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Front and Rear Differential Pinion Seal and Transfer Case Leaks on Jeep Cherokee

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Leaks at the front and/or rear differential pinion seal and from the transfer case are common. Leakage from the transfer case normally occurs at the case-mating surfaces and require removal of the transfer case to reseal.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 140,741 (14,677–236,000)
Drive Train affected: Automatic Transmission
11 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
23 people reported this problem
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front pinion seal leak. trying to see how expensive it is to fix without getting ripped off
Transfer case needed to be refurbished due to this -- new case part was extremely expensive and NOT available by Chrystler. Had car towed to opposite side of the city as the repair place understood and offered to rebuild existing if possible. this was the result - total job savings of anywhere from $400 (used) to $1,200 (new). RECOMMENDED changing the Transfer Case Oils every 40K to keep in top condition...