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1991 Toyota Tercel Question: oil leak crankshaft seal, would like to replace both the seal & crank.

 

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manning, 1.5L 4 Cylinder, Colorado Springs, CO, September 30, 2013, 17:19
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Appears very little space in removal of crankshaft, can this be done with moter in/out of car, or is their a an alternative metnod. Thanks for all info.

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    pushrod September 30, 2013, 21:23
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    To replace the CRANKSHAFT, engine must be removed! To replace the REAR MAIN crankshaft SEAL, the transmission OR the engine must be removed! To replace the FRONT crankshaft SEAL, the front engine cover and timing componets must be removed!

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13428 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper October 01, 2013, 06:21
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    AGREE WITH PUSHROD

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    ziptie12, October 01, 2013, 16:50
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    agree with globalhelper.

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