Do I need to put a sealant on a rear differential cover gasket? I put a
lock right in a few weeks ago and its the gasket is leaking now. I used
just the gasket but wondered it this was one that needs sealant on it?
The last diff work I did was in my old '00 S10 with the 8.5" gear.
I used a very thin layer of orange RTV on a new gasket, before putting
things back together. I used just enough to create a tacky surface, not
so much that it oozed out when tightened. It never leaked on me...
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