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1998 Mazda Protege Question: Relplaced rear main seal still leaks can crank be bad to cause this how wiI know

 

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Bakura, 1.5L 4 Cylinder, Troy, MO, September 24, 2012, 06:38
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If crank is that worn wouldn't rod knock?

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    Chevy Power September 25, 2012, 15:04
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    No. There may be a groove in the crank where the seal rides causing the new seal to leak. Or the new seal wasn't installed correctly and was damaged when installed.

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