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EA82 Cylinder Block Coolant Passage O Ring


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#1 hackasubaru

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 02:04 PM

I recently did head gaskets on my 87 gl wagon because i was getting oil in the coolant. I bought a regasket kit for the top and bottom end and have been replacing lots of things. Although, i noticed in my hanes there is a "crankshaft o ring" and "backup ring" right where the block splits. I read a service manual online and it called it a coolant passage o ring. I was wondering if anyone knew if these go out very often and if they do can it cause oil in the coolant? I really don't want to redo my head gaskets :(

#2 GeneralDisorder

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 03:36 PM

They don't fail - don't worry about it.

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 05:05 PM

Hey cool, thanks for the quick response! I figured something so hard to get too would be fairly reliable. I won't worry about it, time to put my engine back in

-Jake

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#4 Gloyale

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 11:47 AM

I could see it leaking coolant into the oil, but not the other way around.

There is no oil at the top of the block.:rolleyes:

And they don't fail really. If it did, you'd have to remove the heads and redo the headgaskets to split the case to get at it anyhow.




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