Toyota Celica/Supra 1971-1985 Repair Guide

Rear Main Oil Seal

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REPLACEMENT



See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Rear main oil seal replacement requires a seal installer

This procedure applies only to those models with manual transmissions. If your car has an automatic transmission, leave removal of the oil seal to a professional mechanic.

  1. Remove the transmission as detailed in Drive Train .
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  3. Remove the clutch cover assembly and flywheel. See Drive Train also.
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  5. Remove the oil seal retaining plate, complete with the oil seal.
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  7. Use a small prybar to pry the old seal from the retaining plate. Be careful not to damage the plate.
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  9. Install the new seal, carefully, by using a block of wood to drift it into place.
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WARNING
Be careful not to damage the seal, or a leak will result.

  1. Lubricate the lips of the seal with multi-purpose grease.
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  3. Installation is performed in the reverse order from removal.
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