Volkswagen Eurovan 2000-03

Rear Main Seal

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Removal & Installation



The rear main oil seal is located in a housing on the rear of the cylinder block. To replace the seal on all vehicles it is necessary to remove the transaxle and flywheel.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect:

    Transaxle and flywheel.
     
    Old seal out of the support ring.
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Oil the new seal and press it into place using tool VW-2003/2A, or equivalent, to start the seal and tool VW-2003/1, or equivalent, to seat the seal. Be careful not to damage the seal or score the crankshaft.
  2.  
  3. Install the flywheel and transaxle.
  4.  

The rear main oil seal is located in a housing on the rear of the cylinder block. To replace the seal on all vehicles it is necessary to remove the transaxle and flywheel.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect:

    Transaxle and flywheel.
     
    Old seal out of the support ring.
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Oil the new seal and press it into place using tool VW-2003/2A, or equivalent, to start the seal and tool VW-2003/1, or equivalent, to seat the seal. Be careful not to damage the seal or score the crankshaft.
  2.  
  3. Install the flywheel and transaxle.
  4.  

 
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