rear main seal leak on 1990 Jaguar XJS

How do you repair a rear main seal leak? cannot find a simplet straight answer! Thanks.

by in Wheeling, WV on April 05, 2010
4 answers
ANSWER by on April 05, 2010
According to my book for engines up to number #8S66782 its a 39 hour job and for engines number #8S66783 and up its a 10 hour job, hope you have the later engine as the transmission and flywheel has to be removed to get to this
ANSWER by on April 05, 2010
That's because there isn't a very simple answer. That's generally a pretty major job. You will need a repair manual: But you may benefit from seeking assistance from a professional.
ANSWER by on April 05, 2010
A rear main seal can be a lot of work because its where the engine meets the trans. You need a detailed guide to do this that is why nobody can give you an easy answer.
ANSWER by on November 13, 2010
on my 2000 E 4matic I have had estimated from $2,200 MB dealer to $655 in Broklyn NY. Have not gone anything yet

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