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Leaky diff

Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:48 pm
by Jamie25
Whilst replacing my exhaust yesterday I noticed signs of oil leaking from the diff...
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Is this the 'nose' oil seal failing? I understand this can be changed without removing the whole diff, if that right?

Everywhere else on the diff seemed dry.

Leaky diff

Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:12 pm
by Thrustyjust
Cant really see the leak. If you are meaning the prop shaft seal , then you can potentially change that seal , but you need to remove the prop , strip out the flange, replace the seal and then importantly pre-load the flange and nut back on. Then refit the prop. To me, I cant see enough oil weep to worry about it at the moment. I would check the diff oil level is correct though and top up and monitor,

Leaky diff

Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:47 pm
by Jamie25
Not the clearest photo in hindsight. It's the darker area indicated below. It's not dripping but is wet.
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