91 200 trans seal
b.benz at charter.net
Sun Mar 2 15:53:31 PST 2008
Auto tranny stop leak is only for ATs, should use engine oil stop
leak in engine and diffs.
On Mar 2, 2008, at 2:55 PM, John Lagnese wrote:
> I did try one transmission stop leak, no luck yet, but its only
> been about
> 500 miles.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: 200q20v-bounces at audifans.com
> [mailto:200q20v-bounces at audifans.com]On Behalf Of Bernie Benz
> Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2008 1:56 PM
> To: Nathan Winters
> Cc: 200q20V mailing list
> Subject: Re: 91 200 trans seal
> Any brand of engine oil stop leak will do, CD-2, Eagle, Turkey, etc.
> Buy 2 cans, one in the engine, ½ in the tranny, ½ in the rear diff.
> Gunk and hose down the engine bay and full underside such that you
> can monitor leak status. I have never had to replace a rotary shaft
> seal in any car, some over 300K.
> On Mar 2, 2008, at 10:30 AM, Nathan Winters wrote:
>> I need to do the same, any recommendations? I've never used the
>> stuff before...
>> Could you list a few snake oil products you've tried?
>> The best luck I ever had was on my 90 Corrado, it had a leaky power
>> steering something, I put in a bottle of Eagle (at least it had an
>> eagle on the gold bottle) and it never leaked again.
>> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: Bernie Benz <b.benz at charter.net>
>> To: John S. Lagnese <jlagnese at massed.net>
>> Cc: 200q20V mailing list <200q20v at audifans.com>
>> Sent: Sunday, March 2, 2008 1:19:13 PM
>> Subject: Re: 91 200 trans seal
>> Before you go to the trouble and expense of changing a seal, add ½
>> can of engine snake oil to the tranny oil and drive for 1K miles.
>> On Feb 27, 2008, at 5:10 PM, John S. Lagnese wrote:
>>> Is it uncommon for this seal to go? Is there any other potential
>>> points to
>>> check for a leak on that side of the tranny? Its a drip every
>>> couple of
>>> seconds when the gear oil level is high. Otherwise it drips while
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Austin Calise" <stincalise at yahoo.com>
>>> To: <200q20v at audifans.com>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2008 12:33 AM
>>> Subject: 91 200 trans seal
>>>> Not spring loaded. Ok if your certain it's
>>>> the axle flange seal........To remove the axle flange
>>>> run a CV bolt in with a chisel behind the flange
>>>> and it will pop out.(may have do this twice 180
>>>> of the first bolt.) To remove the seal a pry bar
>>>> or screw driver will work just be careful not to mar
>>>> the machined surfaces. I've heard of using Curil T
>>>> sealant to make sure cam style seals don't leak.
>>>> HTH's Austin
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