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December 03, 2014, 09:16:33 AMReply #15 on

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Well done repairing the drain plug  :thumbsup

With a crack in alloy, epoxy repairs will only slow the leak down as you can never completely remove the oil from the crack. Welding repair is possible but very difficult forthe same reasons.

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It seems counter=productive, but the crack needs to be drilled to stop it spreading. Just a small hole, 2.5 or 3mm at the very end of the crack. Make sure you definitely find the end of the crack first.  The idea is that the crack ends in the hole so it can't spread any further due to vibration etc.

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It seems counter=productive, but the crack needs to be drilled to stop it spreading. Just a small hole, 2.5 or 3mm at the very end of the crack. Make sure you definitely find the end of the crack first.  The idea is that the crack ends in the hole so it can't spread any further due to vibration etc.

And let the oil piss out. Good work John.  :ImaPoser He needs to take it off and get it welded.
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Working on his previous comments I assumed he was going to try to repair the crack using epoxy, in which case the crack needs to be stopped first.  I thought that was so bleedin' obvious I didn't need to spell it out  :BangHead
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hi i end up install a bleed valve like this one and i weld the crack with jb weld!! now only have oil coming out from the valve itself in the inside sphere. the oil crack the jbweld stop the leak





mine is this one

http://www.stahlbus.com/info/en/products/oil-drain-valves

another models have same issue also
but very little leak about only one drop shows in maby 2 weeks

for trip repairs etc is the best