Bonneville, LeSabre, Park Avenue 2000-2005

Flywheel or Flexplate & Ring Gear

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Removal & Installation



4.6L Engine
  1. Remove the transaxle.
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  3. Loosen the 8 engine flywheel mounting bolts.
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  5. Remove 7 of the 8 engine flywheel bolts leaving 1 bolt at the top of the crankshaft rotation.
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  7. Grip the engine flywheel and remove the remaining bolt. Do not drop the engine flywheel when removing the final bolt.
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To install:

  1. Apply sealant to the engine flywheel bolts.
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  3. Place the engine flywheel in position on the crankshaft.
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  5. Loosely install a bolt at the top and bottom of the bolt circle allowing the engine flywheel to hang in position.
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  7. Install the remaining engine flywheel bolts.
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  9. Install the flywheel bolts and tighten to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm). plus an additional 50 degrees.
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