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Rear Main Seal Leaking

My 2001 2500HD is leaking about two quarts of oil a week from the rear main seal. How hard is it to replace? And what steps do I take to fix it?

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  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    How do I replace the rear main seal?

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    oil leak in rear main seal

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    had rear main bearing seal and transmission seal replaced and now no leak but pressure which use to read 55 now reads 35- to 45 is this ok or does the switch need replacing

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Hello, it's not "easy" but, it's doable.
You'll need to follow the instructions and don't take shortcuts. ask for help if you need it.
Use this link to get an idea of what is involved. Ignore the "remove transmission" part. It can be done without removing the tranny. If you decide to do this buy a service manual to help you. If you have any questions feel free to ask.
Here is the link:
http://www.autozone.com/shopping/repairGuide.htm?pageId=0900c152801caf2a

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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