Is it necessary to pull the transmission when replacing the rear main seal?

Asked by Sep 10, 2014 at 09:48 PM about the 2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Laramie Quad Cab SB 4WD

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Yep. Transmission or engine, i would go with the tranny. Back in the good old days you fix it by dropping the oil pan and just sliding in a new seal, but no more, like everything else you have to spend 300 bucks to replace a 15 dollar part.

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