Land Rover 2000-05

Front Cover Seal

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Removal & Installation



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

    Battery ground cable
     
    Cooling fan
     
    Water pump pulley bolts
     
    Drive belt
     
    Engine under-cover
     

  4.  
  5. Install a holding tool, such as LRT-12-080, on the pulley
  6.  
  7. Remove the pulley bolt and pulley.
  8.  
  9. Using a seal remover, such as LRT-12-088, remove the seal.

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    Fig. Crankshaft pulley holding tool

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To install:

  1. Clean all sealing surfaces.
  2.  
  3. Coat the outer edge of the seal with engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Using an installer, such as LRT-12-089, install the seal.
  6.  
  7. Coat the seal lip with engine oil.
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  9. Install the holding tool, position the pulley on the crankshaft and install the bolt. Torque the bolt to 200 ft. lbs. (270 Nm).
  10.  
  11. The remainder of installation is the reverse of removal.
  12.  

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

    Battery ground cable
     
    Cooling fan
     
    Water pump pulley bolts
     
    Drive belt
     
    Engine under-cover
     

  4.  
  5. Install a holding tool, such as LRT-12-080, on the pulley
  6.  
  7. Remove the pulley bolt and pulley.
  8.  
  9. Using a seal remover, such as LRT-12-088, remove the seal.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Crankshaft pulley holding tool

  10.  

To install:

  1. Clean all sealing surfaces.
  2.  
  3. Coat the outer edge of the seal with engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Using an installer, such as LRT-12-089, install the seal.
  6.  
  7. Coat the seal lip with engine oil.
  8.  
  9. Install the holding tool, position the pulley on the crankshaft and install the bolt. Torque the bolt to 200 ft. lbs. (270 Nm).
  10.  
  11. The remainder of installation is the reverse of removal.
  12.  

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

    Battery ground cable
     
    Cooling fan
     
    Ancillary drive belt
     
    A/C compressor drive belt
     
    Crankshaft pulley
     

  4.  
  5. Install a holding tool LRT-12-229 on the pulley hub bolt.
  6.  
  7. Remove the hub bolt and hub.
  8.  
  9. Use a suitable puller and remove the crankshaft seal.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Clean the seal mating surfaces.
  2.  
  3. Using a seal installer, fit a new seal into the front cover until it is flush with the cover.
  4.  
  5. Clean crankshaft pulley hub and mating surfaces.
  6.  
  7. Install the hub, lock the crankshaft and using a new hub bolt, initially tighten the bolt to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Tighten the hub bolt in the following sequence:

    Step 1 an additional 60 degrees
     
    Step 2 an additional 60 degrees
     
    Step 3 an additional 30 degrees
     

  10.  
  11. Install or connect the following:

    Crankshaft pulley to hub
     
    Crankshaft pulley bolts and tighten to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
     
    A/C compressor drive belt
     
    Ancillary drive belt
     
    Cooling fan
     
    Battery ground cable
     

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