VALVE BODY ASSEMBLY REMOVAL


  1. REMOVE RADIATOR SUPPORT OPENING COVER


    1. A00OKW2

      Remove the 7 clips and radiator support opening cover.

  2. REMOVE FRONT LOWER BUMPER ABSORBER

    A00OL3A

    1. Remove the 2 screws and 4 bolts.

    2. A00OI9A

      Remove the 3 screws, 8 bolts and front lower bumper absorber.

  3. REMOVE NO. 1 ENGINE UNDER COVER


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      Remove the 10 clips and under cover.

  4. DRAIN AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE FLUID


    1. Remove the drain plug and gasket, and drain the ATF.

    2. Install a new gasket and the drain plug.

      Torque:
      49 N*m  { 500 kgf*cm, 36 ft.*lbf }
  5. REMOVE AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE OIL PAN SUB-ASSEMBLY

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    1. Remove the 18 bolts, oil pan and gasket.

      Note

      Some fluid will remain in the oil pan. Carefully remove the oil pan.

    2. Remove the 2 magnets from the oil pan.

    3. A00OK08E01

      Examine particles in the pan.


      1. Use the removed magnets to collect any steel chips. Look carefully at the chips and particles in the pan and on the magnet to anticipate what type of wear you will find in the transaxle.

        Steel (magnetic): bearing, gear and plate wear

        Brass (non-magnetic): bush wear

  6. DISCONNECT TRANSMISSION WIRE

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    Text in Illustration
    *1 Lock Plate

    1. Disconnect the 5 shift solenoid valve connectors.

    2. Remove the bolt, lock plate and ATF temperature sensor.

  7. REMOVE VALVE BODY OIL STRAINER ASSEMBLY

    A00OLFUE01

    1. Remove the 3 bolts and oil strainer.

      Note

      Be careful as some fluid will come out of the oil strainer.

    2. A00OIBLE01

      Remove the O-ring from the oil strainer.

  8. REMOVE TRANSMISSION VALVE BODY ASSEMBLY

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    1. Support the valve body and remove the 17 bolts and valve body.

      Note

      Be careful not to drop the check ball body, spring and accumulator piston.

    2. A00OKTQE01

      Remove the check ball body and spring.

  9. REMOVE MANUAL VALVE


    1. Remove the manual valve from the valve body.