Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, 1999-2005

Rear Main Seal

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Removal & Installation



3.7L, 4.7L & 5.7L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, please familiarize yourself with safety procedures.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Transmission
     
    Flexplate
     

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  5. Thread Oil Seal Remover 8506 into the rear main seal as far as possible and remove the rear main seal.
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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Seal Guide 8349-2 onto the crankshaft
     
    Rear main seal on the seal guide
     
    Rear main seal, using the Crankshaft Rear Oil Seal Installer 8349 and Driver Handle C-4171; tap it into place until the installer is flush with the cylinder block
     
    Flexplate. Torque the bolts to 45 ft. lbs. (60 Nm).
     
    Transmission
     

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  3. Start the engine, check for leaks and repair if necessary.
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