Your rear main seal is one of the most important seals on your vehicle’s engine. The rear main seal is the rear seal for the crankshaft in your engine. It’s a very important seal since it is so low on the engine a significant amount of oil can quickly leak from it, allowing your engine oil levels to get dangerously low before you have time to add more oil. That’s why, if yours is faulty, a rear main seal leak fix should be at the top of your to-do list. Luckily, fixing the seal is extremely easy with BlueDevil Rear Main Sealer. Continue reading below, and stop that leak right in its tracks!
A Rear Main Seal Fix Doesn’t Have to Be Hard
Once you have a bottle of BlueDevil Rear Main Sealer in your hands, fixing a rear main seal leak has never been easier. Watch the video below for a step-by-step guide to fixing any leak!
Rear Main Seal Leak Symptoms
A rear main seal that requires fixing will leave oil stains under a parked vehicle. Your vehicle may also demonstrate a dramatic loss of oil in a short period of time.
Can You Drive With a Rear Main Seal Leak?
Solving a rear main seal leak can be a frustrating and complicated experience. Many times the mechanics’ quotes for getting a rear main seal fixed are so high that it seems a better option to drive the vehicle and just add oil regularly to keep your car running. Here’s why that’s a bad Idea.
While you are driving, the leaking oil will be distributed all over the bottom of your vehicle. This includes your suspension components, exhaust pipe, and any hoses or wires under your vehicle. Spreading oil over your hot exhaust pipe is, most importantly, a fire hazard! It can also but also lead to unpleasant smells and plumes of smoke coming from your engine. Just letting a rear main seal leak go is a poor option, even if you don’t intend on keeping your car for very long.
Replacing a Rear Main Seal
Rear main seal leaks are often killers of engines due to their complicated replacement procedure. The actual seal that is broken is often a relatively low-cost part, often under $50 dollars but sometimes as low as $15. However, the process to get to the rear main seal to replace it often requires removal of the entire engine and transmission from the vehicle, a job that can only be done by very skilled mechanics and even then can take 6-10 hours! Due to the duration of the job and the skills required to do the work, it often can be more economical to simply install a new engine in your vehicle than to attempt to repair the rear main seal. If your rear main seal is leaking, it is likely that other components of your engine are worn down and will soon start to leak as well or start to slowly fail.
Rear Main Seal Leak Fix at Home
Luckily, if your rear main seal is leaking, you have a few options outside of replacing your engine or paying for costly maintenance. Stop leak products are relatively new to the automotive market and have made great strides with recent formulas.
Originally, stop leaks were mostly particulate based and used things like sawdust to clog leaks. Ultimately, these caused more harm than good. New technology in leak stop additives has led to a different way of sealing leaks in the systems in your vehicle. Rather than simply clogging up leaks, BlueDevil Rear Main Sealer is designed to revive and rejuvenate the rear main seal in your motor so it can do the job it was originally intended to do. BlueDevil Rear Main Sealer is a versatile rear main seal fix for seals that are dried, cracked, or shrunken due to age or use. Our solution is a completely liquid additive that won’t clog or harm any other components or seals in your engine and will stop that annoying (and costly) rear main seal leak in a sinch.
The Best Rear Main Seal Leak Additive!
Our leak stop solution is the best on the market. If you don’t believe us, read BlueDevil Rear Main Sealer product reviews on the Advance Auto Parts website before you make your purchase. Stop your leak before you do more damage to your vehicle! Avoiding costly repairs is every car owner’s first priority. BlueDevil Rear Main Sealer is the perfect product to do just that.
You can also purchase BlueDevil Rear Main Sealer directly from the manufacturer here: Transmission Sealer, or at your local auto-parts stores:
- Advance Auto Parts
- Bennet Auto Supply
- Prime Automotive
- Pep Boys
- O’Reillys Auto Parts
- Auto Zone