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Front differential cover leaking

Replace rear main seal

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SOURCE: Rear Main Seal Leak

To replace the seal, the mechanic will have to either lift the engine or lower the transmission. You will get much better pricing going to a transmission shop (e.g. AAMCO) and getting a quote from them to replace the seal.

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

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SOURCE: I have had my rear main seal replaced 3 times and

First off i would hope that there was some waranty coverage for this repair.

Is the fluid leak indeed oil (black/brown)? If so that would be the rear main. Problem could be the surface around the seal on the engine has a defect or space.

If the fluid leak is a reddish color this is transmission fluid and would be the torque convertor leaking not the rear main.

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Posted on Mar 05, 2011

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SOURCE: what is a pinion seal verses a rear main

PINION SEAL GO INSIDE THE ASSAMBBLY BOX, REAR MAIN DIFFERENTIAL SEAL OUTSIDE CLOSE TO DRIVE TRAIN BAR

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Here is the oil leaking Problem Identifying Technique

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