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Old 10-30-2019, 01:08 AM   #1
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I have a 1991 navara parked on an incline and she started to leak what looks like gearbox oil what are the possible symptoms??? Or am I totally fucked??
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Old 10-30-2019, 01:12 AM   #2
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gearbox? steering gear box? or transmission? standard? automatic? How much of an incline? Does it leak when level? I usually answer a question with a question...or two
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Asking the important questions. If you're facing uphill and it doesn't leak otherwise it's probably the output shaft seal. Then there's the rubber shifter boot on the top of the transmission. They like to crack and leak as well. Both are an easy fix.
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Fair enough mate yeah shes a 5speed 4x4 coming out of the transmission. Clutch fluid is fine wondering if it's a wet or dry clutch. She hasn't leaked parked on level. Guessing that hole ain't right huh???
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If it's a 4x4 and it's coming out of the back it's probably the transfer case leaking and not the transmission itself. It's a dry clutch, the fluid is for the hydraulics to do their thing.

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Nah sorry the photo sizes from my phone r too large for this site. But its directly by the oil sump guessing it must be the bell housing seal she must have leaked maybe a half litre and has stopped. Sorry mate no machanic.
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leakiing fluid is one thing, running with low or no fluid is a BIG problem. If you bring fluid back up to it's proper level, and it does not leak out when parked level.....my old standard 2wd leaked even after I changed out the rear seal, until I replaced the front piece of the driveshaft.
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It's all good man. I got the same problem and always have to edit them down before posting. If it's up by the bellhousing that's most likely the input shaft seal leaking. At that point you're doing the same amount of work as replacing the clutch unfortunately.
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