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Do I have to remove the housing that the front crankshaft seal is in to remove the old seal and replace with a new 1? 98 Mazda Protege

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No I find it best to drill a small hole in the metal part of the seal do not go in too deep just through the metal. screw in a self tapping screw and using suitable leverage ( pliers under the head over a bit of bar/ spanner) should pull the seal out. There are specialist tools on the market just fore this job clean out the seal area properly and tap in new seal using a tool that is the same size as the outer most diameter as the seal don't press on the rubber section or you will damage the seal

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SOURCE: oil leak in my 98 mazda protege

Could be a rear main seal.

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Here are some instructions on how to do the 'rear' seal:
Rear Main Seal Removal & Installation 2.4L, 3.3L & 3.8L Engines To Remove:
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  2. Insert a flat-bladed pry tool or equivalent through the dust lip at an angle.
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