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Hi I am wanting to replace the crankshaft oil seal. I need to know how to get the cambelt drive pulley off as the seal is in behind this

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  • mandmss Jul 30, 2009

    Thanks for the info from the site posted. I notice the site is mainly concerning Pajero's and bigger mitsi's. The Mitsubishi Eterna (1991) I have is a 2 litre 4 cylinder, what sort of differances are there and, can you please:

    1. Let me know whether the thread is right hand or left hand.

    2. Can I use a tool as shown on the site (only adapted to suit a 4 cyl application to undo the pulley retaining bolt.

    3. What sort of torque do I set it up to when finished.



    many thanks for your help so far

    regards

    Mark

  • mandmss Jul 30, 2009

    Pictures & descriptions of crankshaft pulley spanners were ideal

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Here is a step by step guide that you can use:

http://autofix.com.au/blog/archives/57

You can see also comments at the lower page for further questions.

Hope this is what you're looking for.

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How do you remove the crankshaft dumper pully?


Published: 11-May-2011
Engine - V8 4.4L Petrol - Crankshaft Pulley
In-vehicle Repair
Special Tool(s)

Holding Tool Crankshaft Pulley
303-893(LRT-12-080)
Adapter
303-191-03
Bolts and spacers
303-191-04
Remover, crankshaft pulley
303-588
Remover, crankshaft seal
303-D121
Installer, crankshaft seal
303-1100
Adapter - Crankshaft seal installer
303-1100-01 Removal
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
    For additional information, refer to: Specifications (414-00 Battery and Charging System - General Information, Specifications).
  1. WARNING: Do not work on or under a vehicle supported only by a jack. Always support the vehicle on safety stands. Raise and support the vehicle.
  1. Remove the accessory drive belt.
    For additional information, refer to: Accessory Drive Belt (303-05B Accessory Drive - V8 4.4L Petrol, Removal and Installation).

  1. Remove the cooling fan shroud.
    • Release 2 clips from the cooling fan lower shroud.
    • Release and remove the cooling fan lower shroud from the cooling pack.

  1. Using the special tools, retain the crankshaft pulley.
  1. CAUTION: Under no circumstances should the crankshaft setting peg, 303-645, be used in the following operations, to restrain the crankshaft. NOTE: The crankshaft pulley retaining bolt will be very tight.
    Remove the crankshaft pulley retaining bolt.
    • Discard the bolt.
  1. Remove the special tools.

  1. Using the special tools, remove the crankshaft pulley.
    • Collect the locking ring.
  1. Remove the special tools from the crankshaft pulley.

  1. Using the special tool, remove the crankshaft front seal.
    • Remove the outer section of the seal.
    • Repeat the process to remove the inner section of seal.
  1. Check the crankshaft damper pulley and locking ring for damage.
Installation
  1. Clean all the crankshaft pulley mating faces.

  1. Using the special tools, install the crankshaft front seal.
    • Lubricate the seal with clean engine oil.
    • Use the discarded crankshaft bolt with the service tool.
  1. Install the crankshaft pulley.
    • Lubricate the seal with clean engine oil.
  1. Install the crankshaft pulley locking ring.
  1. CAUTION: The screw thread in the crankshaft pulley must be cleaned out before installing a new crankshaft pulley bolt. Install, but do not tighten, the new crankshaft pulley bolt.
  1. CAUTION: Under no circumstances should the crankshaft setting peg, 303-645, be used in the following operations, to restrain the crankshaft. Using the special tools, retain the crankshaft pulley.
    • Tighten the crankshaft pulley bolt to 380 Nm (280 lb.ft).
  1. Remove the special tools.
  1. Install the cooling fan lower shroud.
  1. Install the accessory drive belt.
    For additional information, refer to: Accessory Drive Belt (303-05B Accessory Drive - V8 4.4L Petrol, Removal and Installation).
  1. Connect the battery ground cable.
    For additional information, refer to: Specifications (414-00 Battery and Charging System - General Information, Specifications).

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Need to replace the Front Main Seal


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This sounds like the crank seal, the engine doesnt have to be removed, in order to get to seal is like replacing the ttiming belt, and once in the timing belt i would replace the crank and cam seals, also do the timing belt, and maybe the waterpump, you will need to remove the crank pulley and then the timing covers then align timing marks for timing belt before ou remove it, with timing belt off the crank pulley then slides off the crankshaft and the seal is behind it, the cam shaft gear unbolts and the seal is behind the gear, once the gears are off then you will be able to remove the seals from the engine,heres a few diagrams to help. good luck and i hope this is helpful,60d826b.gifca916fa.gifcb2cb5a.gif

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  1. Raise and safely support the front of the vehicle on jackstands.
  2. Remove the right front wheel and inner splash shield.
  3. Remove the accessory drive belt from the engine.
  4. Remove the center bolt of the crankshaft pulley.
  5. Using a claw-type gear puller, remove the crankshaft pulley from the crankshaft. When using the puller, make certain that the claws are situated on the inner section of the pulley. If the claws are used on the outer section of the pulley, the pulley will be damaged.
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    Fig. 11: Use the seal remover tool C-4991 to remove the crankshaft oil seal — 3.3L and 3.8L engines 86723230.gif
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  11. Install the splash shield and front wheel.
  12. Lower the vehicle to the ground.

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