[ROVERNET - UK] P6 Rear Axle

Paul Smith Paul.Smith at auroraenergy.com.au
Tue May 30 05:59:14 BST 2006

Actually they breathed out the half shafts (holes in the middle), and yes
could lose oil there.  My TC was like that (68).


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[mailto:rovernet-bounces at lyris.ccdata.com]On Behalf Of Eric Russell
Sent: Tuesday, 30 May 2006 2:40 pm
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Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] P6 Rear Axle

Early Rover 2000s didn't have a breather on the final
drive. Pressure was created inside the drive. When the
oil seal weakened, oil disappeared out the drive
shafts.  Could it be that no oil in this person's
final drive caused overheating and damage to the

What if the old type drive was replaced by another old
type drive?

Vern has some service bulletins and might be able to
identify the date when oil breathers were retrofitted.

Just wondering.


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