[Vwdiesel] gaskets and seals
natewall1 at yahoo.com
Sat Aug 16 11:00:19 EDT 2003
I've always used whatever oil the seal is sealing on
the new seal's lip. I've read from numerous sources to
do this. This is to prevent the seal lip from being
worn from the dry shaft it is sealing on initial use.
Gaskets do not get oiled, except the oil filter gasket
to keep it from sticking.
--- Simon Rook <ea82t at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Basically...No. its only seals like the oil filter
> which you will be moving during fitting that need a
> wipe of oil to stop them getting physically damaged,
> nothing else needs it.
> --- Matt_Lisa <matt_lisa at sprynet.com> wrote: > Hey
> > While putting my bunny's engine back together, I
> > realized that I have a
> > question. When putting all the gaskets and seals
> > back on, does any oil
> > need to be applied to these? It's kindof a dumb
> > question, but
> > especially around the seals, I'm worried about the
> > rubber vulcanizing
> > to the shafts and starting to leak again.
> > Anyone?
> > Thanks,
> > Matt
> > http://matt_lisa.home.sprynet.com/
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