[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 

 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.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@...> 
> There is a big difference between the drain plugs on the automatic 
> the manual. On the manual the plugs are a tapered pipe thread. On 
> automatic they are a machine thread with a copper sealing washer. 
> you suspect the threads in the case are a problem then drain the 
> 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 
> to screw the plug in a little more. You really shouldn't have to 
> 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 
> 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 
> washer is what is supposed to do the sealing. Converting to 
> 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 
> washer and drain 
> > plug should fix the problem.  Seal washer is supposed to be used 

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