Chrysler Colt/Vista 1990-1993 Repair Information

Rear Main Oil Seal

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



The factory recommends that the engine be removed from the car.

  1. Unscrew the retaining bolts and remove the housing from the block.
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  3. Remove the separator from the housing.
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  5. Using a small pry bar, pry out the old seal.
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  7. Clean the housing and the separator.
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  9. Lightly oil the replacement seal. Tap the seal into housing using a canister top or other circular piece of metal. The oil seal should be installed so that the seal plate fits into the inner contact surface of the seal case.
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  11. Install the separator into the housing so that the oil hole faces down.
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  13. Oil the lips of the seal and install the housing on the rear of the engine block.
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