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post #1 of 4 Old 10-28-2013, 01:18 PM Thread Starter
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Why is gear oil coming out of my diff vent?

What could possibly cause the positive pressure to force the oil up the line?
Just changed diff cover to a Blue torch fab. Filled the diff to just under the fill hole with some Royal purple?
Everything looked OK when I had the cover off.
It's worth mentioning that a P.O. or shop cut the tubing about 4 inches off of the top of the axle and zip tied a union into the cut. That's where it's leaking.
Any ideas?

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post #2 of 4 Old 10-28-2013, 01:38 PM
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My guess is bubbles are forming while you drive, could be the wrong oil

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post #3 of 4 Old 10-28-2013, 06:17 PM
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post #4 of 4 Old 10-28-2013, 06:52 PM
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Overfilled?

Edit: hmm...pic of the area?
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