Caravan, Town & Country 2006-2007

Timing Chain Cover & Seal

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Removal & Installation



3.3L & 3.8L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Drain the cooling system.
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  5. Drain the engine oil.
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  7. Remove the timing chain cover as follows:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Right wheel and splash shield
     
    Oil pan and pick up tube
     
    Drive belt
     
    A/C compressor and set aside with the lines still attached
     
    Crankshaft damper
     
    Lower radiator hose
     
    Camshaft Position (CMP), if necessary
     
    Heater hose from the timing cover or water pump inlet tub if equipped with an engine oil cooler
     
    Right side engine mount
     
    Idler pulley from the bracket
     
    Engine mount bracket
     
    Water pump
     
    Power steering support strut-to-cover bolt
     
    Timing chain cover bolts and the cover
     

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  9. Remove the seal from the timing chain cover using crankshaft seal removal tool C-4991 or equivalent. Use tool C-4992 to install it. Lubricate the lip of the seal when installing the new one.
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  11. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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