The average cost for a Rear Main Seal Replacement is between $659 and $860. Labor costs are estimated between $631 and $797 while parts are priced between $28 and $63.Get a personalized estimate based on your location and specific car. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.
Rear Main Seal Replacement Cost
Rear Main Seal Replacement Estimate (National Average)
No parts required.
Replacement of the rear main seal requires removal of the transmission. Due to this labor intensive job, shops will often suggest having the rear main seal replaced anytime the transmission is removed.
The rear main seal may also be referred to as the "rear crankshaft seal."
When a rear main seal leaks, engine oil will often be found dripping from between the engine and the transmission.