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Old 12-10-2010, 05:46 PM
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Dip Stick Leak

I have a pretty decent sized oil leak that i am pretty sure is all coming out of the bottom of the dip stick. If you unthread the nut on the oil pan is there a plate thats going to fall into the oil pan or is it just threaded into the pan itself. Also the dip stick itself is loose. I am going to change the oil tommoro so i figured i would finally take care of it. Is there just an o ring in there or somethin that can be replaced or if there is a plate behind that nut how the heck do ya hold it Thanks for any help
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this is what I did and it took care of it pretty good, I cleaned the area real good with break cleaner, and after it dried I tightened the bolt real good but it would keep rattling loose, so I took a bunch of RTV and covered that bolt and it helped from keeping the bolt rattling loose and helped seal it a little more
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yes, the plate will fall off into the oil pan if you unthread the nut. International sells a kit to repair that leak but you have to be careful because if you let the threaded part fall into the pan you either have to fish it out or lift the motor enough to remove the oil pan.
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this is what I did and it took care of it pretty good, I cleaned the area real good with break cleaner, and after it dried I tightened the bolt real good but it would keep rattling loose, so I took a bunch of RTV and covered that bolt and it helped from keeping the bolt rattling loose and helped seal it a little more
that's pretty much all the repair kit is. It has a new gasket, flange sealant and a huge tube of really good RTV that it says to use the whole tube of.
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Old 12-10-2010, 06:21 PM
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Get this and follow the instructions. It has every thing you need.

If you don't and screw up, you will drop the part into the abyss. It is an easy fix, no special talent required.
But if you lose that part in the pan, you are hurt.

Replacement O-rings for Ford Diesel Engines
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that's pretty much all the repair kit is. It has a new gasket, flange sealant and a huge tube of really good RTV that it says to use the whole tube of.
yeah it's never given me a single problem, cheap fix
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Here's what the International kit comes with, Just get some RTV and cut your own gasket to match the size of the nut

InternationalT-442 RTV Silicone Rubber 1830858C1
Loctite 515 Flange sealant
Fel-Pro rubber-fiber 1/32 gasket paper (grey)
Dipstick Tube O-Ring 875519C1

Instructions attached
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File Type: pdf 7.3 Dipsitck Flange repair.pdf (1.69 MB, 86 views)
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Awesome thanks a ton for the fast help!!!!!!!!!!!
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Need to do this myself...thanks for the information. Desert Rancher...I'm buying that kit.
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