Not sure what to do next. There was oil on the pan, and i was able to crawl under and look up towards the top of the engine. If its engine oil then it is a slightly bigger job to get that seal between the engine and the flywheel removed and replaced. This is due to your password not being migrated across during our conversion. If its from the gearbox, then its the seal around the thrust rod.
Got the car back and noticed a strong smell which stopped after the first day. I had it up on the lift today to do the oil change and once over. I see leaking rear mains a fair bit, often the same cars year after year, very few people chose to replace them if its just reported on routine servicing. How can I tell what it is? In the video above, we show you how to fix minor oil leaks in your 2002 Volkswagen Golf. I bought some Lucas Hub oil for semis at Carquest today-said it can help seal or dry up leaks. And 1 qt over 7k miles sounds about right.
Not by accident at least. Im having problems engaging my gears sometimes and Ive read changing the gear oil should help, is this true?! We find this decision to be unlawful as the document refers to 'all' models having the defect and they refuse to fix brand new vehicles and say it's normal. When you say that a scraping transmission is normal in court it's perjury. If its on a drive, you can use a peice of wood, or similar, so it cant blow away, and if needed, staple paper to it. Is this quite major and an essential thing to get repaired, and if so is it likely to be expensive? Now I have to wait to see if my auto loan company First Investors will process the Substitution of Collateral request. A lot of people would never have known its even there, and just bought it.
The seal cost R35 by them. The oil level in the gearbox is a delicate balance between enough oil to fill the entire lubrication circuit during operation and the lowest oil-sump level. The service department has failed to do their job so far in finding the leak which is the reason specifically for the service visit. As it cools after turbine operation, a vacuum pulls in air from the nacelle. How big of a job is the valve cover gasket? I'd like to have an idea of what I'm getting into before tearing everything apart.
I did go through the process of topping off the fluid using one of those special tools that I have. Do they make any type of a sealer for gearboxes? If it leaks after then they will fix it. But relatively small housings alone lack the capacity to reject the heat generated in the process of converting low speed high-torque rotational energy from the rotor into energy for the generator. The ended up keeping the car for 18 days. The dealer has you between a rock and a hard place.
It had leaked maybe a cup of fluid and I would guess most of that came out when I pulled the filter cap off. Dealership say they cannot find the source of the problem and it looks like it stopped leaking. When the noises became even more annoying, the car was taken in on Sat Oct 27, 2018 one week later as I cannot accept that this is normal. Glad to see it was corrected. Here are a few pics of what I'm talking about. The more I type this, the more I think I should not post this as it sounds very dangerous and must be done in a very controlled manner. These come in 1 litre greyish bottles Part number: G 052 512 A2.
The sales manager at the dealership informed me that they know about noises but that is normal. Either way let me know how it goes for you! So, it's not that simple - follow precisely the maker's recommendations. My question now is why a catch can vs. As I am a part of a consumer protection research group, we are working with our class action legal connections to launch an official class action suit. Once installed they rarely need replacing. I also know that at my dealership there is another vehicle that was brought in with the same problem. You can smell the difference and feel the viscosity difference gearbox oil is little thicker and more slimy.
The clutch plate can be cleaned off of excess oil by a technique of oil burning. The Magnuson—Moss Warranty is an awesome piece of legislation. There was oil on a seam up towards the top. Yes it may remain the same for a whole how on the other side of the coin it could get worse very quickly. Without seeing it, its hard to offer much more advice. Yep, the seal probably blew because the vent plugged and there was a pressure buildup.