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 Post subject: BA sump gasket
Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 12:14 pm 
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hey all, ive got a leaky sump gasket, about 1lt every 5000 ive been loosing for the last 10x kms, any tips on changing it? i have access to a hoist etc but it looks like a bit of a messy unwanted job!
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 Post subject: Re: BA sump gasket
Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:55 pm 
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You can take the Crossmember off but you would need to be able to hold the motor in place.
Are you sure it is the sump leaking and not the rear main seal?
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 Post subject: Re: BA sump gasket
Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 4:42 pm 
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its right at the front of the sump, can see the oil bead up abit right where the sump bolts on..
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 Post subject: Re: BA sump gasket
Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 4:55 pm 
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i would be looking at the front seal or timing case cover first..
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 Post subject: Re: BA sump gasket
Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 5:04 pm 
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that throws a spanner in me works!, ive washed the motor down completely and ran it up and its only from where the sump seals to the motor.. might try again and have a better looksee
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 Post subject: Re: BA sump gasket
Posted: Tue Mar 08, 2011 3:43 pm 
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cleaned it down again and it is coming from the drivers side front of the sump, not possible to drop the sump and slip a new gasket in papa smurf? got a hoist and an engine crane so could work something out if i need to remover the crossmember...
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 Post subject: Re: BA sump gasket
Posted: Wed Mar 09, 2011 9:43 am 
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Considering they don't use gaskets, yeah it would be impossible to slip in a new one.
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 Post subject: Re: BA sump gasket
Posted: Wed Mar 09, 2011 11:44 am 
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ud know all about not being able to slip one in hey?!
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