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How To Pull Your Transmission

Posted by Project2G, May 29, 2007

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    REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION

    REMOVAL SERVICE POINTS



    (A) TRANSAXLE MOUNTING BRACKET MOUNTING NUTS REMOVAL
    Jack up the transaxle assembly gently with a garage jack, and then remove the transaxle mounting bracket nuts.

    CAUTION: Be sure not to tilt the transaxle assembly.

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    (B) ENGINE ASSEMBLY SUPPORTING
    Set the special tool to the vehicle to support the engine assembly.

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    (C) TIE ROD END REMOVAL CAUTION:
    Loosen the nut only, don't remove it from the tie rod end.
    Suspend the special tool by a cord not to let it come off.

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    (D) LATERAL LOWER ARM REMOVAL

    CAUTION:


    Loosen the nut only, do not remove it from the ball joint.
    Suspend the special tool by a cord not to let it come off.

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    (E) COMPRESSION LOWER ARM REMOVAL

    CAUTION:


    Loosen the nut only, don't remove it from the knuckle.
    Suspend the special tool by a cord not to let it come off.
    (F) DRIVE SHAFT REMOVAL

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    1.Insert a pry bar between the transaxle case and the drive shaft to remove the drive shaft. NOTE: Do not remove the hub and knuckle from the drive shaft. CAUTION:
    1.Use a pry bar to remove the drive shaft from B.J. assembly, or the T.J. assembly may be damaged.
    2.Do not insert the bar too far, or the oil seal may be damaged.

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    2.Suspend the removed drive shaft with wire so that there are no sharp bends in any of the joints.
    3.Use the special tool to cover the transaxle case to prevent foreign materials from getting into the transaxle case.
    (G) CLUTCH RELEASE CYLINDER REMOVAL
    Remove the clutch release cylinder without disconnecting the oil line connection, and fix it to the vehicle chassis.
    (H) FLEX PLATE CONNECTING BOLTS/TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY MOUNTING BOLTS/TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY REMOVAL

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    1. Support the transaxle assembly by using a transaxle jack.

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    2. Remove the connection bolts while turning the crankshaft.

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    3. Chalk mating marks on the flex plate and clutch pressure plate for easier installation.
    4. Press the clutch pressure plate into the transaxle for easier removal.
    5. Remove the transaxle assembly mounting bolt and lower the transaxle assembly.

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    INSTALLATION SERVICE POINT


    (A) CENTER MEMBER ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION
    If the dimension shown in the illustration is outside the standard value when the weight of the engine is on the body, replace the front roll stopper bracket assembly.

    Standard value (A): 43 ±3 mm (1.69 ±.12 in.)



    (B) DRIVE SHAFT INSTALLATION
    Temporarily install the drive shaft so that the TJ case of the drive shaft is perpendicular to the transaxle.

    CAUTION: Do not damage the oil seal lip by the serrated part of the drive shaft.
     

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