How to Remove an Old Rear Main Seal?

Answer Having an old or damaged rear main seal (RMS) can cause puddles of oil underneath the vehicle. If oil is leaking from the bell housing area behind the oil pan while the engine is running, then your... Read More »

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How to Remove the Rear Main Seal in a Chevy S10?

The rear main oil seal in a 2.2 liter Chevrolet S10 can be replaced without removing the engine oil pan or the crankshaft. However, removal of significant components external to the engine, most n... Read More »

How to Fix a Rear Main Seal?

The rear main seal in an automobile engine is located directly behind the rearmost main bearing journal of the crankshaft.Its job is to keep the oil that sloshes around in the crankcase and oil pan... Read More »

Rear Main Seal Instructions?

Some vehicle owners panic at the mention of "rear main seal," aware that replacement may require expensive labor, especially if the engine must be removed. A puddle of oil beneath the rear part of ... Read More »

How to Install a Rear Main Seal?

To replace a faulty rear main oil seal (a vital part that prevents engine oil from leaking), the transmission usually must be removed, a costly and time consuming operation that is not discussed in... Read More »