Oil Leak at the shifting shaft


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Oil Leak at the shifting shaft

Postby Larry3609 » Mon Mar 28, 2011 5:17 am



My 85A is leaking oil where shifting shaft comes out of the trans, does anyone know what the fix is,and do i have to pull the engine to fix this problem. Thanks for any help.
Larry in CNY



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Re: Oil Leak at the shifting shaft

Postby dingdong » Mon Mar 28, 2011 8:09 am

All you need to do is pull the shifter off and pull the old seal and replace with a new seal. Someone will be here to give the exact procedure.

Sounds like a new How-to article to me.
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Re: Oil Leak at the shifting shaft

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:10 am

Just remove the shifter, then pull the old seal out. Take some masking tape and cover up the splines on the end of the shaft to prevent them from damaging the new seal before you put it on. Put a light coating of oil on the shaft to help the seal go back on, then press it into place. Remove the masking tape, replace the shifter. That's it!

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Re: Oil Leak at the shifting shaft

Postby Larry3609 » Mon Mar 28, 2011 10:42 am

thanks guys, seal is probably dealer only i bet.

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Re: Oil Leak at the shifting shaft

Postby ramdam1 » Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:22 pm

Ok so which SCHEMATIC is it on? Mine is leaking too.

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Re: Oil Leak at the shifting shaft

Postby Larry3609 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:20 am

i couldnt find it in the book or anthing on it ,that is y i asked the question, called the dealer and they found it, and ordered it, part is a 4.00 part

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Re: Oil Leak at the shifting shaft

Postby Larry3609 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:22 am

PS. got 2 in case i screw one up.

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Re: Oil Leak at the shifting shaft

Postby biker251 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:45 pm

I have a 90 GL1500se and i discoverd today that my shifter seal is leaking also, is it necessary to take the exhaust manifold off on shifter side to change the seal? your help will be greatly appreciated
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Re: Oil Leak at the shifting shaft

Postby starfleetengineer » Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:35 pm

biker251 wrote:I have a 90 GL1500se and i discoverd today that my shifter seal is leaking also, is it necessary to take the exhaust manifold off on shifter side to change the seal? your help will be greatly appreciated
Jim

That depends on how much room you have to pull the seal and put the new one in. If you can get the shifter off, pop the old seal out with a small screw driver or punch."put it in btween the seal rubber and shaft" and pop a new seal in, " use a socket the same outside diam. as the seal" and an extention and drive the deal in. Be sure to cover the splines and coat the shaft with oil or grease.
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Re: Oil Leak at the shifting shaft

Postby biker251 » Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:44 am

Thanks ,i will give it a try

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Re: Oil Leak at the shifting shaft

Postby buffdaddy55 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 11:22 am

Since I am basically lazy,any know the part # for the shifter shaft seal? say that 10 times real fast. :D

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Re: Oil Leak at the shifting shaft

Postby WingAdmin » Sun Feb 24, 2013 2:37 pm

buffdaddy55 wrote:Since I am basically lazy,any know the part # for the shifter shaft seal? say that 10 times real fast. :D


Not a clue. I looked through the online parts fiche for about 5 minutes, it's not listed (or even shown) on any of the ones I saw.

Anyone know the part number for this thing?

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Re: Oil Leak at the shifting shaft

Postby SteveB123 » Sun Feb 24, 2013 6:38 pm

Engine block, #35.

OIL SEAL (14X28X7)
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Re: Oil Leak at the shifting shaft

Postby WingAdmin » Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:15 pm

SteveB123 wrote:Engine block, #35.

OIL SEAL (14X28X7)


You know, I looked right at that and thought, "nah, that's not it." OK, you're right. Part number 91206-286-013, can be had for $1.89 from Cyclemax. http://partsfinder.onlinemicrofiche.com ... NDER-BLOCK

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Re: Oil Leak at the shifting shaft

Postby saltmar14 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:44 am

im not a mechanic but it took me about 15min. to replace, use a screw or ice pick to pull old one out. simplest repair ive done on it yet.

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Re: Oil Leak at the shifting shaft

Postby buffdaddy55 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 5:42 am

Part # is 91206-286-013 . Found mine at Partzilla.com for less than $4 including shipping. :D




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