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How much does Differential Gasket Replacement cost in Lynnwood?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Lynnwood. Our mechanics in Lynnwood 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 Lynnwood.

Differential Gasket Replacement pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2011 Ford Expedition$187$63.93$123.487%$203.68
2008 Dodge Durango$260$108.22$151.987%$280.22
2006 Dodge Ram 2500$239$87.48$151.987%$259.48
2006 Lincoln Mark LT$222$98.16$123.486%$237.91
2013 Cadillac ATS$574$108.22$465.459%$634.97
2006 BMW M3$183$59.18$123.488%$198.93

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.


Recent Differential Gasket Replacement reviews in Lynnwood

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Attila

19 years of experience
928 reviews
Attila
19 years of experience
Got the job done and efficiently

Michael

25 years of experience
199 reviews
Michael
25 years of experience
Great guy that's really knowledgable. He's totally willing to take a minute and discuss or think through alternative fixes.

Joseph

17 years of experience
97 reviews
Joseph
17 years of experience
Very knowledgeable and efficient.

Alex

15 years of experience
89 reviews
Alex
15 years of experience
Alex is awesome and knowledgeable! He met all my expectations and then some! I will be using him again on my next repair.

Joey

12 years of experience
22 reviews
Joey
12 years of experience
Joey was super quick and knowledgeable. Perfect job on my truck. Would highly recommend him to anyone considering using YourMechanic.

Maxwell

18 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
18 years of experience
I booked Maxwell on line. My granddaughter drives a 1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport which was given to her by her Grandad with the stipulation that only Grandad would work on it. Well Grandad has health issues so a mechanic needed to be found. Based on reviews we chose Maxwell. Professional, punctual and he did not talk down to my daughter in law as some mechanics will do. I am so very pleased with his work that I will be driving my 2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport down to Conroe just to have him do the work, that is over 100 miles but I can see the kids AND get my automotive work done. What particularly impressed me was that Maxwell knew what our Jeep is and did not see it as an older car but rather for the " bullet proof" vehicle that it is. Very knowledgeable and very respectful.....he is our " go to mechanic" Very very please with the reasonable cost also A++++++ experience

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.

Collins

12 years of experience
512 reviews
Collins
12 years of experience
Very good

Scott

34 years of experience
555 reviews
Scott
34 years of experience
Job completed on time and no issues

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