Oil leak - maybe rear drive? [RESOLVED]

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I'd recommend taking off the lower shield and inspection of mating surfaces on DU assembly, as tradition with all leaks, it good to wipe, spray brake clean, wipe,use leak detection spray, on fittings and seals, drive on freeway for 3 exits, bring back for inspection. You'll like find the problem urself. I specialize in EV inspections, EV purchase inspections, and DIY assistance is primarily my experience after release from Rivian.
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DM me but for the record, I don't disclose my employment reasons due to NDA but I just want to help people understand their product. It's tough as a consumer and owner of an emission free vehicle and service support in general needs alot of objective factual information IMO.
 

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What was the resolution?
 

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What was the resolution?
[UPDATE] Rivian inspected the leak and found a failed seal on the upper drain plug of the rear drive unit. They replaced the seal, drained and refilled the unit with fluid, road tested it, did general diagnostics, and returned it to me. Overall it was a very good service experience. They provided me a rental car and coordinated to pick up the truck (on a flatbed) around my schedule.
 

 
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