Volvo Cars 1999-05

Front Crankshaft Seal

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Removal & Installation



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

    Timing belt
     
    Crankshaft pulley using special tool 999-5304
     
    Front crankshaft seal using special tool 999-5919 or equivalent groove-cut chisel
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Lubricate the seal mating surfaces with clean engine oil.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Front crankshaft seal using special tool 999-5455
     
    Crankshaft pulley
     
    Timing belt

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    Fig. Crankshaft pulley removal tool

    Crankshaft pulley removal tool

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    Fig. Installing the crankshaft seal

    Installing the crankshaft seal
     

  4.  

5-Cylinder Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Fuel line clips
     
    Coolant recovery tank
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Right front wheel
     
    Inner fender liner
     
    Front cover
     
    Timing belt
     
    Crankshaft timing sprocket
     
    Front crankshaft seal

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    Fig. Removing the crankshaft timing belt sprocket

    Removing the crankshaft timing belt sprocket
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Front crankshaft seal so that it is flush with the oil pump housing
     
    Crankshaft timing sprocket and tighten the nut to 133 ft. lbs. (180 Nm)
     
    Timing belt
     
    Front cover
     
    Inner fender liner
     
    Right front wheel
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Coolant recovery tank
     
    Fuel line clips
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  4.  

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

    Engine stabilizer brace
     
    Upper timing belt cover
     
    Servo reservoir
     
    Expansion tank
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Front timing belt cover
     
    Front wheel
     
    Timing belt
     
    Vibration damper
     
    Crankshaft timing gear pulley
     
    Front crankshaft seal

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    Fig. Removing crankshaft timing gear pulley

    Removing crankshaft timing gear pulley
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Front crankshaft seal
     
    Crankshaft timing gear pulley
     
    Vibration damper and tighten nut to 133 ft. lbs. (180 Nm)
     
    Timing belt
     
    Front wheel
     
    Front timing belt cover
     
    Upper timing belt cover
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Expansion tank
     
    Servo reservoir
     
    Engine stabilizer brace. Tighten the bolts at the suspension turrets to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm). Tighten the engine bracket bolt to 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm).
     

  2.  
  3. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  4.  

6-Cylinder Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Cooling fan and shroud
     
    Radiator
     
    Front cover
     
    Timing belt
     
    Crankshaft timing sprocket
     
    Front crankshaft seal
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Front crankshaft seal so that it is flush with the oil pump housing
     
    Crankshaft timing sprocket and tighten the nut to 221 ft. lbs. (300 Nm)
     
    Timing belt
     
    Front cover
     
    Radiator
     
    Cooling fan and shroud
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  6.  

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

    Timing belt
     
    Timing gear pulley
     
    Front crankshaft seal
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Front crankshaft seal
     
    Timing gear pulley
     
    Timing belt
     

  2.  

 
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