Re: I'm Glad I Took This QT Engine Apart

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> Bob Naske Wrote:

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> The bulb bench tested OK but I found the oil pump shaft seal had popped

> out of it's place and the lip spring had broken, possibly allowing

> some/all of the oil to drain into the transmission. The

> water/transmission oil cocktail had some tinges of purple coating the

> gears so that could have been 2T from the oil tank, draining it and

> causing the scoring/seizing rings. Speculation, I know, but there's

> always something new to learn no matter how long we've been fixing

> stuff. I'll test the oil level sender when the engine is re-installed

> and there's electrical power to test it. Thanks for the suggestion.

I always try to figure out the cause of a problem, starting with the simplest things first.

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