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post #1 of 3 Old 08-05-2009, 10:36 AM Thread Starter
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transmission pan seal

What is the best seal for a transmission pan that is not perfectly flat? Are some gaskets better than others? What about silicon only? I have heard about rubber encapsulated metal gaskets but don't know where to find them.

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post #2 of 3 Old 08-05-2009, 11:54 AM
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rubber encapsulated metal gaskets are the best IMO (pictured on the right), especially if you have a problem sealing. I believe I got mine at the dealership, but I would check rockauto first

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post #3 of 3 Old 08-05-2009, 12:24 PM
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how warped is the pan? If it is a lot you may be better off finding a new pan in a junk yard or replacing it

I would use a gasket also though.

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