Yes, the rear main seal and the crankshaft seal are technically the same thing. There are two main oil seals on your vehicle's engine, a front and a rear main oil seal. The front main is what seals the front of the crankshaft, and the rear main seal is what seals the back of the crankshaft. To get to the rear main seal you have to separate the engine and transmission as well as the upper oil pan, which would include putting on a new gasket for the upper oil pan for a correct installation job to be performed. I have included for you in the diagrams down below the factory removal and installation instructions for replacing your vehicle's rear main oil seal as well as total estimated cost for the job including separate parts and labor costs, estimated of course. I am not sure what the shop rate is where you live is but I live in California and it is conservatively $125.00 an hour where I live. Please go through this information and let us know how everything turns for you, please.
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Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 AT 1:55 AM