The Differential May Develop Leaks From the Seals or Cover on Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI

High mileage or older vehicles commonly develop leaks from the differential seals and/or cover. Our technicians recommend a complete reseal of the differential unit whenever these leaks are repaired.

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Average mileage: 72,400 (42,000–105,000)
2 model years affected: 2005, 2006
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 42,000 mi,
leak from rear differential, seal to be replaced
2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 105,000 mi,
Slight leakage from rear differential housing.
2006 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 86,600 mi,
leaks from the differential seals and/or cover
2006 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 56,000 mi,
not yet fixed. Recommended by mechanic. Slight leak noted at service in mid 2014, (47,000 miles) and now is more pronounced, but have not seen any drips on the garage floor.