Gear Cover, Front (001-031)
B3.9 and B5.9 Series Engines
Section 1 - Cylinder Block - Group 01
Inspect for Reuse (001-031-007)
Inspect the gear cover for cracks or damage.
The crankshaft must be clean, dry, and oil-free before
installing the gear cover. Failure to clean the sealing
surface properly can result in an oil leak.
Install a new seal in the gear cover. Refer to Procedure
Apply a thin bead of Three-BondTM to the cover side of the
front cover gasket only.
NOTE: Do not remove the plastic seal pilot tool from the
lubricating oil seal at this time. Use the plastic seal pilot tool
to guide the seal on the crankshaft.
Install the gasket and front cover on the engine.