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What is an axle seal leak? How can I detect a leak?

December 11th, 2018 by

The axle seal connects the axle to the transmission and keeps the transmission fluid from leaking. Depending on the size of the leak, it may be okay to drive with a leaking axle seal but you probably won’t get very far. The most common cause of a leaking axle seal is improper axle installation or

What is my CV axle shaft seal and why is it leaking?

July 11th, 2018 by

The CV axle shaft seal is what keeps fluid from leaking out of the transmission or differential housing as the CV axle rotates when the vehicle is in motion. In some vehicles, the axle shaft seal also helps to keep the axle shaft in proper alignment with the transmission. This small part serves a simple