[DML] Re: Manual tranny leaking at drain plug
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[DML] Re: Manual tranny leaking at drain plug



I am going to try using this product on the threads: Permatex Thread 
Sealant

 It just means draining the whole tranny and pumping all that oil 
back in after sealing the plug. :( Let me know if that is a bad idea.

Nathan


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@...> 
wrote:
>
> There is a big difference between the drain plugs on the automatic 
vs
> the manual. On the manual the plugs are a tapered pipe thread. On 
the
> automatic they are a machine thread with a copper sealing washer. 
If
> you suspect the threads in the case are a problem then drain the 
oil
> and try running a tap. Because the threads are tapered you can cut
> them a little deeper to clean them up. All it causes is that you 
have
> to screw the plug in a little more. You really shouldn't have to 
use
> teflon tape but it can't hurt, just don't use too much. The copper
> sealing washers are really not supposed to be reused. If you do 
have
> to reuse then use a small amount of silicone on the washer. Teflon
> tape is not as effective on the plugs for the automatic, the 
sealing
> washer is what is supposed to do the sealing. Converting to 
synthetic
> usually will cause any leaks to get worse. 
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757
> 
> 
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Steve" <p2freak@> wrote:
> >
> > I have the same problem with my automatic transmission.  A new 
seal
> washer and drain 
> > plug should fix the problem.  Seal washer is supposed to be used 
a
>









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