Asked by: Casian Badke
asked in category: General Last Updated: 25th April, 2020

Is it worth fixing a rear main seal?

Replacing a rear main seal can be so expensive the cost to replace it may be more than you have to spend, or even more than your vehicle is worth. When faced with a high dollar repair on an older vehicle it can be difficult to decide if it's worth dumping more money into an older vehicle that doesn't have much value.

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Just so, how much does it cost to fix a rear main seal?

The average cost for a rear main seal replacement is between $248 and $313. Labor costs are estimated between $227 and $288 while parts are priced between $21 and $25. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.

Similarly, how long does it take to fix a rear main seal leak? it's supposedly an 8 hours job.

Correspondingly, can you drive a car with a bad rear main seal?

If you've got a rear main seal leak you will have oil dripping off either your engine oil pan or the front of your transmission called the bell housing. Simply add BlueDevil Rear Main Sealer to your vehicle's engine oil and your rear main seal leak will be stopped as your drive your vehicle.

Will a rear main seal leak get worse?

Once the rear main seal begins to fail, the rotation of the crankshaft disturbs and then the problem quickly becomes worse. It causes a problem to the engine more quickly as it allows a large amount of oil leak.

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