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Finding VOLVO V60 PHEV SIZE: 47x62x7 Oil seal part

Does any one know the part of following photo? Product: Oil Seal Model: VOLVO V60 PHEV Size: 47x62x7 Rubber Material: PA
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Has anyone ever used AT-205 Re-Seal or any similar products?

I have a 2008 HighLander. It's a good car with no issues. Has about 200K on it. The only issue I have ever had was 2 times of smoking during the last 2 years (you can watch the last time here) , and I ...
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Camshaft oil seal installation

Most people install new camshaft seals after they have assembled camshaft covers. They use a special tool (or a PVC pipe) and tap the seal gently into place with a hammer. This is the most common ...
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Replacing oil pan

When replacing an oil pan, I will have to remove a motor mount and jack the pan up a few inches, followed by wedging sm block by harmonic balancer. To keep it up. I have never done anything like this. ...
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Installed main crank seal too deep on Honda D17 engine

So while installing the seal it popped in a bit too deep. Prying it back would off course damage it, so I left it like it is. According to everything I read it should be flush with the housing, but it'...
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Do these spark plug tube seals need to be replaced?

While inspecting the front 3 spark plugs (bank 2) on a 2GR-FE (2009 Toyota Venza), I noticed the spark plugs have oil along the entirety of their threads. There was no oil pooling the the spark plug ...
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Is it safe to use an oil leak stopper product?

My mechanic said the rear main seal on my 1997 Honda Accord is causing an oil leak, and he cannot fix that. I found out there are some oil leak stopping products (such as this, this, this, this) that ...
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Power steering gear box - should I grease sector shaft (pitman shaft) seal?

1st gen Nissan Xterras are known for getting a power steering leak from the sector shaft seal (the shaft to which the pitman arm attaches) I'm wondering if it makes sense to lather on grease on the ...
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I recently replaced my crankshaft seal on my 95 Infiniti but it’s still leaking oil in the same area, what could be the problem?

recently replaced my crankshaft seal on my 95 Infiniti but it’s still leaking oil in the same area, what could be the problem
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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 ...
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