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Sump - gasket or sealer
#1
Hi,

Wondering if anyone could help me?! I've got a 2001 1.9 diseal and I've got an oil leak comin from my sump so when I do an oil change I'm going to take my sump off. Does anyone know Whether the sump has a gasket or will I have to use some sealer?
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(05-05-2012, 03:06 PM)Rbridge Wrote:  Hi,

Wondering if anyone could help me?! I've got a 2001 1.9 diseal and I've got an oil leak comin from my sump so when I do an oil change I'm going to take my sump off. Does anyone know Whether the sump has a gasket or will I have to use some sealer?

|Haynes says that when removing and fitting sump clean off old sealant, apply new sealant (1.9 & 2.0 DW series). so I think there is no gasket, seems a common trend for engine manufacturers now.
On the Xud series there seems to be a gasket, Haynes say "if fitted fit a new one". Otherwise if not seal it. :whistle:
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#3
Apply it in one hit, one bead -you dont want any wisps of it circulating around in the oil
I had a wrecked motorcycle gearbox to contend with once because the previous goon had overdone it with the silicone
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#4
Get the engine number and ring the dealer, they must surely know for sure. Don't want to be dropping the sump then find out you need a gasket....
Berlingo Multispace 2.0HDI '54 reg Mediterranean Blue
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#5
Thanks for all the replys i had a feeling it was silicone. I'll speak to the dealer and find out for sure.

Cheers all
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#6
Another tip, probably "teaching granny" but best done with the engine completely cold and don't tighten the pins fully until the slicon has gone off a bit otherwise it has a habit of squeezing out into places where it is not wanted and not making a proper seal where it is supposed to....
Berlingo Multispace 2.0HDI '54 reg Mediterranean Blue
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#7
Main dealer parts said no gasket for mine, 2.0 and tried to sell me some very expensive sealant.

Used this in the end and did a fine job.

http://www.abro.com/products/automotive/...roduct=180
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#8
Thanks for the advise.... I'll pick up some silicone!
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#9
I know this thread was well over a year ago but completely forgot about this thread. I thought I'd update, it in fact the van is fitting with an incorrect air intake manifold causing it to push down on a pipe which is then in turn leaking a bit of oil. Thanks for all the replays
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