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Identify this leak please.

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by 3ps14, May 17, 2013.

  1. May 17, 2013 at 9:03 PM
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    3ps14

    3ps14 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Can anyone help me identify and fix this leak? Is it serious?

    Thanks.

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  2. May 17, 2013 at 9:53 PM
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    khx73

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    Looks like someone oiled the joint and some spun off while you drove. I wouldn't call it a leak yet.. probably just spun off the excess wet stuff and its long since finished. Wipe it clean and see if it comes back after driving?
     
  3. May 17, 2013 at 10:01 PM
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    DDD

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    That is just some grease that comes from greasing the u joints. That's normal.

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  4. May 17, 2013 at 10:06 PM
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    3ps14

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    Thanks for all your guys' prompt responses, I now have some peace of mind. lol
     
  5. May 18, 2013 at 7:05 AM
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    BamaToy1997

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    Not enough to be concerned about at this point, I agree. However looking at his photo I see a bit of dampness on the dust shield where the drive shaft slips into the back of the transmission. That is NOT from the u-joint. My initial opinion is that he is getting a very MINOR seepage leak from the rear transmission seal.
     
  6. May 28, 2013 at 6:01 PM
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    Thats the yoke seal leaking. Its a common issue with pre runners. From the looks of it it doesnt seem to leak a whole lot.
     
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