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Category: Kia
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Experience:  17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.
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I have 2007 kia sorento with 66000 miles front left hand differential/drive

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I have 2007 kia sorento with 66000 miles front left hand differential/drive shaft sea leaking have fitted genuine kia seal it is still leaking what do I get my mechanic to do now can seal be put in wrong way round

Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 3 years ago.


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from what you are describing either the seal was put in backwards, the seal was damaged during the installation, or the seal was defective from the manufacture. The seal will need to be removed and checked.