Montana, Silhouette, Venture 2000-2005

Crankshaft Front Seal

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the crankshaft damper. For additional information, refer to the following section, -Crankshaft Damper, Removal & Installation.-
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  5. Pry out the crankshaft front oil seal using a suitable pry tool. Use care not to damage the front cover or crankshaft.

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    Fig. Removing front oil seal

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To install:

  1. Lubricate the new oil seal with clean engine oil.
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  3. Align Special Tool J-35468 and the crankshaft front oil seal with the engine front cover and crankshaft.
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  5. Tap the oil seal into position and remove the installer tool.
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  7. Install the crankshaft balancer.
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  9. Start the engine and check for leaks.

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    Fig. Install the front seal with Special Tool J-35468.

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