Mitsubishi Galant/Mirage/Diamante 1990-2000

Front Crankshaft Seal

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Crankshaft seal installation-Diamante shown, others similar

On all engines, the camshaft oil seal requires the removal of the timing belt(s). It is advised to replace the seal while replacing the timing belts.


NOTE
The seal is located behind the crankshaft timing sprocket.

  1. To remove the seal use a suitable seal removal tool and pry it out of the cover.
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  3. Thoroughly clean the sealing area of the front cover.
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  5. Using a suitable installation tool (a large socket works well if none is available), install the seal into the front cover.
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WARNING
Make sure to install the seal to the correct depth, if the seal is installed too far, an oil leak will occur.

 
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