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


Do you know the correct torque for that nut? I'll be taking my trans apart
to take care of some leaks and I'll check that thing while I'm at it.

Tom Niemczewski
vin 6149 (in Poland!)
Google earth: 52°25'17.30"N 21° 1'58.00"E

----- Original Message ----- 
> 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?
> Martin
> 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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