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Username Post: Transfer Case Front Seal Leak        (Topic#346044)
XCR440 
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Loc: Lakeville, MN
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07-16-17 05:41 AM - Post#2700224    

I just had a new t-case put on my new to me 2005 1500hd 4x4 crew cab. After its maiden voyage of 150 miles, parked in the garage, the next morning I have a puddle under it, which appears to have come from the front shaft seal. What would cause it to leak?

When I look at the seal itself, it appears to have pushed out some. The lip that I would think should be flush to the case, has about an 1/8" of an inch gap between it, and the case. The rear seal appears to be tight on the case.

Any insight, besides taking it back to the guy who replaced the t-case for me, and saying "fix it?" This is what I plan to do, but would like to know as much as I can when I go talk to him.

Also, I've read on here that dexron III AT fluid should be used, is that correct? I want to pour some in before driving it back, so I don't grenade the t-case by running it while dry.

Thanks in advance.



Edited by XCR440 on 07-16-17 05:43 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

 
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Hohnsz71 
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Loc: Dayton Texas
Reg: 02-23-15
07-21-17 04:55 AM - Post#2700801    
    In response to XCR440

You use auto-trek in yours. O'Reilly universal transfer case fluid works to. If the work is warrantied, take it in.

If it ain't broke.
Don't fix it.
1992 chevy z71. Rv cam, bored .30.
1996 GMC Sierra SLT z71. Being built from the ground up. R.I.P.
2000 chevy silverado "mutt"


 
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