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E47 new pump seal leaks, why?

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by eriklane, Jan 30, 2014.

  1. eriklane

    eriklane Member
    Messages: 75

    Put in a new pump seal and it still leaks out the front of the unit, through the joint where the base and the motor meet.
     
  2. LON

    LON Senior Member
    Messages: 749

    Seal in upside down?

    Pics?
     
  3. eriklane

    eriklane Member
    Messages: 75

    Well, I put it in metal flat side up. Like an upside down U.
     
  4. LON

    LON Senior Member
    Messages: 749

    the seal may have worn a groove on the shaft and it may not be sealing against it properly.
     
  5. eriklane

    eriklane Member
    Messages: 75

    Hmm. Will have to check.