I30 1996-1997

Front Cover Oil Seal

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Removal & Installation



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the right front wheel assembly.
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  5. Remove the engine undercovers and remove the inner cover from the right front wheel.
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  7. Remove the engine drive belts.
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  9. Remove the bolt that secures the crankshaft pulley and remove the pulley.
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  11. Using a suitable tool, pry the oil seal from the front cover.
    NOTE
    When removing the oil seal, be careful not the gouge or scratch the seal bore or crankshaft surfaces.

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  13. Wipe the seal bore with a clean rag.
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To install:

  1. Lubricate the lip of the new seal with clean engine oil.
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  3. Install the seal into the front cover with a suitable seal installer.
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  5. Install the crankshaft pulley and tighten the mounting bolt to 14-22 ft. lbs. (20-29 Nm). Turn the crankshaft bolt an additional 60-66 degrees clockwise.
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  7. Install and adjust the engine drive belts.
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  9. Install the engine covers and install the right front wheel.
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  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  13. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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