1997 Volvo 850 Crankshaft Main Bearing Seal Service and Repair

1997 Volvo 850 T-5 L5-2.3L Turbo VIN 57 B5234T

Crankshaft Main Bearing Seal Service and Repair

Special Tools:

Handle tool No. 999 1801, or equivalent, Gear Sector tool No. 999 5112, or equivalent, Driver tool No. 999 5430, or equivalent

NOTE: For additional information on special tools and equipment used in this procedure, refer to Service and Repair. See: Tools and Equipment\Tools For Engine Service and Repair


NOTE: Proceed with transmission removed as described under Transmission Removal, refer to Transmission and Drivetrain.

1. Remove flywheel/drive plate:

Use gear sector 999 5112, or equivalent.

2. Replace seal:

Remove seal using a groove-cut chisel.

NOTE: Do not damage contact surfaces. Note the position of seal in relation to sealing flange.

Oil seal contact lip.

Install seal using driver tool No. 999 5430 and handle tool No. 999 1801, or equivalents.

Knock in seal until the driver hits the crankshaft. Download File PDF

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