Suzuki Vitara, Grand Vitara, XL7 2000-06

Front Crankshaft Seal

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Removal & Installation



1.6L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Cooling fan and shroud
     
    Water pump pulley
     
    Crankshaft pulley
     
    Front cover
     
    Timing belt. Refer to the Timing Belt unit repair section.
     
    Crankshaft timing sprocket
     
    Front crankshaft seal
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Front crankshaft seal flush with the oil pump housing
     
    Crankshaft timing sprocket. Tighten the bolt to 94 ft. lbs. (128 Nm).
     
    Timing belt
     
    Front cover
     
    Crankshaft pulley. Tighten the bolts to 12 ft. lbs. (16 Nm).
     
    Water pump pulley
     
    Cooling fan and shroud
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Start the engine and check for leaks.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Install the new oil pump seal flush with the oil pump housing-1.6L engine

  4.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Cooling fan and shroud
     
    Water pump pulley
     
    Crankshaft pulley
     
    Front cover
     
    Timing belt
     
    Crankshaft timing sprocket
     
    Front crankshaft seal
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Front crankshaft seal flush with the oil pump housing
     
    Crankshaft timing sprocket. Tighten the bolt to 94 ft. lbs. (128 Nm).
     
    Timing belt
     
    Front cover
     
    Crankshaft pulley. Tighten the bolts to 12 ft. lbs. (16 Nm).
     
    Water pump pulley
     
    Cooling fan and shroud
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Start the engine and check for leaks.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Install the new oil pump seal flush with the oil pump housing-1.6L engine

  4.  

 
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