Century, Grand Prix, Impala, Intrigue, Lumina, Monte Carlo, Regal 2001-2005

Crankshaft Front Seal

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Removal & Installation



Except 3.5L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
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  3. Remove the crankshaft balancer using an appropriate puller.
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  5. Pry the front crankshaft seal out.
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To install:

  1. Coat the new seal with engine oil to ease installation.
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  3. Install the front crankshaft seal using seal installer J-35468 on 3.1L and 3.4L engines. On 3.8L engines use tool J 35354. Make sure that the crankshaft front oil seal lip faces the engine.

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    Fig. Installing the front crankshaft seal-except 3.5L engines

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  5. Make sure the seal is flush with the engine when installed.

    Crankshaft balancer and torque the bolt to 76 ft. lbs. (103 Nm)
     

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