[80] [tech] oil colour of diff

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Pete,
Sounds like a knackers oil seal as u predicted.
Lal
-----Original Message-----
From: [Email address removed] [mailto:[Email address removed]]On
Behalf Of Peter Browning
Sent: Sunday, April 10, 2005 3:37 AM
To: [Email address removed]
Subject: Re: [ELCO] JB's gear oil
John
I had similar black gunk, like thin black treacle come out of my front
diff when I drained it a few weeks ago. The rear contained normal looking
oil.
I did wonder if the diff oil had got contaminated with swivel grease which
I think would indicate a knackered axle oil seal. Any thoughts anyone.
Get a blowtorch on the refil / drain nut housings to try and loosen
them... BUT make sure you can get the refil plug out BEFORE you drain the
oil!! It's a pig if you drain it and then find you can't get any oil back
in! :)
Pete
95 FJZ80
Worcester England
 
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