Replacement of the cover seal is recommended any time the front cover is removed.
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
- Refer to the section on Timing Chain Removal for information on cover removal and replacement.
On 6-232 engines, the seal may be removed after the crankshaft pulley is off, without removing the cover.
- With the cover removed from the car, drive the old seal from the rear of the cover with a pin punch. Clean out the recess in the cover.
- Coat the new seal with grease and work it into the cover until it is fully seated. Check the seal after installation to be sure the spring is properly positioned in the seal.