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Engine rear main oil seal may leak on Honda Civic

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The rear main oil seal can leak. The transmission has to be removed to replace the rear main seal on the engine.
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Honda Civic Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 150,171 (20,000–257,000)
Engines affected: 1.6L 4 Cylinder, 1.7L 4 Cylinder
10 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006
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my rear seal leaks I keep up with the oil and the changes, but have read this can be fixed without dropping tranny
Leaking oil and transmission fluid can not find where it is coming from replace oil pan gasket just can not find it
had many leaks, repair shop took care of most but this one remains... not work fixing.
my car stARTED LEAKING OIL, TOOK IT TO THE DEALERSHIP, THEY TOLD ME IT WILL COST OVER 600 IN REPAIRS. STILL THINKING ABOUT TI
I have tried to save a few bucks by putting in some rear seal gasket sealant. yeah, what a joke, that crap doesn't work.
I had the oil pan changed and valve gasket cover replaced in April 2017. I also had main seal replaced about 7 years ago. I didn't have any leaking oil until yesterday when I went to get my oil changed at the Honda dealer 2 days ago and I have small leaks in my driveway. 2002 Honda Civic