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How do you replace the rear main crankshaft oil seal on a Mercedes ML430?

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βˆ™ 2007-12-19 15:26:38

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You have to start by pulling out the transmission, this will give you access to the rear cover of the engine, and the rear crankshaft oil seal. You have to remove the rear engine cover once exposed, then you can pop out the old seal and press in the new one! And re-install transmission.

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