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Puddle of oil?!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Pookster, Jul 4, 2004.

  1. Pookster

    Pookster 1/2 ton status

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    So I havent driven my k5 for a while- namely all of about 3 weeks. I go look at it today, and I find a puddle of... oil??? This is really odd- its comming from between the t-case and the tranny. At first, I was gonna think rear main seal-

    I havent had the guts yet to go check out what color the fluid is- maybe the seal between the tranny and the t-case is toast?
     
  2. Hossbaby50

    Hossbaby50 3/4 ton status

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    208's are notorious for leaking from the slipyoke. Mine does. It could also be the pan gasket on the tranny or who knows. You got to check it out. If it is in the tranny/tcase area I will bet the fluid is red. Both the 700R4 and 208 use ATF.

    Harley
     
  3. Pookster

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    its never leaked before- And I know its not from the slip yolk, its from the front of the t-case, where the tranny and tcase meets. This seems like a less than fun repair- THough I think I still have warranty. lol...
     
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    STrangely enough.. it looks like.. motor oil- it shows no sign of being red at all. Will have to double check everything...
     
  5. diesel4me

    diesel4me 1 ton status Premium Member

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    If its motor oil you should check and make sure its not coming from a bad oil sending unit or the valve covers leaking onto the bellhousing before you even think about pulling the pan to do a rear main seal. /forums/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
     

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