[DML] New Question
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[DML] New Question



Today, I took 4984 out for a drive and upon returning noticed a small 
oil leak near the drivers front tire under the tie Rod.  After 
inspection it appeared that there were no brake line leaks, no master 
clutch or brake cylinder leaks but the Tie Rod boot was broken open 
and it appeared that oil or hydraulic fluid had leaked out of this.  
I did notice in the manual that one should place "1/3 of specifed 
lubricant via the left end".  I've never had this off, so, I'm 
calling for any available advice.  
1.) Is it possible this is the oil I saw leaking?  It sure looks like 
it.
2.) If so, how big is the job to fix this?
3.) What is the "specified lubrianct"
4.) Why would the lubricant leak?  I'm assuming the boot must have 
covered a seal that has been damaged by dust or something.  

Unfortunately, I have a Delorean Rally in two weeks and repairing 
prior to this might be difficult.  What happens if I drive this car?
All replies appreciated.
Thanks,

Dale Funk
4984
941



To address comments privately to the moderating team, please address:
moderators@xxxxxxxxxxx

For more info on the list, tech articles, cars for sale see www.dmcnews.com

To search the archives or view files, log in at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews 
Yahoo! Groups Links

<*> To visit your group on the web, go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/

<*> Your email settings:
    Individual Email | Traditional

<*> To change settings online go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/join
    (Yahoo! ID required)

<*> To change settings via email:
    mailto:dmcnews-digest@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
    mailto:dmcnews-fullfeatured@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

<*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
    dmcnews-unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

<*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to:
    http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
 


Home Back to the Home of PROJECT VIXEN


Copyright 2006 ProjectVixen.com.  All rights reserved.

Opinions expressed in posts reflect the views of their respective authors.
DMCForum Mailing List Archive  DMCNews Mailing List Archive  DMC-UK Mailing List Archive