Power steering Top pinion oil seal... at last

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Re: Power steering Top pinion oil seal... at last

Post by teenmal » Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:31 pm

Bonneville wrote: Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:10 am Is this a regular rotary shaft seal or something weird? Does anyone have a picture or does it have numbers printed on it like 12 41 6 R23?


The part number is MB166582 ..

https://www.google.com/search?q=MB16658 ... zDa24oNZ3M:
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Re: Power steering Top pinion oil seal... at last

Post by Bonneville » Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:30 pm

So, is it 19 35 7, like this:

http://malkom.eu/MB166582

Which could make it this:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Oil-Seal-TC- ... SwMFFbpL~w

Or this lot who I've used for years:

https://simplybearings.co.uk/shop/advan ... eywords3=7

But I'll defer to mikexgough as it's probably a strange lip or something.
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Re: Power steering Top pinion oil seal... at last

Post by teenmal » Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:38 pm

Bonneville wrote: Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:30 pm So, is it 19 35 7, like this:

http://malkom.eu/MB166582

Which could make it this:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Oil-Seal-TC- ... SwMFFbpL~w

Or this lot who I've used for years:

https://simplybearings.co.uk/shop/advan ... eywords3=7

But I'll defer to mikexgough as it's probably a strange lip or something.




The part number is MB166582 don't use 19x35x7 that is just the size not the design.
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Re: Power steering Top pinion oil seal... at last

Post by Bonneville » Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:09 pm

not the design
Fair enough but the design on a rotary shaft seal is the 'R' number. R23, R21 etc denotes lip, wiper, single, double (there's loads of 'em). 'tis an international standard :D
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Re: Power steering Top pinion oil seal... at last

Post by Bernie » Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:04 am

I'm really new to the Bongo world. My power steering works intermittently moving towards hardly working at all. When I steer left to any degree, it also makes a groaning sound. Does that mean its running low on oil? Where do I put more oil in? Is it time to change oil seals? Might it be a problem with the steering rack???
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Re: Power steering Top pinion oil seal... at last

Post by g8dhe » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:48 am

The reservoir tank is under the drivers seat mounted on the chassis by your right hand when facing the engine.
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Re: Power steering Top pinion oil seal... at last

Post by mikexgough » Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:33 pm

I'm going to pop these on eBay for ease of purchase..... More due in tomorrow and more at midweek from my other Russian suppliers...
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Re: Power steering Top pinion oil seal... at last

Post by mikexgough » Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:39 pm

mikexgough wrote: Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:33 pm I'm going to pop these on eBay for ease of purchase..... More due in tomorrow and more at midweek from my other Russian suppliers...


I've listed it on eBay for ease of purchase... :wink:
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Re: Power steering Top pinion oil seal... at last

Post by teenmal » Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:03 am

mikexgough , do you have a link.
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Re: Power steering Top pinion oil seal... at last

Post by Donnie » Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:49 am

Sorry for bringing up an old thread but I also have a steering rack leak and looks like the top seal issue too, does Mike still do the seal alone does anyone know? Is he contactable as it looks like hes not been on the forum for a couple of years?
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Re: Power steering Top pinion oil seal... at last

Post by g8dhe » Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:46 pm

He is a regular on FB as Mike Gough is in most of the Bongo Groups. He hasn't left yet either ;-) https://www.facebook.com/groups/MazdaBo ... 981260733/
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Re: Power steering Top pinion oil seal... at last

Post by Donnie » Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:33 pm

Cheers all, seems some variation in price there, assuming they are all actually definitely the same?

Anyway, have sent a message to Mike on the Facebook group so he should hopefully see it soonish.
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Re: Power steering Top pinion oil seal... at last

Post by Donnie » Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:29 pm

So Mike sorted me out and today I thought I'd make a start, which I have but come to a stop as my cheapo circlip pliers are crap so buying some better ones which will hopefully come tomorrow.

One thing though, the rubber dustcover you remove to see the cirlip was just sat there loose, is that normal as I would have expected it to be a bit tighter to form more of a dirt seal?
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