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Rear main seal leak in F163 engine

Rear main seal has been replaced 2 times engine just had complete rebuild in april seal is leaking bad already is there a update replacement seal for the old style rope seal and where can i get one if so

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Don't know if there is an updated seal available but if the machine is eating seals that fast you need to carefully check the flex plate that couples the PTO shaft of the engine to the rotor shaft of the generator. If it is bent, cracked, or out of balance you'll eat seals due to vibrating the back end of the crankshaft around.

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