REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
See Figures 1 and 2
On flywheel removal, it may be necessary to obtain these appropriate to perform the job:
- Disconnect the negative battery cable.
- Remove the transaxle assembly, refer to the Drive Train of this information for details.
- If equipped, remove the splash shield.
To assure proper balance during reassembly, matchmark the relationship of the pressure plate assembly to the flywheel
- If equipped with a manual transaxle, remove the clutch and pressure plate. Mark the relationship of the cover assembly to the flywheel to assure proper balance during reassembly.
- Using a harmonic balance retaining tool J 38122 or equivalent, secure the crankshaft, then unfasten the flywheel mounting bolts. Remove the flywheel and spacer (if equipped).
- Remove all thread adhesive from the bolts and from the holes before installation.
- Apply locking type adhesive to all of the flywheel-to-crankshaft mounting bolts.
The remaining installation steps are the reverse of the removal procedure. Tighten the flywheel bolts in stages to the following specifications:
2.0L engine-48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm) plus an additional 30° turn.
- Connect the negative battery cable.