JUST PUT A NEW CLUTCH PACK IN AND NOW THE ...

  • Tiny
  • gregge
  • 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse
  • 150,000 miles

Just put a new clutch pack in and now the transmission is leaking gear oil through the inspection plate what is the cause of this? I cant figure it out is there a seal on the input shaft? I put the new clutch pack about a week ago please help

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 4:22 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Can we have more info? Stick or automatic? Engine?

Roy

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 4:25 AM
  • Tiny
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Standard 5 speed in a 2000 mitsubishi eclipse gt

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 4:30 AM
  • Tiny
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A stick

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 4:30 AM
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Ok, now we have something to work with.

Did you remove the nose cover that the throwout bearing rides on? It has a seal for that.

Was anything broken for this repair?

Are you sure it is not engine oil from the rear main.

Roy

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 4:32 AM
  • Tiny
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Did you replace the transmission shaft seal? So you put in a clutch disc, pressure plate, and throw out bearing am I right?

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 4:38 AM
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No I didint remove the nose cover I just removed the throwout bearing and the arm it sits in I puled the whole trans out including the bellhousing I didnt see anything broken its diffinately gear oil I smelled it

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 4:39 AM
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Yes I put in clutch pressure plate and thowout bearing and no I didnt replace the shaft seal

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 4:41 AM
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Is that my answer the shaft seal thats what im leaning on I should have changed it also how hard is it to change?

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 4:52 AM
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I do believe I answered my own question but where can I buy a new shaft seal autozone doesnt carry them

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 5:12 AM
  • Tiny
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Check the dealer its not expensive.

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Monday, November 12th, 2012 AT 1:42 AM

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