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Old 11-02-2011, 04:28 PM   Thread Starter #1
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Alright so i was under my car last night fixing the ballasts on my HIDs in my fogs when i looked over by my transmission and saw that it looked like it was leaking. after inspecting it further, it looks to be the TransAxle seal that is leaking.

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My question is, Why is the fluid look purple??? What would make it prurple??? i didnt run over "Grimace".... lol.

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Maybe its the Transmission fluid mixed with dirt and then heat changed it purple?!?! i have no clue...

The repair will be done under warranty so im not worried about that, i just was wondering why purple fluid. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!! Thanks!
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Old 11-02-2011, 04:43 PM   #2
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The "Evil" Grimace!

Not sure on the purple but at least you under warranty.
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No clue on the purple fluid, what year is your car?
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Default Re: Trans-Axle Seal Problem

yeah, that was the first thing i thought of... i said "transmission... CVT..... 100k mile warranty! woo!" lol.

i have a 2007 with approx. 70k miles on it.
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Default Re: Trans-Axle Seal Problem

The CVT fluid should be either a greenish color, or a honey color...never seen purple...
I thought you had a 6.5 gen!
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Default Re: Trans-Axle Seal Problem

I do have a 6.5 gen! Lol.

I was kinda hoping the tranny fluid was purple. Just so I knew what it was. Lol.
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I do have a 6.5 gen! Lol.

I was kinda hoping the tranny fluid was purple. Just so I knew what it was. Lol.
I bought some from my local dealer, and it was green. I bought some from Raul, and it was honey colored...maybe they put die in it for some reason?

I know you have a 6.5 gen now...I was saying that I had thought that you did, and you confirmed it!!!

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ohhhh haha i seeeee!
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Your car bleeds purple, I dont know brah.
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Your car bleeds purple, I dont know brah.
haha, the blood of a beast!!! my beast is wounded!! lol
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yeah ive seen purple transmission fluids for CVT , sounds normally, havent seen green yet...
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well that makes me feel a little better. lol
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