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I have a gear box leak on a Duke softserve ice cream machine at one of my Dairy Queen stores. Usually when a problem arises at one of my stores I go and fix it. My Omaha store is a little over 4 hours away so I called in a professional to diagnose the problem who lives in Omaha and he said there is a leak in the gearbox he recommends replacing the gearbox. It's a little over a thousand dollars to replace. Can I get some advice on this from someone who knows a little about gear boxes. I would think maybe the seal is all it needs and I can do that?

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Yes if the gear box is leaking it's a gasket or seal and can be fixed. The only way the box it's self would need to be replaced is the machined surfaces were worn.

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