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Re: Rear Crank Seal Problem

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Subject: Re: Rear Crank Seal Problem
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2001 12:10:36 -0700
I think your diagnosis is correct. You will want to replace all the clutch
components while you're at it. The disc is probably oily, anyway. Also
consider the pilot bushing, front tranny seal.

on 9/2/01 7:31 PM, at wrote:

> Hey Group,
> I have a problem.  My oil consumption is way up, there's no oil smoke out of
> the pipe. No significant oil drips around the top of the engine.  When I get
> under the car, I see the bottom of the bell housing is wet.  If the car is
> sitting I don't have appreciable leaking.   I only 'loose it' when the  car
> is on ( oil is pressurized ).  I went through about 2 quarts in the last 200
> or so miles.
> So....I'm thinking the rear engine seal.  Can this be anything else?  If it
> is, are there any good sites or resources on how to replace the sealt?  When
> the engine is out, are any other things I should do while I have it opened
> up?
> Best Regards,
> Alex Greenberg
> Member:  Connecticut MG Club
> 1976  MBG fair weather Daily Driver.  "Junior"
> 1993  Subaru Legacy LE - painfully reliable automobile
> 1974  Ducati 750GT - exquisitely beautiful Motorcycle


Max Heim
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