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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-05-2009, 08:12 PM Thread Starter
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Oil Seal on Gear Shift Shaft

What would have caused the seal around the manual shifting gear shaft to dislodge? I understand that high pressure in crank case would cause this seal to dislodge but what would have caused the pressure? I pushed it back into place and seems to be holding. Should I replace the seal anyway?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-05-2009, 08:41 PM
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Check your crankcase breather hose, it could be plugged or possible the little white elbow into the air box. It happened to me. With regards to the seal I would change it next time you change oil. ( Make sure you keep an eye on it though if you wait)
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-15-2009, 04:44 AM
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HI guys, sorry to resurect an old thread but i have a leaky seal here too, is it esy to change? as in remove the pedal, pull the seal out and knock in a new one? or is there more to it?

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-16-2009, 11:36 AM
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thats all you have to do. pretty simple.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-16-2009, 11:06 PM
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just make sure the clean the shaft before sliding the new seal on. Use a fine grit sand paper to clean it up.

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