9-3 1999

Flywheel or Flexplate

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions.
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  3. Remove the transmission.
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  5. If equipped with a manual transmission, remove the clutch housing cover.
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  7. Using ST 32005107 Crankshaft Stopper to lock the crankshaft into place, remove the flywheel (manual transmission) or flexplate (automatic transmission).

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    Fig. Use ST 32005107 Crankshaft Stopper to lock the crankshaft into place and remove the flywheel

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To install:

  1. Install the flywheel (M/T) or flexplate (A/T) and use ST 32005107 Crankshaft Stopper to lock the crankshaft into place. Tighten the bolts in a star shaped pattern to the specified torque:

    1998-2002 2.0L engine: 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm) plus 30° rotation
     
    2003-2005 2.0L engine: 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm) plus 40° rotation
     
    2.3L engine: 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm) Flywheel; 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm) Flexplate
     
    3.0L engine: 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm) plus an additional 30° rotation

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    Fig. Flywheel torque sequence

     

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  3. If equipped with manual transmission, install the clutch housing cover.
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  5. Install the transmission assembly into the vehicle.
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