Camaro, Firebird, 1999 - 2002

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor electrical connector
     
    Air intake duct
     
    Catalytic converter
     
    Range selector cable from the transmission
     
    Propeller shaft
     
    Rear axle torque arm
     
    Torque converter cover
     
    Torque converter bolts
     
    Transmission oil cooler lines
     
    Wiring harness from the transmission
     
    Transmission 20-way connector
     
    Vehicle Speed sensor (VSS) electrical connector
     
    Transmission support
     
    Transmission fill tube
     
    Transmission nuts and bolts
     
    Transmission from the vehicle
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Transmission to the vehicle. Torque the bolts and nuts to 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm) on 3.8L engines and 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm) on 5.7L engines.
     
    Transmission fill tube
     
    Transmission support. Torque the bolts to 66 ft. lbs. (90 Nm) on 3.8L engines and 77 ft. lbs. (105 Nm) on 5.7L engines.
     
    VSS electrical connector
     
    20-way connector
     
    Wiring harness clamp to the transmission. Torque the bolt to 22 inch lbs. (2.5 Nm).
     
    Transmission oil cooler lines
     
    Torque converter bolts. Torque the bolts to 47 ft. lbs. (63 Nm) on 3.8L engines and 44 ft. lbs. (60 Nm) on 5.7L engines.
     
    Torque converter cover
     
    Rear axle torque arm. Torque the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm) and the nuts to 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm).
     
    Propeller shaft. Torque the bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
     
    Range selector cable
     
    Catalytic converter. Torque the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
     
    Air intake duct
     
    IAT sensor electrical connector
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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