Lexus GS, SC 1998-06

Rear Main Seal

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Removal & Installation



There are 2 methods ((a) and (b)) to replace the oil seal.

  1. If the rear oil seal retainer is removed from the cylinder block, perform the following:


    1. Using a screwdriver and hammer, tap out the oil seal.
    2.  
    3. Using SST 09223-15030, 09950-70010 (09951-07100) and a hammer, tap in a new oil seal until its surface is flush with the rear oil seal retainer edge.
    4.  
    5. Apply MP grease to the oil seal lip.
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  3. If the rear seal retainer is installed on the cylinder block, perform the following:


    1. Using a knife, cut off the oil seal lip.
    2.  
    3. Using a screwdriver, pry out the oil seal.
      CAUTION
      Be careful not to damage the crankshaft. Tape the screwdriver tip.

    4.  
    5. Apply MP grease to a new oil seal lip.
    6.  
    7. Using SST 09223-15030, 09950-70010 (09951-07100) and a hammer, tap in the oil seal until its surface is flush with the rear oil seal retainer edge.
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