The Differential May Develop Leaks From the Seals or Cover on Mercedes-Benz E430

Leaks may develop from the differential cover and/or seals on high mileage or older vehicles. Our technicians recommend a complete reseal of the differential unit if these leaks are addressed.

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Average mileage: 121,469 (89,000–157,345)
5 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002
10 people reported this problem
problem details
This happened after just having the vehicle in for routine service. Mercedes Corporate actually covered the repair advising it should not have happened before 100k miles. R&R Differential, Seals and Flex Disc.
Starting to get leakage on rear differential seals. Mechanic reported it when I took the car in for B Service at 135,000
transmishion flued leaking at seal to motermount