The Differential May Develop Leaks From the Seals or Cover on Mercedes-Benz E430

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Leaks may develop from the differential cover and/or seals on high mileage or older vehicles. Our technicians recommend a complete reseal of the differential unit if these leaks are addressed.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 121,469 (89,000–157,345)
5 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002
10 people reported this problem
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This happened after just having the vehicle in for routine service. Mercedes Corporate actually covered the repair advising it should not have happened before 100k miles. R&R Differential, Seals and Flex Disc.
Starting to get leakage on rear differential seals. Mechanic reported it when I took the car in for B Service at 135,000