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.
Car Problem Reports
Mercedes-Benz S430 4MATIC Leaks Develop at Differential Seals/Cover on High Mileage/Older Vehicles
Mercedes-Benz S430 4MATIC Problem
Average Mileage: 61,083 mi (48,000 mi - 83,000 mi)
Visitor, 2006 Mercedes-Benz S430 4MATIC, 52,250 mi
leaking seals found during routine maintenance, no fluid loss at this point.
Visitor, 2004 Mercedes-Benz S430 4MATIC, 48,000 mi
Same problem, had to replace rear differential oil seals costed me around 1100$ with the dealership @ new country mb hartford
Visitor, 2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 4MATIC, 83,000 mi
Told on 2000 Mercedes E430 fourmatic "found valve covers, rear differential and transfer case leaking". How long can I wait before repairing?