1996 HONDA CIVIC CRANKSHAFT ALIGNMENT PLATE?

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  • Georgejr4242
  • 1996 Honda Civic
  • 1.6L
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • manual
  • 200,000 miles

Yes I took apart my crankshaft sprocket and plate and going to put it back in which way does the cupped plate goes in, and I replaced my crankshaft seal and it leaks I did it twice with new gaskets I just put the seal flush should push the seal in further or flush is good a pic or a diagram on how all that goes back together would be greatly appreciated I am working on my car a now so thanks for the help

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Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 AT 6:25 AM

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  • KHLow2008
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The seal should be flush or slightly further in but when installing, the lips should be lubricated and installed with a turning motion to prevent the lips from being turned and allowing the spring to be dislodged.

For the sprocket plates, it should form a sort of camfer for the belt to slip in. The outer edges should be slanted outwards from center.

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