Engine rear main oil seal may leak on Honda Civic

The rear main oil seal can leak. The transmission has to be removed to replace the rear main seal on the engine.
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Average mileage: 152,949 (20,000–257,000)
Engines affected: 1.6L 4 Cylinder, 1.7L 4 Cylinder
8 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
35 people reported this problem
6 people shared problem details
1998 Honda Civic- 1.6L 4 Cylinder257,000
major oil leak in the front of the car
1998 Honda Civic- 1.6L 4 Cylinder
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.
2000 Honda Civic- 1.6L 4 Cylinder175,000
Main Seal leaking Oil, just like my previous 1996 Honda Civic EX did.
2000 Honda Civic- 1.6L 4 Cylinder200,000
my car stARTED LEAKING OIL, TOOK IT TO THE DEALERSHIP, THEY TOLD ME IT WILL COST OVER 600 IN REPAIRS. STILL THINKING ABOUT TI
1999 Honda Civic- 1.6L 4 Cylinder123,000
my rear seal leaks I keep up with the oil and the changes, but have read this can be fixed without dropping tranny
1996 Honda Civic- 1.6L 4 Cylinder189,000
had many leaks, repair shop took care of most but this one remains... not work fixing.
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