Auto Systems and Repair: Rear Main Seal
Symptoms of Wear or Failure
- When a rear main seal leaks, engine oil will often be found dripping from between the engine and the transmission
- Clutch (if equipped) may slip or grab
Related Repair Advice
- Replacement of the rear main seal often 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.