Rear Main Seal Replacement Cost
RepairPrice Estimates are based on the estimated time for the repair, labor rates charged by trained automotive professionals, and prices for quality parts.
These estimates are designed to show a range of fair prices, instead of a single price, because there is more than one part that is appropriate to use in each repair, and more than a single mechanic who is qualified to do the repair.
Each estimate is customized for your vehicle and geographic area. Estimates exclude applicable taxes, diagnostic charges and disposal fees.
Rear Main Seal Replacement Estimate (National Average)
Replacement of the rear main seal requires removal of the transmission. Due to this labor intensive job, shops will often suggest having the rear main seal replaced anytime the transmission is removed.
The rear main seal may also be referred to as the "rear crankshaft seal."
When a rear main seal leaks, engine oil will often be found dripping from between the engine and the transmission.