1998 Jeep Wrangler Q&A
1998 Jeep Wrangler Question: Crankshaft leaking
Crankshaft front seal will leak engine oil )not antifreeze) The water pump will leak antifreeze (and not engine oil). A garage would pressurize the cooling system using a device that looks like a bicycle pump and it would help locate the leak. A leaking water pump may show signs of excess play and may growl when the engine is running. - patrick mannion
Just like Patrick said. No water could leak from the crank shaft seal. It is more than likely the water pump, unless the thermostat housing or the hose leaks and the coolant runs down. Zee - ZeeTech
I just replaced the water pump, termostat, main water hoses today. Used propper gaskets and tork on bolts. I thought for sure it was the water pump but it's not. It heats up an coolant really s...
Some models are susceptible to rear main oil seal failures in dirty or dusty conditions. As dirt and dust collect on the oil seal, the abrasion wears through the sealing surface. A spacer is used b...
My friend has a 1998 Jeep Wrangler 4.0 Liter Engine, and he says he has coolant leaking out of his crankshaft. How would I go about fixing the seal on it?
appears to be motor oil/ dripping by manual transmission.