Removal & Installation
This procedure provides oil seal replacement for the event that the engine front cover is not going to be removed from the engine. If the front engine cover is going to be removed, use the seal replacement steps in the Timing Chain, Sprockets, Front Cover and Seal procedure in this section.
4.0L & 4.6L Engines
- Remove the crankshaft damper. Refer to the Crankshaft Damper, Removal and Installation procedure in this section.
- Using a seal removal tool, such as Ford Front Cover Seal Remover T74P-6700-A, remove the crankshaft oil seal.
- Lubricate the seal bore in the front engine cover and the oil seal lip with clean engine oil.
Use the Ford Crankshaft Seal Replacer/Cover Aligner T88T-6701-A or equivalent, to install the front crankshaft oil seal.
- Install the crankshaft damper. Refer to the Crankshaft Damper, Removal and Installation procedure in this section.