Pilot 2006-2008

Rear Main Seal

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
Be sure that you have the anti-theft codes for the audio system and navigation system, if equipped. Record the audio presets.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Turn the ignition switch OFF.
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  5. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable. Wait 3 minutes for the system capacitor to discharge before performing any service.
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  7. Disconnect the positive battery cable.
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  9. Remove the transmission.
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  11. Remove the flexplate.

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    Fig. Flexplate and related components



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    Fig. Rear main seal installation

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  13. Remove the seal from its mounting, using the proper seal removal tool.
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To install:

  1. Clean and dry the crankshaft oil seal housing.
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  3. Use the driver tool and the attachment to drive a new seal squarely into the block end cover. Align the hole in the driver attachment with the pin on the crankshaft.
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  5. Install the flexplate. Tighten the bolts to specification and in a crisscross pattern. Tightening specification is 54 ft. lbs. (73 Nm).
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  7. Continue the installation in the reverse order of the removal procedure.
    NOTE
    The power window reset procedure must be performed when disconnecting the battery, removing the No. 1 (20 amp) fuse in the passenger-s under dash fuse/relay box, disconnecting the 18P connector from the power window control unit, removing the window regulator, glass or glass run channel and disconnecting the driver-s door wire harness.

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  9. Turn the ignition switch OFF.
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  11. Turn the ignition switch ON (II).
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  13. Move the driver-s power window all the way down by holding the driver-s power window switch firmly down to the second detent. When the window reaches the bottom, hold the driver-s power window switch in the AUTO DOWN position for two seconds.
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  15. Move the driver-s power window all the way up without stopping by holding the driver-s power window switch firmly up to the second detent. When the window reaches the top, hold the driver-s power window switch in the AUTO UP position for two seconds.
    NOTE
    If the power window does not work in AUTO, repeat the procedure.

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