Caravan, Town & Country 2006-2007

Transaxle Removal & Installation

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T-850 Transaxle



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Raise hood.
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  5. Disconnect gearshift cables from shift levers/cover assembly.
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  7. Remove gearshift cable retaining clips from mounting bracket. Remove cables and secure out of way.
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  9. Remove three right engine mount bracket-to-transaxle bolts.
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  11. Raise vehicle on hoist.
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  13. Remove front wheel/tires and halfshafts.
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  15. Drain transaxle fluid into suitable container.
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  17. Remove front harness retainer and secure harness out of way.
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  19. Using Tool 6638A, disconnect clutch hydraulic circuit quick connect (located on slave cylinder tube). Remove clutch slave cylinder by depressing towards case and rotating counter-clockwise, while lifting anti-rotation tab out of case slot with screwdriver.
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  21. Remove engine left mount bracket.
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  23. Remove starter motor.
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  25. Disconnect back-up lamp switch connector.
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  27. Remove structural collar.
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  29. Remove modular clutch assembly-to-drive plate bolts.
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  31. Position screw jack and wood block to engine oil pan.
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  33. Remove transmission upper mount through-bolt from left frame rail.
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  35. Lower engine/transaxle assembly on screw jack.
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  37. Remove four (4) upper mount-to-transaxle bolts and remove mount.
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  39. Secure transaxle to transmission jack and remove transaxle-to-engine bolts.
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  41. Remove transaxle from engine.
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  43. Inspect modular clutch assembly, clutch release components, and engine drive plate.
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  45. Installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten the engine to transaxle bolts to 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm).
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