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1995 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Question: My truck runs like new with 202000 miles/started leaking oil from both ? seals

 

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haziran, 5.0L V8, Benton, AR, April 07, 2014, 13:20
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I think it is worth replacing the seals. It runs/looks like new but do you think it is advisable to invest that much money in it?

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    April 07, 2014, 14:31
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    If you mean front and rear crank seals the crankshaft (main bearings) needs to be tested for wear, can see how much crank moves up/down after teardown. If excessive, seal will leak again. Also piston ring blowby can cause leaking. Check pcv system and have a mechanic check it out to give you a 'hands-on' answer/recommendiation!

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    haziran, April 07, 2014, 16:56
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    Thanks for the info. I am going to buy the PCV tomorrow. Also, plan on getting the engine cleaned so we can inspect more thoroughly for possible leaks.

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