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Old 08 July 2019, 03:08   #1
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Iron filings

I understand that it is not unusual to find some iron filings on the magnet when doing a gear oil change, but what is an acceptable amount?

Your thoughts appreciated.
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Old 10 July 2019, 07:22   #2
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You might want to elaborate on the engine, any emulsification of the gear oil, any vibration when underway?
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A few flakes isnt unusual but shouldnt be much if its looking like a well fed hedgehog your in trouble
Or will be soon
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