Toyota Pick-ups/Land Cruiser/4Runner 1970-1988

Rear Main Oil Seal

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REPLACEMENT



All Engines

This procedure is a general service procedure--modify repair steps if necessary.

  1. Remove the transmission as detailed in Drive Train .
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  3. Remove the clutch cover assembly and flywheel or flexplate. See Drive Train also.
  4.  
  5. Remove the oil seal retaining plate, complete with the oil seal.
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  7. Use a small pry bar 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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CAUTION
Do not damage the seal; a leak will result.

  1. Lubricate the lips of the seal with multi-purpose grease. Install retaining plate.
  2.  
  3. Install the clutch assembly and flywheel or flexplate.
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