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Jeep Wrangler Front and Rear Differential Pinion Seal and Transfer Case Leaks

 
Jeep Wrangler Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Drive Trains Affected: 4WD, Automatic Transmission, Manual Transmission

Average Mileage: 77,440 mi (25,600 mi - 150,000 mi)

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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.

  • Visitor, , Manual Transmission, 35,500 mi

    im a chrysler technician and own a wrangler myself, this is the bigget problem on the wrangelers up to 2006 the front and rear pinion seals leak. these cars are industructible though nothing can stop the 4.0liter inline 6

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  • Visitor, , Manual Transmission, 118,000 mi

    rear end leaking at pinion. transfercase leaking all over.

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  • Visitor, , Manual Transmission, 122,000 mi

    Currently have a small leak in my transfer case. I got an estimate and it looks like it will cost around $500 to fix.

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  • Visitor, , Manual Transmission, 68,000 mi

    I was inspecting the under side of my jeep the other day and noticed it was leaking. I took it to the dealer and they said it wasn't covered by the warranty. So I'm in the process of having it fixed now!

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  • Visitor, , Automatic Transmission, 61,000 mi

    Leak in front differential- not fixed yet

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  • Visitor, , Automatic Transmission, 75,600 mi

    front and rear seals leak and so does camshaft seal

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  • Visitor, , Manual Transmission, 87,000 mi

    Bad leak/compression loss around front passenger tire area

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  • Visitor, , Manual Transmission, 45,500 mi

    diagnosed at a dealership, not fixed

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  • Visitor, , Automatic Transmission, 105,000 mi

    leak in transfer case.

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  • Visitor, , Automatic Transmission, 49,670 mi

    Both front and rear differentials were leaking and it cost $160 for each ($320) to repair at Scottsdale dealership.

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