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Damaged bearing seal

I've damaged the crankshaft bearing seal while removing the crankshaft seal with a pick. See the pic, the worst part is the ~1 mm2 flap near the edge. What are the consequences of this and how can I ...
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Toyota Conquest 2e

Please help out. Oil is leaking from the cam seal. I replaced the seal 4 times. When the mechanic pushes in the seal, it gets in easily with no effort. After that, you start the engine and the seal ...
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Need to find out which type of radial shaft seal I have

I am repairing the coilover of a Yamaha XT600 2kf and I need to replace a radial shaft seal. Unfortunately I have not been able to identify the exact type of seal this is. I have only been able to ...
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Why do some axle repair bearings have two seals?

I installed axle repair bearings on my Ford 8.8 axle today. Everything I could find online said to install them seal side out. The ones I got however have two seals. Why would the axle repair bearing ...
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Way too much oil, loss of power when accelerating & smoke pouring from under the hood? [duplicate]

I picked up my 2013 Ford Escape SEL last night after an oil change/tire rotation, etc. I made it about 10 miles, I pushed the accelerator to travel up a small incline & nothing happened, tried ...
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What is “seal saver”?

I recently replaced the oil pump in my dad's 1990 Mazda b2200 only to find that after I replaced it it started leaking from the crankshaft seal. He took it in to a local mechanic who pulled everything ...
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How to tell if a Subaru needs a main seal replacement

I was just told by the mechanic that I need a new main seal on a used car I just purchased: 2006 Subaru Forester 2.5XT turbo 139k miles. He said that he can see the oil when he looked under the car. ...
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Using an oil filter o-ring in place of an oil cooler o-ring?

Buying a new oil cooler o-ring for my 98 Mazda 626 2L where I live is extremely expensive, I'm not sure that even the dealer ship has the right part and I can't seem to find a part number anywhere. I ...
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Why is this Oil Cooler O-Ring / Gasket Bad?

I had a fairly serious oil leak from the base of the oil cooler on my 98 Mazda 626. The thing is, that after removing the old gasket, I couldn't see anything obvious wrong with it in the sense of ...
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Is messing up this gasket my fault?

I had an oil leak from the oil cooler on my 98 Mazda 626 GF 2L, and was having a hard time finding the oil seal / gasket. I finally found a shop that said they had one which would fit. However, when ...