Infinity_QX4_1998-2003

Crankshaft Front Seal

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Removal & Installation



3.3L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
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  3. Drain the cooling system.
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  5. Remove the or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Radiator hoses
     
    Crankshaft pulley
     
    Front cover
     
    Timing belt. Refer to the Timing Belt unit repair section.
     
    Crankshaft timing sprocket
     
    Front crankshaft seal
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Front crankshaft seal flush with the oil pump housing
     
    Crankshaft timing sprocket
     
    Timing belt
     
    Front cover. Tighten the bolts to 26 - 43 inch lbs. (3 - 5 Nm).
     
    Crankshaft pulley. Tighten the bolt to 141 - 156 ft. lbs. (191 - 211 Nm).
     
    Radiator hoses
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  3. Fill the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  6.  

3.5L Engine

For the 3.5L engine, see the Timing Chain procedure.

 
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