Mitsubishi Endeavor 2004-06

Front Crankshaft Seal


Removal & Installation

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  3. Drain the crankcase.
  5. Drain and recycle the engine coolant.
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable


Wait at least 90 seconds after the negative battery cable is disconnected to prevent possible deployment of the air bag.

Timing belt
Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor
Crankshaft sprocket
Crankshaft sensing blade
Crankshaft spacer and key
Front oil seal

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Fig. Exploded view of the crankshaft front oil seal-3.8L engine

To install:

Front oil seal. Apply oil to the seal, and install using Crankshaft Front Oil Seal Installer tool no. MD998717.
Crankshaft key and spacer.
Crankshaft sensing blade
CKP sensor

To be sure the crankshaft pulley bolt does not loosen, make sure the clean the mating areas of the crankshaft, spacer, sensing blade and sprocket.

Crankshaft sprocket
Timing belt

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  3. Drain the engine oil. Drain the engine coolant.
  5. Remove or disco