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MBE 4000 FLYWHEEL HOUSING

See Figure 41979 for an exploded view of the flywheel housing assembly. ‪

1. Flywheel ‪

6. Camshaft Gear ‪

2. Flywheel Housing Mounting Bolt ‪

7. Crankshaft Gear ‪

3. Camshaft (TDC) Sensor ‪

8. Starter ‪

4. Flywheel Housing ‪

9. Rear Radial Seal ‪

5. Gasket ‪

Flywheel Housing Assembly (exploded view)

Flywheel Housing Removal

Remove the flywheel housing as follows: ‪

  1. With the engine removed from the vehicle, remove the flywheel. Refer to section .
  2. Remove the crank angle position sensor. Refer to section .
  3. Remove the camshaft (TDC) sensor. Refer to section .
  4. Remove the starter from the block.
  5. Remove the crankcase breather from the flywheel housing.
  6. Remove the flywheel housing mounting bolts. Then remove the flywheel housing from the cylinder block. See Figure 41979 .
  7. Remove and discard the flywheel housing gasket.

Flywheel Housing Installation

Install the flywheel housing as follows: ‪

  1. Check the flywheel housing for damage.
  2. Install a new rear radial seal. Refer to section .
  3. Using a suitable scraper, such as a putty knife, clean the mating surfaces of the cylinder block and the flywheel housing. Remove any dirt or grease, and all traces of old sealant.
  4. Coat the mating surfaces of the flywheel housing and the cylinder block with Loctite 574 sealant.
  5. Install a new flywheel housing gasket.
  6. Put the flywheel housing onto the cylinder block, making sure that it clears the oil pan and that the bolt holes line up.
  7. Install the flywheel housing mounting bolts and tighten them 70 Nm (52 lbft).
  8. Install the starter.
  9. Install the crankcase breather on the flywheel housing.
  10. Install the flywheel. Refer to section .
  11. Install the camshaft (TDC) sensor. Refer to section .
  12. Install the crank angle position sensor. Refer to section .
  13. Install the engine.