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2001 Yukon 1500 XL 4 X 4 front differential problem

Dear Sir, I just took my Yukon to my GMC dealer in West Los Angeles for service and oil change. A first report came to let me know that I have a front axle shaft oil seal leaking. After more checking, they are telling me that the front differential need to be be rebuilt and that will cost 3,500.00 Dollars. I did tell them to put this repair on hold but does it sound correct to your knowledge and what could I do to fix the problem, if there is one, at a better cost? This is not the right time for this kind of expense, but again when is it!!!
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Sounds like the Common "Ploy for Money" from the Dealership. You can wait on this repair as long as 1---There is not a Pool of Fluid where you Park 2--- Everything work as Normal. It Very well Could be Leaking But, The Mechanics at the Dealership are trained to look for Buildup on ANYTHING on the Undercarriage. A Leak of anykind could cause Buildup of Fluids on the Outside So, Just keep an Eye on it and Make sure that it is not a Bad Leak or Anything is not Functioning as Normal.

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