Mercedes-Benz S500 Problem Report
Mercedes-Benz S500 The Differential May Develop Leaks From the Seals or Cover
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.
Rear diff leaked at all seals. About $700 parts and labor at indy shop to remove and reseal - Visitor
Rear diff leaks from all seals. - Visitor
rear seal leaking. - Visitor
I've had to have just about every seal replaced, rear differential, rear axle, both valve cover gaskets, etc. I have had the car since it was brand new and I know it has been perfectly maintained. I love the car, but unfortunately, the BMW I had before this, puts this car to shame with almost twice the miles. - Visitor
Went through two containers of coolant after seeing white steam come from exhaust. No oil/coola...
High mileage vehicles may develop a leak from one or more of the transmission oil seals.