S10 Pickup, Sonoma 2000-2004

Crankshaft Front Seal

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Removal & Installation



2.2L Engines
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the crankshaft hub balancer.
  4.  
  5. Use a suitable prying tool to remove the crankshaft front oil seal.
  6.  
  7. Inspect the crankshaft balancer seal area for damage.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Install the crankshaft front oil seal.
  2.  
  3. Lubricate the seal lips with the engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Use a seal centering tool in order to install the seal to the cover.
  6.  
  7. Drive the seal into the cover until it bottoms out in the seal bore.
  8.  
  9. Install the crankshaft pulley hub.
  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
  12.  

4.3L Engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the crankshaft balancer.
  4.  
  5. Use a suitable prying tool to remove the crankshaft front oil seal.
  6.  
  7. Inspect engine front cover seal bore area for damage.
  8.  
  9. Inspect the crankshaft balancer seal area.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Lubricate the exterior of the seal with clean engine oil.
  2.  
  3. Use a seal installer tool with a hammer in order to install the crankshaft front oil seal.
  4.  
  5. Inspect to ensure the crankshaft front oil seal is flush and square to the engine front cover.
  6.  
  7. Install the crankshaft balancer.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
  10.  

 
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