Having problems with your 1996 Volvo 960 ?

I have a 1997 volvo 960 with a 2.9 engine, i have a oil leak which I think is the rear main seal but there's a slim chance it maybe coming from higher up on the back side of the engine. is there a sending unit or something of that natuere that is a common area on the backside that might be the cause of this leak that anyone might know of i can check before facing the doom of pulling the auto trans?

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