Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
- Drain the crankcase.
- Drain and recycle the engine coolant.
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 beltCrankshaft Position (CKP) sensorCrankshaft sprocketCrankshaft sensing bladeCrankshaft spacer and keyFront oil seal
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 bladeCKP 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 sprocketTiming belt
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
- Drain the engine oil. Drain the engine coolant.
- Remove or disco