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Postby vern b » Mon Sep 16, 2013 8:37 pm

I have a Bad leak at the final drives (both sides).It's comeing out at the top where one can see the brake bands.Oh yeh there's a loud noice in first and reverce too Is the leak comeing from the finals or other place?

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Re: leaks

Postby RaymondDurban » Mon Sep 16, 2013 8:40 pm

I believe from what you describe, the leak is coming from the transmission. You'll have to remove both finals and the axle extension on the right side to change the seals. The noise you hear could be the first/reverse slider or the idler gear, or both.
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Re: leaks

Postby vern b » Mon Sep 16, 2013 8:46 pm

Thanks Ray.
I may of over full the tranny as I couldn't fine the over fill plug(still looking) just pump gear lube 90 w .

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Re: leaks

Postby tmays » Mon Sep 16, 2013 8:48 pm

It's on the left side of the transmission. Holds 3.5 pints
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Re: leaks

Postby vern b » Mon Sep 16, 2013 8:59 pm

thanks Thomas.
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Re: leaks

Postby Connecticut Calvin » Tue Sep 17, 2013 6:43 am

Vern - If you want to attempt a temporary fix for both the noise issue (as long as it isn't grinding) and the leaks dump in some Lucas Transmission Fix. It's available at Walmart or most auto parts stores. It's a super gooey oil that will the reduce the leaks at the seals if they're not in the absolute roughest of shape. It also quieted my 1st and reverse quite a bit as well. There's nothing wrong with going with a thicker oil in the tranny. Just a note though - don't be disappointed if you put the oil in the transmisison and don't notice a difference right away. You have to drive the tractor to get the oils to mix properly as the Lucas product will settle to the bottom at first. Give it a go!
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Re: leaks

Postby Papa's Cub » Wed Sep 18, 2013 8:35 am

Is the Lucus Transmission Additive about the same consistancie as S.T.P. ?
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