Maxima 2007

Rear Main Seal

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Transaxle or transmission
     
    Driveplate/flywheel
     
    Oil pan
     
    Oil seal retainer
     

  6.  
  7. Tap the oil seal out of the retainer with a hammer and drift.
  8.  
  9. Clean all mating surfaces of any residual liquid gasket.
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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New seal into the retainer
     
    Oil seal retainer
     
    Oil pan
     
    Driveplate/flywheel
     
    Transaxle/transmission
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the engine with clean oil.
  4.  
  5. Start the vehicle, check for leaks and repair if necessary.
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