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Mazda 6 Service Manual: Front oil seal

Mazda 6 Service Manual / Engine / Front oil seal


1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

2. Remove the spark plugs. (See SPARK PLUG REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

3. Remove the Cylinder head cover. (See Cylinder Head Cover Installation Note.)

4. Remove the drive belt. (See DRIVE BELT REPLACEMENT.)

5. Remove the front drive shaft (RH) from the joint shaft. (See DRIVE SHAFT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)


7. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

8. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Crankshaft Pulley Lock Bolt Removal Note

1. Remove the cylinder block lower blind plug.

2. Install the SST


3. Turn the crankshaft clockwise the crankshaft is in the No.1 cylinder TDC position.

4. Hold the crankshaft pulley by using the SSTs


Front Oil Seal Removal Note

1. Cut the oil seal lip using a razor knife.

2. Remove the oil seal using a screwdriver protected with a rag.

Front Oil Seal Installation Note

1. Apply clean engine oil to the oil seal lip.

2. Push the oil seal slightly in by hand.

3. Tap the oil seal in evenly using the SST

and a hammer.

Crankshaft Pulley Lock Bolt Installation Note

1. Install the SST

to the camshaft as shown.

European countries

Except European countries

2. Install the M6 x 1.0 bolt

in by hand.

3. Turn the crankshaft clockwise the crankshaft is in the No.1 cylinder TDC position.

4. Hold the crankshaft pulley by using the SSTs


5. Tighten the crankshaft pulley lock bolt in the order shown using the following two steps.

(1) Tighten to 96-104 N·m {9.8-10.6 kgf·m, 70.9-76.7 ft·lbf}

(2) Tighten 87°-93°

6. Remove the M6 x 1.0 bolt.

7. Remove the SST

from the camshaft.

8. Remove the SST

from the cylinder block lower blind plug.

9. Rotate the crankshaft clockwise two turns until the TDC position.

10. Install the cylinder block lower blind plug.

Tightening torque: 18-22 N·m {1.9-2.2 kgf·m, 13.3-16.2 ft·lbf}

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