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Old 07-14-2009, 09:53 PM   #1
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is this leak from the plug of seal?

easy enough fix, just cant determine where its coming from by looking at it with my untrained eye. i just wiped up around the plug and the bottom of the differential where the oil was accumulating. opinions?

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Old 07-14-2009, 10:52 PM   #2
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first make sure the diff isn't too full. on level ground pull the rubber fill plug. if oil comes out it was too full. it is way too common for people to overfill them, and it will cause problems like this, and also leaky axle seals.

i'd bet its just too full. let all the fluid come out the fill hole, then reinstall the plug. clean it off w/ brake clean or degreaser, and see if it happens again.

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Old 07-14-2009, 11:15 PM   #3
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looks like the metal has become porous from rust
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Old 07-15-2009, 08:05 AM   #4
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looks like the metal has become porous from rust
lets hope not.... just checked it this morning and i have a straight line of oil coming from the plug. now i've got something to do when i get out of work! yah!
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Old 07-17-2009, 03:21 AM   #5
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check ur diff regularly to avoid this problem I don’t think that ur diff is full its clear that u have serious leak in it u should check ur diff seal …….
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