Toyota Tacoma 2002-06

Front Crankshaft Seal

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Removal & Installation



5vz-FE Engine

NOTE
There are 2 methods to replace the oil seal, which are as follows:

Oil Pump Body Installed
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Timing belt and crankshaft pulley
     
    Cut off the oil seal lip, using a knife
     
    Pry out the oil seal, using a suitable tool
     

  4.  


WARNING
Be careful not to damage the crankshaft.

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Apply multi-purpose grease to the new oil seal lip
     
    Tap in the new oil seal until its surface is flush with the oil pump case edge, using Seal Driver tool 09309-37010 and a mallet
     
    Crankshaft pulley and the timing belt
     
    Engine undercover, if removed
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

Oil Pump Body Removed
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Carefully pry out the seal using a suitable tool.
  4.  
  5. Apply multi-purpose grease to the new oil seal lip.
  6.  
  7. Using Seal Driver tool 09309-37010, drive the new seal into place.
  8.  

 
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