Caliber 2007

Crankshaft Front Seal

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove the accessory drive belt.
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  3. Install Special Tool 9707 Damper Holder to remove the crankshaft damper bolt.

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    Fig. Install Special Tool 9707 Damper Holder (1) to remove the crankshaft damper bolt.

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  5. Pull the damper off of the crankshaft.
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  7. Remove the crankshaft front seal by prying it out with a suitable pry tool.
    WARNING
    Take care not to damage the cover seal surface.



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    Fig. Remove the crankshaft front seal (1) by prying it out with a suitable pry tool (2).

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To install:

  1. Place the new seal onto Special Tool 9506 Seal Installer with the seal spring towards the inside of the engine.
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  3. Install the new crankshaft front seal using the Seal Installer tool and the crankshaft damper bolt.
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  5. Tighten the crankshaft bolt until the Seal Installer tool seats flush against the timing chain cover.
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  7. Remove the crankshaft bolt and Installer Tool.

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    Fig. Install the new seal (1) by tightening the crankshaft bolt (3) until the Seal Installer Tool (2) seats against the timing chain cover (4).

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  9. Install the crankshaft damper. Oil the bolt threads between the bolt head and washer.
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  11. Using Special Tool 9707 Damper Holder told on the crankshaft damper and tighten the bolt to 155 ft. lbs. (210 Nm).
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  13. Install the accessory drive belt.
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  15. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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