REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
- Disconnect the negative battery cable.
- Remove the accessory drive belts. Refer to .
- Remove the crankshaft damper.Refer to the procedure in this Section.
- Place a block of wood on the lifting pad of a floor jack. Position the pad under the oil pan and support the engine.
- Remove the 2 nuts and dowels from the right engine mount.
- Remove the 7 bolts that retain the timing belt covers and remove the covers and gaskets.
- Install the lower cover gasket and the lower cover. Tighten the bolts to 61-87 inch lbs. (7-10Nm).
- Install the upper cover gasket and the upper cover. Tighten the bolts to 61-87 inch lbs. (7-10Nm).
- Position the engine mount on the engine and install the 2 nuts and dowels. Remove the floor jack.
- Install the crankshaft damper. Refer to the procedure in this Section.
- Install the accessory drive belts. Refer to .
- Connect the negative battery cable.
OIL SEAL REPLACEMENT
- Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the timing belt covers and timing belt.
- If equipped with a manual transaxle, place the shift lever in 4TH gear and firmly apply the parking brake.
- If equipped with an automatic transaxle, remove the lower flywheel cover and install a suitable flywheel locking tool onto the flywheel ring.
- Remove the crankshaft sprocket-to-crankshaft bolt, the sprocket and the key.
- Using a small prybar, pry the oil seal from the engine block; be careful not to score the crankshaft or the seal seat.
- Using an oil seal installation tool or equivalent, lubricate the seal lip with clean engine oil and drive the new seal into the engine until it seats.
- Install the crankshaft key and sprocket. Torque the crankshaft sprocket-to-crankshaft bolt to 108-116 ft. lbs. (147-157 Nm).
- If necessary, remove the flywheel locking tool.
- Install the timing belt and connect the negative battery cable.