[DML] Re: How tight is too tight?
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[DML] Re: How tight is too tight?



Quote "If you split your gasket, you will have to drain your 
transmission and start over again if you want to stop the leaking in 
that area."

And probably will have to look for a new pan too as overtightening 
may ruin the edge around the bolts.




--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Johnny Sawyer" <johnny.sawyer@...> 
wrote:
>
> That's one area of the car that doesn't require a lot of tourqe.  
If you get
> them too tight, you will split the cork gasket and it will leak no 
matter
> how much tightening you do.
> 
> This is what I was told to do (and did):
> 
> Finger tighen all of the bolts and give them 1/2 to 3/4 turn with a 
wrench.
> No leaks.
> 
> If you split your gasket, you will have to drain your transmission 
and start
> over again if you want to stop the leaking in that area.
> 
> Johnny
> 5518
> AZ-D
> 
> 
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