Mazda MPV 1999-06

Rear Main Seal

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Removal & Installation



2.5L & 3.0L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Transaxle
     
    Flywheel
     
    Oil seal
     

  4.  

To install:



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Fig. Rear main seal installation-2.5L and 3.0L engines

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Oil seal. Press the seal in evenly with Special Service Tools 49 UN01 070 and 303-384 as shown.
     
    Flywheel. Tighten the bolts to 54-64 ft. lbs. (73-87 Nm).
     
    Transaxle
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  4.  

3.0L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Transmission
     
    Flywheel
     
    Rear main seal
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Rear main seal flush with the seal housing
     
    Flywheel. Tighten the bolts to 76-81 ft. lbs. (103-109 Nm).
     
    Transmission
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  4.  

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

    Negative battery cable
     
    Transaxle
     
    Flywheel
     
    Oil seal
     

  4.  

To install:

Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Rear main seal installation-3.0L engine

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Oil seal. Press the seal in evenly with Special Service Tools 49 UN01 070 and 303-384 as shown.
     
    Flywheel. Tighten the bolts to 54-64 ft. lbs. (73-87 Nm).
     
    Transaxle
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  4.  

 
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