REAR CRANKSHAFT SEAL MAINTENANCE.
This task covers:
Oil Pump Removed
General Mechanics Tool Kit
General Safety Instructions
Lubricating Oil (Appendix D, Item 23)
Loctite 414 (Appendix D, Item 21)
Transmission in (N) neutral.
(Appendix D, Item 40)
Parking brake and micro-brakelock set
Crankshaft Seal (14022683)
a. Remove the rear main cap.
a. Install seal halves to the block.
b. Remove the old seal from the main bearing cap.
b. Apply a light coat of engine oil (Appendix D,
Item 23) to the seal lips where they contact the
a. Check the ends of the seal for fraying which
c. Insert one seal half into the block seal groove
may prevent the main bearing cap from sealing.
until 1/2 inch (13 mm) of the seals' one end is
extending out of the block.
b. Check the seal for damage or deterioration.
d. Insert the other seal half into the opposite side
of the seal groove in the block.
Measure rear main bearing clearance
e. Install the main bearing cap to the block by
using plastic gauge material. Clearance
lightly coating the seal groove in the main
specifications for #1,2,3, and 4 is
bearing with adhesive (Appendix D, Item 21).
0.0018 0.0033 inch (.045 .083 mm); for
#5 the clearance is 0.0022 0.0037 inch
(.055 .093 mm).