BMW X3 2005

Front Crankshaft Seal

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Splash guard
     
    Engine fan. Refer to Engine Fan removal and installation
     
    Accessory drive belts. Refer to Accessory Drive Belts removal and installation
     
    Crankshaft damper. Refer to Crankshaft Damper removal and installation
     

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  5. Fit special tools 11 2 383 and 11 2 385 to crankshaft.
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  7. Align groove of special tool 11 2 385 to keyway of crankshaft.
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  9. Screw in special tool 11 2 380 until it has made firm contact with radial seal.
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  11. Remove radial seal by tightening bolt on special tool 11 2 380.
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To install:

  1. Coat sealing lips of new radial sealing ring with oil.
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  3. Using special tool 11 3 280 and centering bolt, install new radial seal flush with timing case cover.
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  5. Install or connect the following:

    Crankshaft damper
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Engine fan
     
    Splash guard
     

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