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SERIES 55 FRONT CRANKSHAFT WEAR SLEEVE

A steel sleeve is fitted to the front of the crankshaft to provide a sealing surface for the front crankshaft oil seal. See Figure 25970 . ‪

1.Front of Crankshaft ‪

2.Front Wear Sleeve ‪

Front Crankshaft Wear Sleeve

Repair or Replacement of Front Crankshaft Wear Sleeve

To determine if repair is possible or replacement is necessary, perform the following procedure. See Figure 24768 . ‪

Removal of Front Crankshaft Wear Sleeve

Pre-cleaning is not necessary. Remove the front crankshaft wear sleeve as follows: ‪

  1. Remove the crankshaft pulley. Refer to section .
  2. Remove the vibration damper. Refer to section .
  3. Remove the splash ring.
  4. Remove the front engine mount. Refer to section .
  5. Remove the six mounting bolts securing lower front cover to cylinder block.
  6. Remove the front oil pan mounting bolts. Refer to section .
  7. Remove the lower front cover with oil seal. Refer to section .
  8. Remove any gasket material from cylinder block and lower front cover.
  9. Position wear sleeve remover J 41598 behind wear sleeve.
  10. Tighten center screw on J 41598 to remove wear sleeve from crankshaft. See Figure 25362 .

    1.Crankshaft ‪

    2.Front Wear Sleeve ‪

    Front Crankshaft Wear Sleeve Removal

Installation of Front Crankshaft Flywheel Wear Sleeve

Install the crankshaft wear sleeve as follows: ‪

  1. Position the wear sleeve over the crankshaft.
  2. Using the drive handle of wear sleeve installerJ 41593 , tap the wear sleeve onto the crankshaft. See Figure 25831 .

    1.Front Wear Sleeve ‪

    Front Crankshaft Wear Sleeve Installation

  3. Position new lower front cover gasket on cylinder block.
  4. Install lower front cover on cylinder block. Refer to section .
  5. Torque six mounting bolts to 30-38 N m (22-28 lb ft).
  6. Install front oil pan mounting bolts.
  7. Torque mounting bolts to 30-33 N m (22-24 lb ft) torque.
  8. Install front engine mount.
  9. Install the vibration damper. Refer to section .
  10. Install the crankshaft pulley. Refer to section .