Was thinking to purchase a used Land Rover but it needs an oil seal. The price is good depending on how much it cost for the oil seal service.
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2003 Land Rover Discovery Question: What is the approximate price to change the engine oil seal on the Land Rover.
Answer #1Prestige Auto Works (194 Answers) , Sacramento, CA - (916) 550-9579Prestige Auto Works May 07, 2013, 11:38Journeyman
Are you talking about the front crankshaft oil seal? If so, about $120 parts and labor.
Replyryeem, May 07, 2013, 11:56Rookie
The seller referenced it as the "main" oil seal. So I'm thinking it is more major?
WHICH SEAL AND I WOULD NOT PURCAHSE AS THEY ARE MONEY PITS AFTER 36K MILES. ITS APPROX 1100.00 REPAIR
ReplyPrestige Auto Works, May 07, 2013, 15:25Journeyman
If the price is right and you are very serious about purchasing this particular vehicle, I would recommend (with any purchase) that you take it in to a qualified shop for a pre-purchase inspection to get a complete run-down of what it needs or will need. That way you wont get stuck with thousand of unexpected after purchase repairs. It will also give you negotiating power.
The rear crank shaft seal, commonly called the rear main seal, would cost about $930 to repair here.
Replyryeem, May 07, 2013, 16:43Rookie
Thanks...even with the repair it looks like a good deal.