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Engine rear main oil seal may leak on Honda Civic

Problem Description and Possible Solution
The rear main oil seal can leak. The transmission has to be removed to replace the rear main seal on the engine.
Problem Data
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Average mileage: 152,906 (20,000–257,000)
Engines affected: 1.6L 4 Cylinder, 1.7L 4 Cylinder
10 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006
38 people reported this problem
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my rear seal leaks I keep up with the oil and the changes, but have read this can be fixed without dropping tranny
major oil leak in the front of the car
Main Seal leaking Oil, just like my previous 1996 Honda Civic EX did.
Leaking oil and transmission fluid can not find where it is coming from replace oil pan gasket just can not find it
I have tried to save a few bucks by putting in some rear seal gasket sealant. yeah, what a joke, that crap doesn't work.
my car stARTED LEAKING OIL, TOOK IT TO THE DEALERSHIP, THEY TOLD ME IT WILL COST OVER 600 IN REPAIRS. STILL THINKING ABOUT TI
had many leaks, repair shop took care of most but this one remains... not work fixing.