Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Negative battery cable
- Cut the oil seal lip with a knife. Install a rag to the housing and using a prytool, carefully pry the oil seal from the oil seal housing.
- Clean the gasket mounting surfaces.
- Clean the oil seal housing. Coat the oil seal and the housing with clean engine oil.
Install or connect the following:
New oil seal into the housing by tapping it evenly into place with a hammer and a seal installer until it is flush with the edge of the rear cover