Catera 2000-2001

Flywheel or Flexplate & Ring Gear

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
This procedure requires the use of a torque angle meter special tool J36660 and a crank hub Torx® socket, special tool J42098 or equivalent.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the transmission.

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    Fig. Flywheel assembly

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  5. Counterhold the crankshaft with J42098 or equivalent and remove the flywheel bolts an flywheel. Discard the flywheel bolts.
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To install:

  1. Clean the rear crankshaft flange.

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    Fig. Flywheel assembly

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  3. Coat the new flywheel bolts with thread retaining compound, GM P/N 12345493 or equivalent.
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  5. Install the flywheel. Torque the new bolts to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm), plus a 30 degree turn, plus a 15 degree turn.
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  7. Install the transmission.
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