Neon, 2000 - 2005

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2.0L Engines



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

    Negative battery cable
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Crankshaft damper, using Puller Tool 1026 and Insert Tool 6827-A
     
    Timing belt
     
    Crankshaft sprocket using special Tools 6793 and C-4685-C2
     
    Crankshaft sprocket key
     
    Crankshaft oil seal, using a Seal Puller Tool 6771

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    Fig. Removing the front crankshaft oil seal

     

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To install:

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Fig. Installing a new seal, using Seal Installer 6780-1; proceed with caution if using substitute tools

  1. Install or connect the following:
    NOTE
    Make sure the word FRONT on the crankshaft sprocket is facing outward.



    New front crankshaft oil seal, using Crankshaft Installer Tool 6780-1
     
    Crankshaft key
     
    Crankshaft sprocket using Installer Tool 6792
     



    Timing belt
     
    Crankshaft damper using thrust bearing washer and bolt from Installer Tool 6792. Torque the damper bolt to 100 ft. lbs. (136 Nm).
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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2.4L Engine



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    WARNING
    Be careful not to scratch or nick the seal surface or seal bore.



    Negative battery cable
     
    Crankshaft vibration damper with special Tools 1026 and 6287-A
     
    Timing belt
     
    Crankshaft sprocket with special Tools 6793 and insert C-4685-C2
     



    Crankshaft oil seal with special Tool 6771

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    Fig. Removing the crankshaft sprocket-2.4L engine



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    Fig. Front crankshaft oil seal removal-2.4L engine



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    Fig. Installation of the front crankshaft oil seal-2.4L engine

     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:
    NOTE
    Make sure the word FRONT on the crankshaft sprocket is facing outward.



    Front crankshaft oil seal with special Tool 6780-1 until it is flush with the cover
     
    Crankshaft sprocket with special Tool 6792
     



    Timing belt
     
    Crankshaft vibration damper using thrust bearing washer and bolt from Installer Tool 6792 and torque the damper bolt to 100 ft. lbs. (135 Nm)
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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