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Well it looks like i will be dropping the transmission again soon enough, 1st gear is popping out and 2nd gear is grinding, so a replacement transmission may be in order

I know I say a topic on here once where the IMS plate was updated and i dont remember if the bearing was also. I cant seem to find the thread again. I had replaces the cover bolts last time i was in there but didnt know about the cover update.

Does this help with IMS failures? or does this just update the rubber o-ring to aid oil sealing?

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There are two different covers available, depending which type of intermediate shaft is used. They are not interchangeable, in fact the update concerns the width of the O-ring, older engines have a small O-ring and the revised covers have a much larger O ring.

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There are two different covers available, depending which type of intermediate shaft is used. They are not interchangeable, in fact the update concerns the width of the O-ring, older engines have a small O-ring and the revised covers have a much larger O ring.

so the replacement cover does not address the failing bearing or the center bolt snapping?

i am not having any leakage issues and am mainly concerned with engine failure

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