I am about to replace the crankshaft timing cover oil seal and the transmission extension housing seal. Are there any handy little tricks that may be of some assistance? The Haynes manual says to remove the radiator and use a special puller on the harmonic balancer, I only have a standard puller, will this do any harm?? As for the driveshaft seal, am i going to need a driveline balance after i put the driveshaft back in place, even after marking it and replacing it exactly the same as it was??
I've noticed that when moving from a stand still under light throttle, when the car is just above idle, it makes a strange vibration noise. It sounds as if its comming from the vicinity of the catalytic convertor, is this possible?? It's been making the noise since i got it and it doesn't seem to be getting any better, but its not worsening.
After I've done the seals its going in for a service/tune up, which will hopefully give it a bit of a freshen up :) It's only costing me $99 and they are giving it an oil change, coolant change, new plugs/leads, new points, new air filter and a full tune up. Then its off to the wreckers to pick up my ED Fairmont Ghia rear end :D