Rear main seal

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Asked by Oct 31, 2007 at 04:41 PM about the 2000 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab Stepside 4WD SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How hard is it to replace the rear main seal on a 3.0 V6 flex fuel engine? what does it require besides me pullin the engine to remove and replace it? or is there a way i can get around removing the engine to replace the rear main seal on the engine?

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I believe you can do this by dropping the transmission instead of pulling the engine. Tool-wise I think you will be set except you may need the tool for inserting the rear main seal, there's a special little tool that makes life so much easier when doing this.

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