The Differential May Develop Leaks From the Seals or Cover on Mercedes-Benz S430 4MATIC

High mileage or older vehicles commonly develop leaks from the differential seals and/or cover. Our technicians recommend a complete reseal of the differential unit whenever these leaks are repaired.

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Average mileage: 61,083 (48,000–83,000)
4 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
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problem details
Told on 2000 Mercedes E430 fourmatic "found valve covers, rear differential and transfer case leaking". How long can I wait before repairing?
leaking seals found during routine maintenance, no fluid loss at this point.
Same problem, had to replace rear differential oil seals costed me around 1100$ with the dealership @ new country mb hartford