Infiniti Car 1998-05

Rear Main Seal

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Transmission or transaxle
     
    Drive plate from the crankshaft
     

  4.  
  5. Carefully pry the seal out of the retainer without damaging the crankshaft or the seal retainer.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Lubricate the seal with clean engine oil.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Seal into the retainer using the appropriate seal driver
     
    Driveplate and transmission or transaxle
     

  4.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Transmission or transaxle
     
    Drive plate from the crankshaft
     

  4.  
  5. Carefully pry the seal out of the retainer without damaging the crankshaft or the seal retainer.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Lubricate the seal with clean engine oil.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Seal into the retainer using the appropriate seal driver
     
    Driveplate and transmission or transaxle
     

  4.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Transmission or transaxle
     
    Drive plate from the crankshaft
     

  4.  
  5. Carefully pry the seal out of the retainer without damaging the crankshaft or the seal retainer.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Lubricate the seal with clean engine oil.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:
    NOTE
    Install rear oil seal so that each seal lip is oriented as shown in the figure.



    Seal into the retainer using the appropriate seal driver
     



    Driveplate and transmission or transaxle

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    Fig. Proper orientation of rear main seal

     

  4.  

 
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