Easy step by step repair guide on how to replace an automotive engine crankshaft
front seal, though appearances may differ, the process is the same on most vehicles.
Difficulty Scale: 6 of 10
Tools and Supplies Needed
Large pry bar
Replacement front seal
Seal installation tool or large socket
Safety eye wear and gloves
Silicone sealer (high grade)
Begin with the vehicle on level ground, engine "OFF" in park with the
emergency brake on. If engine access requires to lift the car, do so safely
using jack stands.
Step 1 - Release the serpentine belt tensioner,
while removing the belt from the engine compartment.