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Posted - 26 Aug 2016 :  02:06:28 Show Profile Reply with Quote
I'm wondering if anybody has experience with what to do with a leaky transaxle plug. It's torqued down all the way but I'm getting noticeable drips right under the plug. Does anybody know of a sealant I could use, or a solution for fixing this?


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Posted - 26 Aug 2016 :  04:58:49 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Have you tried pipe thread tape? I've never had to seal one up (yet), but the tape or maybe a thick spray like copper gasket material. I'd try tape first, and build it up if necessary. All FWIW of course...
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Posted - 26 Aug 2016 :  11:08:43 Show Profile Visit melle's Homepage Reply with Quote
I've used PTFE/ thread tape and successfully but I use a smear of Elring Dirko sealant now as it works more conveniently and it smells good as a bonus!
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