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That looks to be where the transmission bellhousing meets the engine block. If that's the spot, the leak is most likely the rear main seal. This is where the engine crankshaft comes out of the engine and the place where the flexplate (assuming an automatic transmission) connects to it. There is a seal which circles the crankshaft. A leak where you're showing ...


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The only thing you can really look at is the transmission fluid, unless you want to look at the transmission itself. Transmission fluid is part lubricant, part hydraulic fluid, the engine spinning pumps the fluid around the transmission making the whole thing work. More engine power pumps more fluid, ordinarily idle RPM is enough for smooth operation but if ...


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This is Rev hang. It releases less emissions than a standard manual gearshift. Modern car manufacturers have strict emissions guidelines to meet and in a manual transmission the ECU has less control of the engine and thus less control of emissions released. Keeping the throttle open after a gear change allows airflow to the engine to combust all remaining ...


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