GM 6.5L V8 EFI – Mechanical System – FRONT COVER

The front cover is made of cast aluminum and has several features (figure 2-2):
• Mounting surfaces for the crankshaft front seal, water pump assembly, injection pump, and accessory supports
• Sealing surfaces at the cylinder case and oil pan
• Cooling system passages
• A timing bracket for service purposes
• A hole for the crankshaft sensor machined into the cover
• A reluctor ring mounted on the end of the crankshaft sprocket
• A shorter-length collar on the balancer to accommodate the reluctor ring (figure 2-2)


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