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996 Turbo Tiptronic Gasket Leak


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Ok so lets continue as the objective is to resolve this in an effective team manner (marking the thread as solved is somewhat incorrect as yet it hasn't been).

An update is the Gaskets arrived from the US today and the car has gone to Sportec, Switzerland. The mechanic has never done this before but is super competent but notes it is possible without the engine out but not sure how long. I will be changing the transmission mount as well to the 997 part as I would guess this is partly responsible as a cause in the first instance. Hopefully all done by Friday. Also plan to change the Tip Gearbox oil filter if possible.

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After reading your other topic I would be very surprised if one or both gaskets of the intermediate plate are leaking but have seen fluid migration through the bolt threads often caused by heat cycling. I would recommend throughly cleaning the area, removing the bolts one at a time, cleaning the thread of bolts and case then using an anaerobic type sealant on the threads and torquing to proper specs. Also verify the transmission vent is free and fluid level correct.

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