Removal & Installation
Remove the transmission.
Remove the bolts in the sequence shown.
Fig. The proper sequence to remove the flexplate bolts
Remove the flexplate.
The crankshaft dowel must be positioned below the outer face of the flexplate. Install the flexplate with the elongated hole over the crankshaft dowel.
Install the flexplate bolts and tighten in two stages in the sequence shown.
Stage 1: Tighten to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
Stage 2: Tighten to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm).
Fig. The proper sequence to install the flexplate bolts
Install the transmission.