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  • Gear Box Leak

    I asked this before on my "Eric's 1960 T-Bird" bt did not get a reply and now this leak is confirmed from this part, which is where the stick tube enter in the cover.
    Is there any simple mean to fix this leak? Probably from inside...
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    Last edited by Eric S; June 10th, 2019, 12:23 PM.

  • #2
    So anybody can help me there?

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    • #3
      The dipstick tube uses a flare fitting. There is no seal. It's possible the flare is bent or damaged in some way or the seat is dirty or damaged. You will need to remove the tube and check both the tube flare fitting and the seat.

      John
      John Pizzi - Squarebirds Administrator

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      • #4
        Thank you. Do I need to remove the pan or just the Tube?
        How then?

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        • #5
          You just need to remove the tube. It screws off. Use a large open end wrench or large Crescent wrench. Just remember you will lose all your fluid when you do.

          John
          John Pizzi - Squarebirds Administrator

          Thunderbird Registry #36223
          jopizz@verizon.net 856-779-9695

          http://www.squarebirds.org/picture_gallery/TechnicalResourceLibrary/trl.htm

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          • #6
            I will have a look at it.
            Maybe I can try to tighten it first as it is leaking from the tube.

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