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Dennis, I used to have the same leak on my LX, the big hose on the bottom was the culprit, it felt fairly tight but tightening it a half turn or so stopped the leak. All things considered that is a very minor leak if that's all the oil that leaked out.
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****! Now I'm worried about greasing the PTO on my 01 LX!

Which side of the engine is this on? Mine is actually at the shop right now getting some other items addressed. So, I'd like to add this one to the list. If not, I have a grease gun and will do it myself.
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Be sure you use the special spline grease mentioned, it's thick and has some kind of fibrous texture.

I recently had s leak of the hydraulic fluid, the hose fitting on the top of the cooler forward of the radiator had worked its way loose enough to leak, tightened it up and all is ok
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The PTO/hydraulic pump needs to be greasedevery 3,000 miles or so to prevent early wearing out of the spline. A couple of thousand $ if you don't. It is on the right side of the transmission, down low, so easy to get at.
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The PTO/hydraulic pump needs to be greasedevery 3,000 miles or so to prevent early wearing out of the spline. A couple of thousand $ if you don't. It is on the right side of the transmission, down low, so easy to get at.
I should be able to get at it without a lift or a pit, right?
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Greasing is better than not doing anything. I suggest best is to change PTO to a wet mount to lubricate spindle for hydraulic pump. There is a thread on this subject. Many have experienced hydraulic pump failure due to this. I had to be towed in and luckily Randy had a used hydraulic pump he shipped to me. The new pump took around 3 months to get. They only male one as they fet orders.
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i still have a few pumps and PTOs in stock.
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I should be able to get at it without a lift or a pit, right?
yes,you can grease them without a pit
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We also have pumps in stock
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I should be able to get at it without a lift or a pit, right?
You probably want some safety Blocking to get under.
I have no idea how many miles or history of your coach, but it takes 30 minutes to pull the pump bolts and pipe hanger above and check the spine.
Know what you have before you grease it.
I prefer the grease to the wet spline.
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