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1 Remove the flywheel/driveplate (Section 15).

2 The seal can be renewed without removing the oil sump or seal retainer. Carefully prise out the old seal with a screwdriver (see illustration). Take great care not to damage the seal bore or the surface of the crankshaft.

3 Apply multi-purpose grease to the crankshaft seal journal and the lip of the new seal and carefully push the new seal into place. The lip is stiff so carefully work it onto the seal journal of the crankshaft with a smooth object like the

15.3 Mark the flywheel/driveplate and the crankshaft so they can be reassembled in the same relative positions

15.4 Lock the flywheel in place using a tool bolted to the engine block

15.3 Mark the flywheel/driveplate and the crankshaft so they can be reassembled in the same relative positions

15.4 Lock the flywheel in place using a tool bolted to the engine block

15.5 On vehicles equipped with a spacer plate, note the position of the locating pin (arrowed)

16.2 Carefully prise out the old seal - take great care not to damage the crankshaft

15.5 On vehicles equipped with a spacer plate, note the position of the locating pin (arrowed)

16.2 Carefully prise out the old seal - take great care not to damage the crankshaft

16.3b ... until the outer edge of the seal is flush with the engine block

16.3a Tap the oil seal into place using a block of wood ...

end of an extension, then tap into place using a block of wood (see illustrations). Don't rush it or you may damage the seal. 4 The remainder of refitting is the reverse of removal.

17 Engine mountings -

check and renewal

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