LaCrosse 2006-2007

Crankshaft Front Seal

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Removal & Installation



3.6L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the crankshaft damper. Refer to Crankshaft Damper, removal and installation.
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  5. Use J 45000 in order to remove the crankshaft oil seal.
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To install:


NOTE
Do not lubricate the crankshaft front oil seal or the crankshaft damper sealing surfaces.

  1. Use the J 29184, or equivalent, to install the crankshaft front oil seal.
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  3. Install the crankshaft damper. Refer to Crankshaft Damper, removal and installation.
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3.8L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the crankshaft damper. Refer to Crankshaft Damper, removal and installation.
    WARNING
    Be careful not to damage the crankshaft.

  4.  
  5. Pry out the crankshaft front oil seal with a flat bladed tool such as a large screwdriver. Use care to avoid damaging the crankshaft front oil seal bore or the crankshaft front oil seal contact surfaces.
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  7. Inspect the crankshaft damper and engine front cover for scratches.
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To install:

  1. Install the crankshaft front oil seal in the engine front cover using the J 35354-A .
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  3. Tighten the bolt until the crankshaft front oil seal is seated in the engine front cover.
  4.  
  5. Remove the J 35354-A.
  6.  
  7. Install the crankshaft damper. Refer to Crankshaft Damper, removal and installation.
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  9. Inspect for leaks.
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  11. Perform the Crankshaft Position (CKP) system variation learn procedure.
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