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Old 11-13-2003, 01:47 PM
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On the 240D rear main seal you might trying to reseal the oil pan section of the "rope" seal. I have done that job many times w/o removing the engine & completely disassembling it.
Just leave 2-3mm of the new rope seal above the pan surface to push up on the upper half.
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