HHR 2006-2008

Crankshaft Front Seal

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Removal & Installation



2.0L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the crankshaft balancer (damper).
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  5. Using a flat-bladed tool, remove the oil seal from the front cover.
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To install:

  1. Use a seal driver to install the oil seal in the front cover.
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  3. Install the crankshaft balancer.
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2.2L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the crankshaft damper.
  4.  
  5. Remove the drive belt tensioner.
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  7. Remove the engine front cover to water pump bolt.
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  9. Remove the remaining engine front cover bolts.
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  11. Remove the engine front cover.

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    Fig. Front cover bolt positions-2..2L engines

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To install:

  1. If removed install a new engine front cover gasket.
  2.  
  3. Install the engine front cover.
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  5. Install the engine front cover bolts. Tighten the engine front cover bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
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  7. Install the water pump bolt. Tighten the water pump bolt to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
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  9. Install the drive belt tensioner.
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  11. Install the drive belt tensioner bolt. Tighten the drive belt tensioner bolt to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
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  13. Install the crankshaft damper.
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2.4L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the crankshaft damper. Refer to Crankshaft Damper removal and installation.
  4.  
  5. Use a flat-bladed tool to remove the seal from the front cover.

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    Fig. Using a flat-bladed tool to remove the front seal-2.4L engine

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To install:

  1. Use the J 35268-A to install the crankshaft front oil seal to the engine front cover.
  2.  
  3. Install the crankshaft damper. Refer to Crankshaft Damper removal and installation.

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    Fig. Using the J 35268-A to install the crankshaft front oil seal-2.4L engine

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