Author Battery Acid Dissolved Plastic, Hole in pan  (Read 941 times)

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    Battery Acid Dissolved Plastic, Hole in pan
    on: Sep 01, 2019, 12.42 pm
    Sep 01, 2019, 12.42 pm
    I noticed some discoloration on my shaft drive.  It looked like bird droppings. Figured I'd just clean it up today.  Upon closer inspection, I've found that the battery was leaking.  What really surprised me is that the battery acid actually dissolved the plastic pan. 




    Left Side, Looking up, Just fore of preload adjuster







    Left Side, Looking down, into the battery compartment, you can see corrosion on the screw




    Looks like this will be a time-consuming project to replace that pan.  Not happy at all. 

    Anyone by chance have the paint code for the silver on the final drive? 

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    Re: Battery Acid Dissolved Plastic, Hole in pan
    Reply #1 on: Sep 01, 2019, 02.36 pm
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    Nasty stuff that acid.  :004:

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    Re: Battery Acid Dissolved Plastic, Hole in pan
    Reply #2 on: Sep 01, 2019, 05.53 pm
    Sep 01, 2019, 05.53 pm
    It turns out the repair is not going to be that bad.  One part (80106-MGE-010), 25 USD.  Not sure on the installation procedure yet though. 

     



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