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Old 07-19-2010, 08:41 PM   #1
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Transfer case leak

I noticed that I have a leak (more like a seepage) from the seal on my transfer case.

At first I was thinking - meh - I need a SYE anyway, so I'll just wait until I get that.

Well after figuring out the price of a SYE:
rear upper CA's
SYE kit
new DS
Probably around ~$1,000
Can't afford that right now!

So I attached the pic where the seepage seems to be coming from. Can someone explain to me how to fix this, or link me to a description somewhere? I can't seem to find anything.

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Old 07-19-2010, 08:44 PM   #2
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I have the same thing.

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I have the same thing.
And what are you doing about it?



Mine seems to be leaking roughly a 1/4 of a teaspoon every few weeks, but I don't wanna let it go. My luck it'll run dry.
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can't tell from pic where it's leaking from. chances are it's the rear seal. just pry out and tap in new one. can you mark with a paint pen or something to show the leak?
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Its just normal wear and tear, mine does it too. If you want you could just buy and replace the seal to save T-case fluid until you get the $$$ for the SYE
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It is seeping from right there.
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Old 07-19-2010, 08:59 PM   #7
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Gasket? I'm not sure if theres one between there
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Old 07-19-2010, 09:05 PM   #8
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And what are you doing about it?



Mine seems to be leaking roughly a 1/4 of a teaspoon every few weeks, but I don't wanna let it go. My luck it'll run dry.
I took it wheeling Saturday, and just checked it before I went. It was only a little low and I refilled it. I'm going to let somebody fix it soon thought.
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Gasket? I'm not sure if theres one between there
There has to be. I am just wondering if it is OK to use some RTV to fix it up.

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