What is the average cost to place the "main rear seal"? on 2006 Acura TL

Car leaks oil daily. Car is well care for, 97K miles. Is this an expected "wear and tear" repair? I have been quoted $1000K. Is this accurate?

by in Virginia Beach, VA on March 03, 2012
2 answers 2 comments
ANSWER by on March 03, 2012
price is about right. shop around for comparision pricing. i would check the pcv valve first. if it is clogged, it will blow oil out the rear main. i would not exspect this repair at this mileage. at 150-200k, yes. Roy
COMMENT by on March 03, 2012
What is a PCV valve? Just found a guy that said he could do the repair for $325 "off the clock". ???
COMMENT by on March 03, 2012
be leary of this. it is a very involved job and lots can go wrong. you have no warranty on that repair if he messes up. pcv is positive crankcase ventilation valve. very important for the engine to breather. Roy
ANSWER by on March 03, 2012
Agree with Roy. Labor to remove the transmission and replace the seal is 8 hours add $50 in parts.