Quest 1995-1996

Rear Main Seal

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Removal & Installation



3.0L Engine

Specific to:

Mercury Villager 1993-2000

Nissan Quest 1993-2000

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the transaxle from the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Remove the flexplate from the crankshaft.
  8.  
  9. Using seal remover 303-409 (T92C-6700-CH) to remove the seal from the seal cover.

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    Fig. Removing the crankshaft rear oil seal-3.0L engine

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To install:

  1. Apply clean engine oil to the lip and outer surface of the new seal to aid during installation.
  2.  
  3. Use seal replacer 303-419 (T92P-6701-AH) to install the seal until its flush with the edge of the seal cover.
  4.  
  5. Install the flexplate.
  6.  
  7. Install the transaxle and remaining components.
  8.  

3.3L Engines

Specific to:

Mercury Villager 1993-2000

Nissan Quest 1993-2000



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Fig. Exploded view of the oil seal, retainer and gasket-3.3L engine

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the transaxle from the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Remove the flexplate from the crankshaft.
  8.  
  9. Remove the rear oil seal retainer.
    WARNING
    Do not scratch the seal bore of the oil seal retainer when removing the oil seal.

  10.  
  11. Remove the oil seal from the seal retainer.
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To install:

  1. Apply clean engine oil to the lip and outer surface of the new seal to aid during installation.
  2.  
  3. Install the seal in the retainer using a suitable seal driver.
  4.  
  5. Using a new gasket install the retainer on the engine. Tighten the bolts to 52-61 inch lbs. (6-7 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the flexplate. Tighten the bolts to 61-69 ft. lbs. (83-93 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Install the transaxle and remaining components.
  10.  

 
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