Oil Leak from front crank seal. DIY or Dealer?
1997 Mazda B2300 2.3l Manual
So I have a re manufactured engine from Carolina Machine Engines CME recently installed (by myself) and its leaking oil from behind the Harmonic ballancer pulley. Not the oil pan gasket. I've talked to CME about it and its their fault and they will pay for the repair.
My question is should I do this myself and let them send me the seal or take it to a dealer and fork the bill to CME? I trust myself and the work I do more than any dealer, However this is not my responsibility so I wouldn't mind passing the job off.
Do i have to remove the timing cover? Or timing belt? or just the pulley and the seal. I didn't look at the area very close during the install
I doubt they damaged the seal during install i'm betting the crank is grooved and could use a repair sleeve.
I would like to do it my self if its as simple as removing a pulley that should come right off cause it just went on last week, prying out the seal, hammer on the sleeve and reassemble.
And advice appreciated.