Cobalt 2006-2008, G5 2007

Rear Main Seal

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the transaxle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the flywheel.
    NOTE
    Do not damage the outside diameter of the crankshaft or chamber with any tool.



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    Fig. Rear main seal removal

  6.  
  7. Pry the crankshaft rear oil seal with a flat-bladed tool.
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To install:

  1. Use a seal driver such as J 42067 and install the seal.

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    Fig. Rear main seal installation using tool J 42067

  2.  
  3. Install the flywheel. Tighten the flywheel bolts to 39 ft. lbs. (53 Nm) plus 25°.
  4.  
  5. Install the transaxle.
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