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Old 10-20-2006, 09:23 PM   #1
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So I am having a local shop change my clutch and they called because they noticed evidence of fluid leaking from the seal where the shift rod enters in the rear. Anyone else have this problem? I am trying to track down a part number just to get the job done faster. It isn't huge but you can definitely see it. Might as well do that while the tranny is sitting on the bench.

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Old 10-22-2006, 01:32 PM   #2
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Can I assume that no one has ever had this problem?

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Old 10-22-2006, 04:42 PM   #3
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funny you should mention that - I was under my car yesterday and noticed that the shift rod had some oil on it (there was enough that the spring pin had about a drop of oil held in it) - it looked wet, but hadn't really dripped everywhere or anything like that.
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Old 10-22-2006, 05:27 PM   #4
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I had it quite early on in my 02 - fixed under warrenty

RE & RE TRANSFER CASE AND REPLACED SHIFTER SEALS
1......803926070......GSKT-26.3X30
1......028................75W90 GEAR-O
1......10953463........BRAKE CLEAN
1......44022AA180....GASKET T OUT


The second gasket is the turbo-downpipe one so they obviously dropped the exhaust to get access to the back of the case. I assume 'RE & RE' stands for 'remove and refit'
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Old 10-22-2006, 10:38 PM   #5
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You have to remove the transfer case to properly remove/replace the selector shaft seal. I see them leaking all the time, just usually not bad enough to warrant the cost/labor of replacement.
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Old 10-23-2006, 08:06 AM   #6
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You have to remove the transfer case to properly remove/replace the selector shaft seal. I see them leaking all the time, just usually not bad enough to warrant the cost/labor of replacement.
Just something to do when the tranny is out for a clutch change then. Luckily, that is my situation.

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Old 10-23-2006, 07:23 PM   #7
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I believe the part number is 806718100.
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Old 10-23-2006, 11:45 PM   #8
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so could you remove the extension case without removing the whole transfer case assembly, or is that a no-no (I haven't done anything which has involved removing/taking apart the transmission, so I bet there are things which you can't put back together that way or something...) - I am still inside my 5/60 powertrain, so I'll probably ask the service dept. about it at some point...
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Old 10-24-2006, 08:55 AM   #9
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the seal is pressed into the transfer case section, so you relly should remove the transfer case to properly replace the seal.
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Old 10-24-2006, 10:44 AM   #10
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I think it is 806935010.

Here is the link to the parts lookup on Subaruparts.com:

http://www.subaruparts.com/diag/?mod...category=130-1

It is the only seal listed under Mt, Shifter Fork & Shifter Rail. You need to register to see these pages.

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Old 10-24-2006, 12:01 PM   #11
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I think it is 806935010.

Here is the link to the parts lookup on Subaruparts.com:

http://www.subaruparts.com/diag/?mod...category=130-1

It is the only seal listed under Mt, Shifter Fork & Shifter Rail. You need to register to see these pages.

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That's an o-ring, not a seal. If you pull the transfer case you'll need 32145AA030 also. It's a gasket. Look in transfer and extension section. The top picture you'll see part number g7181. That's the seal you need. It comes out to be 806718100.
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Old 10-24-2006, 06:46 PM   #12
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the seal is pressed into the transfer case section, so you relly should remove the transfer case to properly replace the seal.
so pressed in with an actual press, then?
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Old 10-24-2006, 11:46 PM   #13
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so pressed in with an actual press, then?
No. Before you remove the existing one, measure the install depth. Then you can use a socket that's a hair smaller than the o.d. of the seal to drive it in.
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Old 10-25-2006, 08:55 AM   #14
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Just as an update, the dealer is being a little slow getting the parts but all should be done today. Woohoo!

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Old 10-25-2006, 07:45 PM   #15
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Mine seeps a little also.. Has for a long long time. Never gotten worse. I didn't worry about it.
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Old 03-04-2010, 10:41 AM   #16
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Mine has completely destroyed itself. This will be my project this weekend. All I can gather is I need the seal, and the transfer case gasket? I'd like to only make one trip to subaru..
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Old 03-06-2010, 09:16 AM   #17
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Is there anywhere I can find a write up for this seal? I can't find a chiltons nor a haynes for a rough around the edge way to go about it. I've dropped my driveshaft, exhaust and x-member thus far. Removed shifter linkage, and have removed tail piece of transmission. The seal is in the middle piece of the trans. Does anyone know if I can remove the seal where it is in place. ( the selector rod is still in place) or do I have to remove the middle section as well?
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Old 03-06-2010, 07:40 PM   #18
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Not that i know if anyone is still looking for any of this how to information for themselves. I finished this repair just a couple of hours ago. Would anyone care for a write up? Minimal pics, only because the car is back together already.
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Not that i know if anyone is still looking for any of this how to information for themselves. I finished this repair just a couple of hours ago. Would anyone care for a write up? Minimal pics, only because the car is back together already.
Write up would be great! More importantly, how did you manage to line the shifter rod up so that it moves freely through the gear shafts? Every time i fit the transfer case up to the trans, the shifter rod gets stuck.
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BUmp! HOW do I get this seal out?
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Old 04-18-2010, 08:03 AM   #21
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BUmp! HOW do I get this seal out?
I'm not familiar with that exact seal, but I've always gotten my other seals (crank seal / cam seals) out with one of two methods (I can't heartily recommend either since they're both risky in a sense, but they work damnit!) : a small pick set (be very careful not to scrape the mating / sealing surface!!) or a couple of wood screws and pliers. It sounds ghetto, but it was the only way I could get a cam seal out that someone had RTV'd into place I screwed a screw in at 9 o'clock and 3 o'clock on the seal just so a couple of threads took hold and then yanked on them alternately and the seal came right out. Again, be damn sure you don't screw in too far or too close to the edge, you may scratch the smooth surface which the seal sits on and cause a leak.
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Has anyone replaced this seal? Any writeups? PN 806718100.

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That's an o-ring, not a seal. If you pull the transfer case you'll need 32145AA030 also. It's a gasket. Look in transfer and extension section. The top picture you'll see part number g7181. That's the seal you need. It comes out to be 806718100.
^yeap, seal pictured in yellow G7181 PN 806718100, post #25.

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I have an open t case and can take a pic if you need.
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^Yes, please. Since the seal G7181 PN 806718100 is housed in the middle trans assembly (below exploded view), can you split open the middle assy without having to unbolt the rear trans cover? Do I need to replace also the G318001 bushings or whatever those cylinders are?


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