Ridgeline 2007-2008

Rear Main Seal

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
Oil seal Driver 07749-0010000 and Driver attachment, 106 mm 070AD-RCA0200 are required to perform this procedure.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions.
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  3. Remove the transmission and the drive plate.
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  5. Remove the transmission end crankshaft oil seal.
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To install:

  1. Clean and dry the crankshaft oil seal housing.
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  3. Apply a light coat of multipurpose grease to the crankshaft and to the lip of the seal.
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  5. Using the special tools, drive in the crankshaft oil seal until the driver attachment bottoms against the engine block end cover. Align the hole in the driver attachment with the pin on the crankshaft.

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    Fig. Using the special tools, drive in the crankshaft oil seal until the driver attachment bottoms against the engine block end cover

  6.  
  7. Clean any excess grease off the crankshaft, and check that the oil seal lip is not distorted.
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  9. Install the drive plate, and the transmission.
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  11. Check the fluid levels.
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  13. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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