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How much does Differential Gasket Replacement cost in Cypress?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Cypress. Our mechanics in Cypress are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Cypress.

Differential Gasket Replacement pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2009 Toyota Highlander$167$71.80$94.996%$179.30
2009 Chevrolet Tahoe$229$124.74$104.485%$242.99
2007 Ford Escape$157$62.40$94.997%$169.90
2006 BMW 760Li$183$59.18$123.488%$198.93
2006 Mercedes-Benz CL500$686$59.18$626.9310%$768.68
2013 Ford Mustang$159$63.93$94.997%$171.43

Differential Gasket Replacement Service

What is the Differential Gasket all about?

Your front differential is the component in your vehicle that converts power from the transmission to the horizontal axis. As is the case with most vehicle components, it requires lubrication, which in this case comes from differential oil. The front of the differential is sealed with either silicone or a gasket to contain the fluid inside, and is bolted in place. If the seal leaks and the fluid is low, you may experience grinding or whining noises from the front and the possibility of differential failure.

Keep in mind:

  • Front differential gasket seal replacement is included as part of regular maintenance if the fluid is being changed.
  • Contamination in the differential fluid comes from debris or metal shavings.

How it's done:

  • The vehicle is put on jack stands then front and rear wheels are removed. A drain pan is placed under the front and rear differentials and they are drained of fluid.

  • The defective front differential gasket are replaced following the removal and installation process detailed in the respective service manual. The front differential is then filled.

  • The rear differential cover is then removed. The new gasket is installed and the differential is filled.

  • The tires are reinstalled and the jack stands are removed. The tires are torqued to correct specifications.

  • The vehicle is road tested to ensure proper operation of differentials.

Our recommendation:

The differential gasket is changed when the fluid is replaced. If the seal leaks between maintenance intervals and the fluid runs out, the differential could be damaged, and then your vehicle will be rendered useless. If you suspect or are aware that the differential gasket is leaking, have one of our expert mechanics check it out and replace it if necessary.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Differential Gasket?

  • Puddle of fluid under the motor compartment that looks like motor oil, but smells different
  • Grinding noise from the front when four wheel drive is engaged due to low fluid

How important is this service?

Unless you have a huge fluid leak, you can continue to drive your car for a while. However, like all fluid leaks, this needs to be fixed eventually, so you should have it addressed by one of our expert mechanics at your earliest convenience so that the problem won’t drag on indefinitely.


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Dan

39 years of experience
976 reviews
Dan
39 years of experience
dan was on time and did job as per the quote - personable and not reluctant to answer my questions / concerns - cleaned up - this was a first "trial" job for me which left me quite satisfied - will use him again

Timmy

10 years of experience
43 reviews
Timmy
10 years of experience
Great job

David

25 years of experience
180 reviews
David
25 years of experience
David knows cars and followed through on all issues.

Luke

16 years of experience
138 reviews
Luke
16 years of experience
On time, very professional and well qualified. An effortless experience.

Mung

21 years of experience
31 reviews
Mung
21 years of experience
Above and beyond, genuinely nice and is a great mechanic. This man spent several hours just fixing other mechanics mistakes and will teach you what went wrong. Smart great guy- have restored confidence in my Jeep again - Thank You -

Andrian

32 years of experience
185 reviews
Andrian
32 years of experience
Excellent service, neat, prompt!! Will be calling again!

Vinny

10 years of experience
29 reviews
Vinny
10 years of experience
Great first experience with yourMechanic. Vinny was very knowledgable and did a great job - gave me much more confidence that it had been done right than when I usually drive away from the dealer. Polite, friendly and left the car and driveway in great condition

Reyna

15 years of experience
39 reviews
Reyna
15 years of experience
She is the best and most thorough mechanic I have ever worked with. I will only work with her. She is honest and friendly.

Matthew

33 years of experience
1222 reviews
Matthew
33 years of experience
This is the second time as it comes out to perform work on my vehicle. I'm very satisfied with his work. He is very professional, knowledgeable, and a good all-around guy!

Angel

5 years of experience
122 reviews
Angel
5 years of experience
Excellent and professional, thank Mr. Ramirez for a job well done.

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