Volvo 240/740/760/780/940/960 1990-1998

Timing Chain Cover and Seal

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



2.8L 6-Cylinder Engine
cover and seal
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the air cleaner and valve covers.
  4.  
  5. Loosen the fan shroud and remove the fan.
  6.  
  7. Remove the shroud.
  8.  
  9. Loosen the alternator, air pump, power steering pump, air conditioning compressor, if equipped, and remove their drive belts.
  10.  
  11. Block the flywheel from turning, remove the crankshaft pulley nut (36mm) and the pulley.
  12.  

Do not drop the pulley key into the crankcase.

  1. Remove the power steering pump and place aside.
  2.  
  3. Remove the pump bracket.
  4.  
  5. Remove the 25 timing chain cover 11mm hex retaining bolts, then tap and remove the cover.
  6.  

To install:
  1. Clean the gasket contact surfaces.
  2.  
  3. Place the upper gasket on the cover and the lower gasket on the block.
  4.  
  5. Install the cover and tighten to 7-11 ft. lbs. (10-15 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Trim the gaskets flush with the valve cover.
  8.  
  9. Install a new crankshaft seal.
  10.  
  11. Block the flywheel, install the pulley, key and tighten the 36mm nut to 118-132 ft. lbs. (160-180 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Install the power steering pump, pump bracket, alternator, air pump, power steering pump and air conditioning compressor.
  14.  
  15. Install the fan and shroud.
  16.  
  17. Install the accessory drive belts.
  18.  
  19. Connect the negative battery cable.
  20.  
  21. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  22.  

seal only
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the air cleaner and valve covers.
  4.  
  5. Loosen the fan shroud and remove the fan.
  6.  
  7. Remove the shroud.
  8.  
  9. Loosen the alternator, air pump, power steering pump, air conditioning compressor, if equipped, and remove their drive belts.
  10.  
  11. Block the flywheel from turning, remove the crankshaft pulley nut (36mm) and the pulley.
  12.  

Do not drop the pulley key into the crankcase.

  1. Remove the seal, using a suitable puller (Tool 9 995 069-3 or equivalent).
  2.  

Be careful not to damage the timing chain cover contact surface.

To install:
  1. Fill the space between the seal lips with grease and install the new seal, using tool 5103 or equivalent.
  2.  
  3. Block the flywheel, install the pulley, key and tighten the 36mm nut to 118-132 ft. lbs. (160-180 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the power steering pump, pump bracket, alternator, air pump, power steering pump and air conditioning compressor.
  6.  
  7. Install the fan and shroud.
  8.  
  9. Install the accessory drive belts.
  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
  12.  
  13. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  14.  

 
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