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.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Mercedes-Benz SL500 Leaks Develop at Differential Seals/Cover on High Mileage/Older Vehicles
Mercedes-Benz SL500 Problem
Average Mileage: 81,333 mi (47,000 mi - 109,000 mi)
Visitor, 1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500, 109,000 mi
The oil leak happens after the soft top is put back up
leak on rear diff....estimate of $800 ...Ok price???
Visitor, 1996 Mercedes-Benz SL500, 72,000 mi
Leaks from the seals on the differential unit. Repair is expensive as it takes about 8 hours work to replace the seals. However, car is 15 years old and not driven very much. Probably will begin driving it more. Drives like a dream both before and after this repair. Love the car.