipstick tube o-ring

None should come out unless the tranny is overfull.
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Old 06-18-2007, 04:57 PM
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Default RE: transmission dipstick tube o-ring

This problem has come up a few times over at another Dodge forum for both the Ram Vans and Trucks. The earlier vintage trannys just need an o-ring while the newer trannys need a special sized seal of some type.

Most of the time, the leaking of fluid bypassing the seal/o-ring is due to heavy loads or traveling up and down various hills and grades.

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Old 06-30-2007, 09:40 PM
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Default RE: transmission dipstick tube o-ring

Thanks for the replies. When I pulled the tube out, transmission fluid starting pouring out......Gonna wait on this.....very minor moves a little when removing the dipstick, and we're talking 2-3 drops here.....gonne replace it when I replace the fluid.

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