RE: [DML] Torque converter seals
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RE: [DML] Torque converter seals



EPDM rubber is not suitable for use with petroleum products.  The ATF
has likely degraded the rubber.  Nitrile rubber would be a better





From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Dave Sontos
Sent: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 10:20 AM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [DML] Torque converter seals



I was premature in my diagnoses of seal failure. The leak appears to be
coming from the pan gasket. I used 1/8" EPDM rubber instead of cork
because the cork always weeps. Now I don't understand why the EPDM is
leaking, maybe too soft or too thick. What have other people used?

Dave Sontos

Great time at DCS. We are looking at the auto train from Washington for
the Orlando 2012 event.

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