Honda Civic/Del Sol 1996-2000

Rear Crankshaft Oil Seal

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Remove the transaxle.
  2.  
  3. If equipped with an automatic transaxle vehicles, remove the driveplate from the crankshaft.
  4.  
  5. If equipped with a manual transaxle vehicles, remove the flywheel from the crankshaft.
  6.  
  7. Carefully pry the crankshaft seal out of the retainer.
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Fig. This seal puller makes gripping the lip of the rear main seal easy. Simply press the pointed edge into the rubber lip of the seal, pivot the arm, and pull lightly



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Fig. Remove the seal by pulling it away from the crankshaft with your fingers

To install:

  1. Apply clean engine oil to the lip of the new seal.
  2.  
  3. Install the seal onto the crankshaft and into the retainer using the appropriate seal driver.
  4.  
  5. Install the flywheel or driveplate and the transaxle.
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