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leaking rear drive shaft seal


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#1 aa8jzdial

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Posted 28 May 2008 - 07:48 PM

Impreza 1997 automatic xmsn
rear drive shaft seal is leaking
Too difficult for rookies?
Take it to the shop?
Typical costs??
tnx
rick w mi

#2 msmithmmx

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Posted 29 May 2008 - 07:31 PM

Not that it is difficult, but time consuming. The engine or the trans needs to come out.

#3 hohieu

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Posted 29 May 2008 - 07:43 PM

Are you talking about the rear main seal or the pinion seal for the rear differential?

#4 Hocrest

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Posted 29 May 2008 - 08:28 PM

Or the seal where the driveshaft goes into the transmission?

#5 Reveeen

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Posted 29 May 2008 - 08:51 PM

And, to further complicate matters, it can leak between the flange and the pinion shaft, where there is no seal. A little silicone under the nut seems to do the trick here.




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