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    Default Grrrr Big gearbox oil leak...HELP

    Well folks i came out of work the other day to drive home to find it sitting in a rather large puddle of gearbox oil. The RAC man seemed to think it was coming from the bell housing somewhere but couldt see were exacly. I was wundering if anyone else has had this and what it was....

    please hurry as im driving an avensis estate at the min and its rubbish compared to the mighty CDTI 150 2006 47,000 miles (when its running)

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    sounds like your rear crank seal has given up Tomb.

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    possibly the oil seal where the driveshaft enters the gearbox.

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    Is it gearbox oil (red), clutch fluid (clear, smells like brake fluid) or engine oil (brown/black)?

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    Just got word back from the garage its the diff the bearings collasped and the diff has worn a hole in the casing recon gear box was quoted £1300 fitted

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