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Will a used transmission leak due to old/dried up seals?

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#1 Impreza_WRX_STi


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Posted 11 February 2004 - 08:40 AM

I need to get a FWD tranny for my EJ18. I see a lot of used trannys from 92-95, but if they sit for a few years is there and increased risk of leaks due to stuff drying out?

What about internally?

Maybe I could replace the seals on the outside of the tranny to prevent it from leaking, but would it be bad to sit a few years internally too?

Any info is nice!


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Posted 11 February 2004 - 11:00 AM

,providing the trans oil is in the box this should be fine out side seals if there look bad change them , if there near heat change them now .

auto left laying around some times change odd if the first few feet ,run it change the oil add some aditive to the trans if it has a few Ks ( miles ) to it .

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Posted 12 February 2004 - 02:21 AM

I have used transmissions from the 70s out of salvage yards and have never has a bad seal.


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