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mikes right either the engine or transmission got to come out. 135000 miles is not a lot of miles, if the car is otherwise sound $400 is reasonable to fix this.
Pulling the trans is sometimes the easier of the two because you do not have to haul the trans all the way out of the car in many instances, People often use a steel bar and chain braced across the engine compartment to support it after they have unbolted it (and there are posts from people who have done that, on this forum.) And just push the engine and trans apart to give yourself enough room to change the seal, you only need about a foot or less clearance to pry it out and change it.
Complications are that the cv drive axles must come out to take the trans out. (I'd change the driveaxles while they were out if they've never been done, that would be less then $200 more - but of course you don't have to change them if they don't need it.)
Like i said if the car is otherwise sound, you can go ahead and just keep driving it and hope the seal doesn't give up totally, until you can fix it or get rid of the car. Summertime is coming so i'd use 30w oil or 20w50 to slow the leak a little bit possibly. I have driven several cars that needed a quart of oil at every tank of gas and often drove them for years like that. This oil leak is really no big deal at the moment, except if you are hardcore green environmental advocate or one of those type of global warming people with more money and time on their hands then me.