CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT
The engine assembly with automatic transaxle assembly is very heavy. Be sure to follow the procedure described in the repair manual, or the engine lifter may suddenly drop.
If automatic transaxle parts are replaced, refer to Parts Replacement Compensation Table to determine if any additional operations are necessary.
REMOVE FLYWHEEL HOUSING UNDER COVER
REMOVE DRIVE PLATE AND TORQUE CONVERTER ASSEMBLY SETTING BOLT
Turn the crankshaft to gain access to the removable locations of the 6 drive plate and torque converter assembly setting bolts and remove each drive plate and torque converter assembly setting bolt while holding the crankshaft pulley bolt with a wrench.
There will be one black colored bolt.
REMOVE ENGINE ASSEMBLY WITH TRANSAXLE
INSTALL ENGINE HANGERS
REMOVE FRONT FRAME ASSEMBLY
REMOVE MANIFOLD STAY
DISCONNECT WIRE HARNESS
|*a||Park/Neutral Position Switch Connector|
Disconnect the park/neutral position switch connector.
Remove the 2 bolts and disengage the 5 clamps to disconnect the wire harness from the automatic transaxle assembly.
REMOVE RADIATOR PIPE CLAMP
|*2||Radiator Pipe Clamp|
|*a||Air Fuel Ratio Sensor Wire Harness|
Disengage the air fuel ratio sensor wire harness.
Disengage the breather plug from the clamp.
Remove the bolt and radiator pipe clamp with the clamp from the engine assembly.
Remove the clamp from the radiator pipe clamp.
REMOVE AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY
Using a transmission jack attachment, set the automatic transaxle assembly on a transmission jack.
Secure the automatic transaxle assembly to the transmission jack using a suitable adapter, such as a rope or attachment.
To prevent the automatic transaxle oil pan sub-assembly from deforming, do not place any attachments under the automatic transaxle oil pan sub-assembly.
Hold the engine assembly with a suitable adapter, such as a rope, during the operation.
Remove the 11 bolts and automatic transaxle assembly.
To prevent damage to the knock pins, do not pry between the automatic transaxle assembly and engine assembly.
REMOVE FRONT ENGINE MOUNTING BRACKET
Remove the 3 bolts and front engine mounting bracket from the automatic transaxle assembly.
REMOVE WIRE HARNESS CLAMP BRACKET
Remove the 4 bolts and 4 wire harness clamp brackets from the automatic transaxle assembly.
REMOVE NO. 1 TRANSMISSION CONTROL CABLE BRACKET
Remove the 2 bolts and No. 1 transmission control cable bracket from the automatic transaxle assembly.
REMOVE SPEEDOMETER DRIVEN HOLE (ATM) COVER SUB-ASSEMBLY
Remove the bolt and speedometer driven hole (ATM) cover sub-assembly from the automatic transaxle assembly.
Remove the O-ring from the speedometer driven hole (ATM) cover sub-assembly.
REMOVE TORQUE CONVERTER ASSEMBLY
Remove the torque converter assembly from the automatic transaxle assembly.
Remove the torque converter assembly from the input shaft horizontally.
INSPECT TORQUE CONVERTER ASSEMBLY
INSPECT DRIVE PLATE AND RING GEAR SUB-ASSEMBLY