Nissan 240SX/Altima 1993-1998 Repair Guide

Front Cover Seal

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2 and 3



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Fig. Fig. 1: Use a suitable prybar to remove the seal from the front cover



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Fig. Fig. 2: Install the oil seal in the direction illustrated



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Fig. Fig. 3: Install the oil seal using a seal driver of the appropriate size

  1. Remove the crankshaft damper.
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  3. Using a suitable tool, pry the oil seal from the front cover.
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When removing the oil seal, be careful not to gouge or scratch the seal bore or crankshaft surfaces.

  1. Wipe the seal bore with a clean rag.
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To install:
  1. Lubricate the lip of the new seal with clean engine oil.
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  3. Install the seal into the front cover with a suitable seal driver.
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Be sure to install the seal with the oil seal lip facing the engine block.

  1. Install the crankshaft damper.
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