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Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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Experience:  Technician turned service manager on multiple lines of trucks and engines, used in industry.
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Case 40xt oil leaking into chain drive. Drive motor seals

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Case 40xt oil leaking into chain drive. Drive motor seals replaced twice. Shop said shaft shows no ware.
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: Don't have serial #. Skidsteer at another location.
JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Was repaired by hydraulic shop twice.
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Heavy Equipment Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts.
Customer: OK
JA: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

Welcome to JUST ANSWER heavy equipment. With years of experience, I look forward to doing my best to help.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't the chain cases separate from each other? Is one flooding worse than the other? Hydraulic oil fills it and starts to leak out the breather? The only way for hydraulic oil to enter is through the drive motors.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

I see the question is still open?