Simms pump oil leak

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mikek
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Simms pump oil leak

Post by mikek » Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:42 am

Hi
Leyland 344

noticed an oil leak, seems to be coming from the main gasket at the front end of the pump/ tractor where the pump connects .

Can this be changed without major expense on setting the pump up again?

Also can someone identify the Simms pump model please?

Many thanks



diggerdeano
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Re: Simms pump oil leak

Post by diggerdeano » Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:11 pm

check how much fluid is in the pump sometimes they will overfill with bypassed diesel and if the drain tube is blocked they overfill ,level( 1/2 in spanner) plug is near the throttle lever shaft and drain plug is underneath (7/16s spanner)refil with clean eng oil

Rick Cobley
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Re: Simms pump oil leak

Post by Rick Cobley » Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:02 am

Hi, Is it leaking clean pump oil or dirty engine oil?

Regards Rick cobley

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