- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
Remove or disconnect the following:
WARNINGDO NOT let the pry tool contact the crankshaft seal surface. Contact of the tool blade against the crankshaft edge (chamfer) is permitted.
- Place Crankcase Seal Pilot Tool 6926-1 on the crankshaft; this is a pilot tool with a magnetic base.
Position the seal over the Pilot Tool; be sure the words THIS SIDE OUT on the seal can be read.
NOTEThe pilot tool should stay on the crankshaft during installation of the seal. Be sure the seal lip faces the crankcase during installation.
WARNINGIf the seal is driven in the block past flush, this may cause an oil leak.
- Drive the seal into the block, using Crankshaft Seal Tool 6926-2 and Handle C-4171, until the tool bottoms out against the block.
- Install the flexplate/flywheel. Apply Lock & Seal Adhesive to the bolt treads. Torque the bolts in a star pattern, to 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm).
- Install the transaxle.