Fluid Leak From Transmission Output Shaft Seal on Audi A4 Quattro

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 99,181 (36,600–150,000)
Drive Train affected: 3.2L V6
14 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
29 people reported this problem
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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 ?
oil dripping off end of auto transmission where it meets driveshaft.
output seal leaking on my A4 1.8T. Planning to change seal myself
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.
Rear tranny to drive shaft output seal leaking gear oil. R/R seal.
tailshaft flange seal leak I am guessing. Very few drops of liquid coming out from the center of the car. It's audi A4 3.0 convertible
A pink fluid was leaking. Mechanic said it was the rear transmission seal and replaced the seal. Part cost was ~$34 but the labor was $325. Transmission is still leaking and the car is scheduled to be brought back in for repair on Monday 3/7/2016
leak from prop seal dealer says needs replacement.
leaking shaft seal
Seal was leaking. Replaced by dealer service department. Three months later, leaking again.