Front and rear differential pinion seal leaks are common. A leaking pinion seal will require replacement.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Dodge Durango Front/Rear Differential Pinion Seal Leaks Are Common
Dodge Durango Problem
Drive Train Affected: 4WD
Average Mileage: 145,069 mi (63,000 mi - 267,000 mi)
Visitor, 2002 Dodge Durango, 4WD, 107,105 mi
seals leaked eventho I kepted up my maintance
Visitor, 2001 Dodge Durango, 4WD, 140,000 mi
Fluid just started leaking from rear differential from the front pinion seal. Replacing seal.
Visitor, 2004 Dodge Durango, 4WD
100,000 miles on 2004 Durango it needs front diff. seal.
Visitor, 2001 Dodge Durango, 4WD, 156,000 mi
Noticed gear fluid on the parking lot. Looked under the truck and traced oil leak to pinion seal. Still seeking solution.
Visitor, 2000 Dodge Durango, 4WD
seals needed to be replaced with U Joint in rear, now front differential is making noise
Visitor, 2002 Dodge Durango, 4WD, 63,000 mi
Rear Diff seal leaking - low milage - this is ridiculous!
Visitor, 1998 Dodge Durango, 267,000 mi
front differential pinion seal wore badly
Visitor, 1999 Dodge Durango, 4WD, 118,000 mi
Pinion seal on rear diff is leaking. Still looking for a fix.