If you are servicing a vehicle with this condition, refer to the below table to determine the proper repair procedure:
1. Remove the transaxle.
2. Remove the torque converter.
3. Use a suitable tool to remove the oil seal.
4. Apply a thin coat of ATF to the lip of the oil seal before installation. Use the special tool (09452-21200) to install the oil seal (P/N 46131-36002) to the oil pump housing.
Technical service bulletin courtesy of Mitchell 1.
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