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Whining Noise and Leak - Flywheel/Trans Bellhousing

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Hey everyone, 2007 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L V6 194K miles.

I have a whining noise coming from where the flywheel and transmission bellhousing mate. It's leaking in that area as well. My first thought is a bearing, and maybe the main rear seal is shot.

I'm looking for any advice on what to check. I am going to do some transmission work this weekend and it'll be up on a lift, so that'll be when I can access the undercarriage. I attached a video of the noise.

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