Mitsubishi Outlander 2003-06

Front Crankshaft Seal

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Removal & Installation



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

    Negative battery cable
     
    Timing belt
     
    Crankshaft sprocket
     
    Crankshaft key
     

  4.  
  5. Carefully pry the oil seal out of the front case. Be careful not to damage the oil seal bore or the crankshaft sealing surface.
  6.  


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the crankshaft front oil seal and rear main seal


To install:

  1. Apply clean engine oil to the oil seal lip. Using a seal driver, install the oil seal.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Crankshaft key
     
    Crankshaft sprocket. Clean and degrease the sprocket and install as shown in the accompanying figure.
     


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Clean and degrease, then install the crankshaft sprocket in the direction shown

    Timing belt
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  

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

    Negative battery cable
     
    Timing belt
     
    Crankshaft sprocket
     
    Crankshaft key
     

  4.  
  5. Carefully pry the oil seal out of the front case. Be careful not to damage the oil seal bore or the crankshaft sealing surface.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Apply clean engine oil to the oil seal lip. Using a seal driver, install the oil seal.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Crankshaft key
     
    Crankshaft sprocket. Clean and degrease the sprocket and install as shown in the accompanying figure.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Crankshaft balancer shaft drive sprocket installation

     
    Timing belt
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  

 
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