Chrysler Concorde/Intrepid/LHS/New Yorker/Vision 1993-1997

Rear Main Seal

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2



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Fig. Fig. 1: Use a small prytool to carefully pry the old oil seal out of the rear oil seal retainer



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Fig. Fig. 2: Use tool C-4681 to install the new oil seal after applying oil to the inner circumference of the oil seal

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle on jackstands.
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  5. Remove the transaxle inspection cover and flywheel/flexplate.
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  7. Using a small prytool, carefully pry out the rear oil seal. Be careful not to nick or damage the crankshaft flange seal surface or the retainer bore.
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To install:
  1. Place the Seal Pilot Tool C-4681 (or equivalent) onto the crankshaft.
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  3. Lightly coat the oil seal outside diameter with Loctite Stud N' Bearing Mount® or the equivalent.
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  5. Apply a light coating of engine oil to the entire circumference of the oil seal lip.
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  7. Place the seal over the special tool and tap the seal in place with a plastic mallet.
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  9. Install the flexplate or flywheel. Install the transaxle.
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  11. Lower the vehicle and connect the battery cable.
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