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MAIN ENGINE SEAL

LEAKS OIL IN BETWEEN ENGINE AND TRANSMISION REPLACE WITH NEW ONE AND IT CAME OFF AGAIN.

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I think mabe you have to much oil pressure . over fill maybe or next time put one on use oil to coat the seal then slide it on oil will help it to swell.

Posted on Oct 05, 2008

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