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Brock
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From: San Diego, CA
Registered: Jul 2000

posted 10-02-2001 11:01 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Brock   Click Here to Email Brock     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Could someone give me some pointers on changing the shift shaft seal on my C4...I'm pretty much tranny illiterate. Do I remove/replace the seal from the outside or do I need to do it from the inside of the tranny? Is it pretty straight forward? Mine is leaking pretty bad, I bought the seal but just not sure how to get to it.

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Brock

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franklin
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From: VA
Registered: Nov 2000

posted 10-03-2001 02:57 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for franklin     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Mine had two seals. One for the kickdown lever, which I was able to dig out from the outside with a pick, and another one for the main gear selector shaft, which I decided I would have to pull the pan and the shaft to get to it. I haven't done this one yet.

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SteveLaRiviere
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posted 10-03-2001 05:58 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
You have to drop the pan, then the valve body. Then there's a nut inside the case you remove and the shaft slides out.

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You must be very careful when reinstalling the valve body and torque the bolts to specs.

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