Re: [DML] Re: Transmission Shaft Nut Hole
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Re: [DML] Re: Transmission Shaft Nut Hole

It's a large nut and the shaft has a flat that it supposed to have the 
flange of the nut tapped into it. I guess they forgot to do it at the 
(Renault) factory.

Let's be clear here - it's a known, but very rare problem - probably 
similar statistics to drivers side torsion bar failures I'd reckon. And 
none of us really lose any sleep over them do we?


Bernie wrote:

>I'm begining to wonder if the endcasing shouldn't have a machined hole
>with a threaded cap installed right behind the secondary shaft nut. 
>This would allow easier inspecttion, and tightening of the nut.  It
>may not be possible if the case in this area is subject to much stress
>though.  Just a thought.
>VIN 4045 and 6704, both of which need that shaft nut inspected.

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