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Old 04-29-2009, 10:01 PM   #1
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im haveing problems geting my trans break to seal iv used diff washers and seals and it still leaks! any ideas??
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Old 04-30-2009, 08:19 AM   #2
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Default Re: problem with trans break leaking!!!

Are you talking about the solenoid????
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Old 04-30-2009, 09:02 AM   #3
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Default Re: problem with trans break leaking!!!

I have had the solenoid seals leak. My trans guy and I couldn't find a source to buy new ones either. I have 3 solenoids all from the same manufacturer and each has a different type seal. I ended up using a seal from a solenoid what was damaged beyond repair to fix my spare that dripped. RM
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Old 04-30-2009, 12:45 PM   #4
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Default Re: problem with trans break leaking!!!

scotch bright the sealing surface and clean it and check for sharp edges and install one with fresh orings
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Old 04-30-2009, 01:51 PM   #5
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Default Re: problem with trans break leaking!!!

get a oring assortment. make sure it is compatible with hydraulic fluid.
my kit is a buna n material. but nitril should work also.
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Old 04-30-2009, 10:30 PM   #6
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Default Re: problem with trans break leaking!!!

i have never seen a TB solenoid that didnt leak or seep to some extent. I just assumed it was normal. I have never talked to a fellow racer that didnt have the same problem either. I suppose seeping is different then leaking though!!
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