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Old 02-09-2011, 06:05 PM
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Rear main seal need help

Alright guys so i know this wrangler forum but my friend has a 88 Cherokee 4.0 with the split 2 peice rear main seal.
Did it the first time couldent get the half out,Tried putting half in
Didnt fix it

Went at it again yesturday did the whole job replacing oil pan gasket and the whole rear main seal
Didnt work

So know im thinking i put it in backwards,how can you tell if im putting it in backwards.
Please help

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Old 02-09-2011, 06:32 PM   #2
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NO There is a notch in the cap the gasket end goes into. Did you put a dab of RTV sealent on the angled edges of the bearing caps and the ends of the seal?
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