Caravan, Town & Country 2006-2007
Timing Chain Cover & Seal
Removal & Installation3.3L & 3.8L Engines
Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
Drain the cooling system.
Drain the engine oil.
Remove the timing chain cover as follows:
Negative battery cable
Right wheel and splash shield
Oil pan and pick up tube
A/C compressor and set aside with the lines still attached
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
Power steering support strut-to-cover bolt
Timing chain cover bolts and the cover
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.
Installation is the reverse of removal.