Avalon 1995-1996

Flywheel or Flexplate

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the engine from the vehicle and disconnect the transaxle from the engine.
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  5. Remove the 8 bolts, rear plate, drive plate and front spacer.
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  7. Wire brush the retaining bolts thoroughly to remove all the old sealant from the threads.
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  9. Remove any sealant or debris from the crankshaft and flywheel/drive plate bolt holes.
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To install:


NOTE
If the holes are filled with oil and grease, clean them with a small wire brush and penetrating oil. You may have to run the proper size metric tap down each bolt hole several times to clear the hole.

  1. Apply No. 08833-00070, THREE BOND®1324 or equivalent adhesive to the last two or three threads of each bolt.
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  3. Install the front spacer, drive plate and rear plate on the crankshaft.
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  5. Install and uniformly tighten the 8 bolts in several passes, in the sequence shown to 61 ft. lbs. (83 Nm).
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  7. Attach the transaxle to the engine and install the engine into the vehicle.

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    Fig. Flywheel/driveplate bolt tightening sequence

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