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Audi A4 Quattro Oil Leak From Transmission Output Shaft Seal

Audi A4 Quattro Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Drive Train Affected: 3.2L V6

Average Mileage: 91,320 mi (36,600 mi - 149,000 mi)


A fluid leak may develop from the propeller shaft seal on the rear of the transmission. Our technicians tell us that replacing the seal will commonly correct this concern.

  • oil dripping off end of auto transmission where it meets driveshaft.

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  • need to replace trainsmission seals on audi a4 Quattro 1.8 year 1999. do I have to pull the front end and moter or drop the traine from the back whish is ezer please help my auto guy wants $1500 for the job ?

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  • Visitor, , 62,000 mi

    leaking shaft seal

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  • Visitor, , 36,600 mi

    Seal was leaking. Replaced by dealer service department. Three months later, leaking again.

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  •  Rookie

    Rear seal leaking on the exhaust. Installed new seal and problem still persists. Not sure if there might be a blocked vent in the transmission that would create pressure in the transmission causing the leak. Still not fixed.

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