Mercedes-Benz Truck 2000-05

Rear Main Seal

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Remove the flywheel.
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  5. Place a hook type seal removal tool behind the sealing lip of the oil seal. Pry out the oil seal.
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To install:

  1. Place the seal onto the crankshaft flange. Do not lubricate the seal, install it dry.
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  3. Use tool 111 589 08 43 00 or an equivalent seal installation tool to push the seal evenly into the sealing flange.
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  5. The seal should be pushed to a depth so that it is 1mm below the sealing flange.
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  7. Install the flywheel.

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    Fig. The seal should be 1mm below the sealing flange (dimension a)

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