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- Oct 13, 2020
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- Frankfort Illinois
- 2015 Acura MDX; 2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid
- retired Endodontist (root canal specialist) and Clinical Assistant Professor
Thank you for the explanation. It reminds me of when I owned a Lexus RX 300 and they had to replace the transmission on my brand new car! I was sick about it and wondered if the car would ever be the same but it turned out fine and I kept it for years. I guess the casting for the transmission housing had a flaw and there was a crack in it. I never saw transmission fluid on the garage floor but they had a TSB to check all of them and mine had this flaw.I'm sure it's from below. it will require disconnecting both rear axles, so I'm confident they'll be removing the whole underbody panel. It's bound to be a heavy piece, so I expect they will be using a lift. Unlike removing a hood to directly lower an engine into an ICE car, you can't directly lower this unit in from the back without carefully bringing a lift arm inside the cargo area to lower it down. The latter just doesn't make sense.