Rear Differential/Axle Seals are Prone to Leaks on Chrysler 300

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Rear differential and axle seals are prone to repeated leaks.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 69,800 (20,000–136,000)
Drive Trains affected: 2WD, 4WD
7 model years affected: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, more2009, 2010, 2012
28 people reported this problem
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Rear axle seals on right is already leaking. Car was purchased new. Is this a common problem or a recall item? I've never had this problem before so early with a vehicle.
Rear seal leaked...had it replaced
Found leaking a little at time of service, and require replacement over $600 which includes labor.
Both rear end axils are leaking at rear end differential
axle seals leak... bad..
Rear seals leak. Bought new oem seals. Used diff from scrap yard. Carefully installed all the"new" components.. One week later both new seals leak.. I'm not happy with chrysler. I love my 300 but this is bs. I had two mechanics do a meticulous job on this diff replacement because i heard the diff seals are sensitive. Looks to me like oem seals are just pai plain defective and chrysler won't do anything about it.
I started having this problem at about the 70-75000 mile mark.
Rear differential and axle seals had to be replaced.
I have not had it fixed yet but will within a week or two. I have delayed the repair for a while because it is $1000 and I keep forgetting about it.
When i drive to stop and start bad suond in the back.
Routine tire inspection before vacation; grease leaking from right rear axle near wheel (outboard, not inboard) - will cost about $500 to replace the axle and seal.
Leaks had been taking place for awhile, so they had gummed up and sealed. Had it fixed, but very difficult at a shop that doesn't have the special tools that a Chrysler dealer has.
After only 14 months, recurring problems. As of today 08/15/11, every four months replacement, adjustment, cleaning, something... It appears may be related to vent position. Keeping fingers crossed.
During an inspection it was determined that the rear differential/axle was starting to leak. I checked with dealer to get it repaired under warrenty. They had a seal in stock and did the repair. It then leaked more then before I had it in. They ordered anoter seal and installed it. No problem since then.