Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Spokane , Wa, USA
Rear seal leak 6400 miles?
Help! I bought a 2003 LT from a friend and I thought the oil cover was leaking at first, but I am starting to change my mind. Possibly a rear main. I cleaned it and rode it with no leaks for two to three hundred miles, no problems.
Then it showed up. A drop the size of a nickel. Cleaned it again and rode it from Spokane WA to Missoula MT, no drips over night in Missoula and none when we got back the first night in Spokane. Rode it the next day around Spokane and the next day a quarter size drip again. Is it possible for the rear main to leak after only 6400 miles? It appears to be coming from between the engine and the clutch housing. Should I drill a weep hole int he clutch housing? What should I do next? Will over filling oil cause leakage? Any body in Spokane capable of doing the work or schooling me?
Thanks for the help