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Old 03-05-2018, 10:33:11 PM
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1400 hours

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so if i find a rear main seal for d950 would that be the one?


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Old 03-05-2018, 11:38:15 PM
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The engine is a standard Kubota engine. So a seal for a 950 will work. Onan just added some parts to make it a generator engine. But before you take it apart. Make sure the crank case breather is clear. Might save yourself some money. 1400 hours is not much for that engine.
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I agree with Billy that 1400 hours on a Kubota is extremely low to have a rear seal go bad. I have seen Kubota powered generators with well over 10,000 hrs and they still ran well and maybe had some oil seeps but not a rear seal leak.
I have owned 3 kubota diesel tractors from 2 cyl-500cc to my present 4 cyl-1505cc. None of them leaked.
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