is this leak from the plug of seal? - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 07-14-2009, 08:53 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
kdukes4's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Maine
Posts: 679
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?

Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCN0774.jpg
Views:	5
Size:	113.3 KB
ID:	9711

__________________
'04 tj, d44s & arb's
kdukes4 is offline   Quote
Old 07-14-2009, 09:52 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
jpdocdave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: beach park, il
Posts: 8,162
Images: 7
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.

__________________
"The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the Presidency. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president."
http://mybroadband.co.za/photos/data...re_cowbell.gif
jpdocdave is offline   Quote
Old 07-14-2009, 10:15 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
yjwes's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: howell nj
Posts: 369
looks like the metal has become porous from rust
yjwes is offline   Quote
Old 07-15-2009, 07:05 AM   #4
Jeeper
 
kdukes4's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Maine
Posts: 679
Quote:
Originally Posted by yjwes View Post
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!
__________________
'04 tj, d44s & arb's
kdukes4 is offline   Quote
Old 07-17-2009, 02:21 AM   #5
Newb
 
hishamsTJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: muscat oman
Posts: 8
Send a message via MSN to hishamsTJ
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 …….
__________________
Don't Compare your jeep with anyother 4WD in this world. If you do so, you are insulting your JEEP
hishamsTJ is offline   Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
transfer case output seal stalin440 TJ General Discussion Forum 5 05-08-2012 07:31 AM
front main seal leak? rocku05 TJ Tech Forum 1 06-07-2009 07:58 PM
T-Case drain plug parts? White93ARB General Jeep Discussion 21 12-09-2007 11:00 PM
'94 YJ Dana 30 Right front inner seal install? scootertrash19 YJ Tech Forum 3 07-04-2007 11:36 PM
leak bzserv5057 TJ General Discussion Forum 3 07-27-2006 04:03 PM



Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:35 PM.


User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC