+Nick Re: Auto Trans Torque Converter Seal - Part 2 - Saabnet.com Bulletin Board
I can't speak for the manual, but on the autoboxes the end cover is just sealed on - two flanges mated with some type of red sealant. So, removal and reinstallation is - in theory - just some thorough cleaning and new goop.
The ATSG manual says:
Remove 9 bolts
Tap the rear cover off
I'm not positive, but I believe there are four O-rings that need to be replaced on reassembly - three on a bearing race (for the C1-C2 drum?) and one on the C1 accumulator. It's a bit difficult for me to follow the instructions without something to look at. But, I have doubts I can get those O-rings and I'm not sure they'd survive disassembly and reassembly, hence the external RTV.
it's totally possible the leak is a tiny pinhole failure in the sealant and 2 linear feet of RTV :) is sufficient. Also possible one of the several bolts that I was able to easily tighten did the trick. I just hate not knowing.
posted by 12.195.130...
Posts in this Thread:
Post a Followup
No Site Registration is Required to Post - Site Membership is optional (Member Features List), but helps to keep the site online
for all Saabers. If the site helps you, please consider helping the site by becoming a member.
This is a moderated bulletin board - Posting is a privilege, not a right.
Unsolicited commercial postings are not allowed (no Spam). Please, no For Sale or Wanted postings, SERIOUSLY.
Classifieds are to be listed in The Saab Network Classifieds pages.
This is a problem solving forum for over 250,000 Saab owners, so expect to see
problems discussed here even though our cars are generally very reliable. This is not an anything goes
type of forum. Saabnet.com has been a moderated forum since 1988. For usage guidelines, see the
Saabnet.com Mission and Purpose Page. Please remember that you are
not anonymous. Site Contact | Site Donations | Other Sites by SP -
Your address is: 22.214.171.124 - Using CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/) - Logged.
Site Members do not see red text instructions, bottom of the page anchor ads, or box ads.
Click here to see all
the Site Membership Benefits!