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Old 04-26-2008, 01:11 PM   #1
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Out of curiosity has anyone had a rear oil seal on a 2005 start leaking. Mine just started on the drivers side and I wondered why the coach was harder to stop. When I saw gear oil all over the brake rotor I realized I lost 25% of my braking. Kind of surprised me at 16,000 miles, but they certainly have mind of their own as we all know.
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Out of curiosity has anyone had a rear oil seal on a 2005 start leaking. Mine just started on the drivers side and I wondered why the coach was harder to stop. When I saw gear oil all over the brake rotor I realized I lost 25% of my braking. Kind of surprised me at 16,000 miles, but they certainly have mind of their own as we all know.
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Old 04-26-2008, 04:16 PM   #3
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For clarification, are you talking axle seal or engine/transmission seal?
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Old 04-26-2008, 05:09 PM   #4
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by RoadRohrers:
For clarification, are you talking axle seal or engine/transmission seal? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I think when TEDIII referred to <span class="ev_code_BLUE">"GEAR OIL" on the front rotor </span> that would eliminate the ENGINE/TRANSMISSION SEAL.

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Old 04-26-2008, 06:17 PM   #5
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Have coach in service shop now, ABS dash light came on in Franklin KY and remained on rest of trip. Shop indicates rear oil seal failed & is the cause of the ABS warning light. Will know more once I critique the tech when I pick coach up. 26,700 miles on coach.
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To clarify: It is the rear axle oil seal and the rear brake rotor on the drivers side.

Bigfish: I did not get any ABS dash light.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by RoadRohrers:
Since you seem to think I should have gotten the inference, perhaps you should have read he said "rear oil seal" and made no mention of "front". And did not specify whether it was front or rear rotor, just drivers side. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

RoadRohrers, MY BAD! You are correct - he did NOT say FRONT.

Sorry for the mess up- Glenn.
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No problem. I've deleted my response to your post as it does not add to the thread.

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Old 04-27-2008, 04:37 PM   #9
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I heard the best way to dispatch an oil seal is w/a bat.
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After discussions with repair service, the oil seal (Chicago Rawhide p/n 38780) on right rear wheel failed and leaked oil on the brake area. Seal was replaced, contaminated area cleaned up. Repair cost was $295.
ABS warning light was a different problem, the right front wheel speed sensor was out of range, and was readjusted. Cost was $55.00
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