Front and Rear Differential Pinion Seal and Transfer Case Leaks on Jeep Cherokee

Leaks at the front and/or rear differential pinion seal and from the transfer case are common. Leakage from the transfer case normally occurs at the case-mating surfaces and require removal of the transfer case to reseal.

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Average mileage: 132,459 (14,677–236,000)
Drive Train affected: Automatic Transmission
11 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
22 people reported this problem
8 people shared problem details
1992 Jeep Cherokee- Automatic Transmission228,000
Rear Pinion Seal leaking how do I slow the leak or stop the leak?
1992 Jeep Cherokee- Automatic Transmission
leaks from rear seal
1998 Jeep Cherokee- Automatic Transmission236,000
Front Pinion Seal Leaks, Rear Main Seal Leaks Power Steering Pump Leaks
1992 Jeep Cherokee- Automatic Transmission128,000
Pinion seal, valve cover and front seal all leak on my jeep
1993 Jeep Cherokee- Automatic Transmission
need transfer case drive chain replaced in 1993 jeep xj
2000 Jeep Cherokee- Automatic Transmission80,000
Seepage from transfer case
Transfer case needed to be refurbished due to this -- new case part was extremely expensive and NOT available by Chrystler. Had car towed to opposite side of the city as the repair place understood and offered to rebuild existing if possible. this was the result - total job savings of anywhere from $400 (used) to $1,200 (new). RECOMMENDED changing the Transfer Case Oils every 40K to keep in top condition...
2000 Jeep Cherokee- Automatic Transmission162,000
front pinion seal leak. trying to see how expensive it is to fix without getting ripped off
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