FRONT COVER MAINTENANCE. (Continued)
a. Rotate the engine until the timing marks (1) on
the pump gear (2) are aligned.
b. Scribe a mark aligning the injection pump flange
and front cover (3)
c. Remove the four bolts (4) securing front cover
to oil pan.
d. Remove the two clips on fuel return line.
e. Remove the injection pump retaining nuts (5) at
the front cover.
f. Remove the baffle (6).
g. Remove the front cover bolts (7).
h. Remove the front cover (8).
i. Remove the front crankshaft seal by prying it
out with a screwdriver or other suitable tool.
Inspect the front cover for cracks or any other
form of damage, especially to the sealing surfaces.
Replace front cover if damaged.
a. Lubricate the seal lips of the new front
crankshaft seal with engine oil (Appendix D,
Make certain that the sealing surfaces
on the front cover are clean and all old
RTV sealant (Appendix D, Item 37) is
b. Apply engine oil (Appendix D, Item 22) to the
removed from the oil pan sealing
c. Install the seal using the seal installer.
d. Apply a 3/32 inch (2 mm) bead of anaerobic
sealang (Appendix D, Item 41) to the front cover
(1) sealing area.