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Old 02-23-2017, 08:58 AM   #1
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Just noticed my rearend differential is leaking. I may have place the jack in the wrong place when sitting the car on jackstands.

Just wondering if anyone has had this happen. Can't really tell that the cover is bent, everything looks fine too me. I put some silicone on the bottom but it still leaked. I put a little more on this morning..
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The cover can get bent. There should be silicone as a seal.Just take it off and check it out. It might be a good time to change the fluid. You could always order a aluminum cover.
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Okay hopefully it's just the cover. Like I said I couldn't really tell it was bent and wasn't sure if this has happened to anyone after jacking the car up.

I've jacked my car up a thousand times and never had a problem.. I may just try to seal it with silicone just to get me by the next couple weeks while racing and find a aluminum cover online

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Yeah pull it, and reseal it or replace the cover. New steel ones are available on ebay for cheap.
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My little patch job seems to be working for now. I will probably pick up another steel one of ebay.

Now for bigger problems I may have broke the sprague in the torque converter Saturday. That's seems about right, one week before the first race.
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Is it a pinion seal, or on the cover side?
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Old 03-10-2017, 11:22 AM   #7
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It is the cover. Little silicone fixed it up.
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