ENGINE FRONT COVER (LOWER)
Figure 2. Installing Lower Engine Front Cover - In-Line Engine
contacts the pump drive gear on the crankshaft. Rotate the crankshaft slightly to align the teeth, then push the
cover up against the gasket and block. Do not force the cover.
Remove the oil seal expander and pilot studs.
Refer to Fig. 1 and install the 3/8-16 bolts and lockwashers. Tighten the bolts to 30-35 lb ft (41-47
Affix a new seal ring on the end of the lubricating oil pump inlet tube next to the flange on an in-line
engine. Attach the flange or elbow to the front cover with bolts and lockwashers. Tighten the bolts to 13-17 lb ft
Af f ix a new oil pan gasket to the bottom of the cylinder block, then install and secure the oil pan to
the block with bolts and lockwashers. Tighten the bolts to 13-17 lb ft (18-23 Nm) torque.
Install the crankshaft pulley.
Refer to Lubricating Oil Specifications and refill the crankcase to the proper level on the dipstick.