Honda_Passport_1997-2002

Transmission Removal & Installation

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2-Wheel Drive



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the hood.
  4.  
  5. Install a support fixture to the engine lifting eyes.
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  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Front console assembly and wiring connectors
     
    Shift lock cable
     
    Shift control rod
     
    Selector lever assembly
     
    Driveshaft
     
    Wiring harness heat shield
     
    Transmission mount and crossmember
     
    Heated Oxygen (HO 2 S) sensor connectors
     
    Left and right exhaust front pipes
     
    Transmission oil cooler lines
     
    Starter motor
     
    Fuel line bracket
     
    Transmission harness connectors
     
    Flywheel under covers
     
    Torque converter
     
    Transmission flange bolts
     
    Transmission
     

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To install:


NOTE
Use new torque converter bolts.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Transmission. Tighten the large bolts to 56 ft. lbs. (76 Nm) and the small bolts to 69 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
     
    Torque converter. Tighten the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
     
    Flywheel under covers
     
    Transmission harness connectors
     
    Fuel line bracket
     
    Starter motor. Tighten the bolts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
     
    Transmission oil cooler lines
     
    Left and right exhaust front pipes. Tighten the manifold flange fasteners to 49 ft. lbs. (67 Nm) and the exhaust flange bolts to 32 ft. lbs. (43 Nm).
     
    HO 2 S sensor connectors
     
    Crossmember. Tighten the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
     
    Transmission mount. Tighten the bolts to 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm).
     
    Wiring harness heat shield
     
    Driveshaft. Tighten the flange bolts to 46 ft. lbs. (63 Nm).
     
    Selector lever assembly
     
    Shift control rod
     
    Shift lock cable
     
    Front console assembly and wiring connectors
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Remove the engine support fixture and install the hood.

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    Fig. Automatic transmission mounting bolt locations and torque specifications-1997-02 models

  4.  

4-Wheel Drive



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the hood.
  4.  
  5. Install a support fixture to the engine lifting eyes.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Transfer case shift lever knob
     
    Front console assembly and wiring connectors
     
    Shift lock cable
     
    Shift control rod
     
    Selector lever assembly
     
    Transfer case shift lever
     
    Transfer case skid plate
     
    Front and rear driveshafts
     
    Wiring harness heat shield
     
    Transmission mount and crossmember
     
    Right torsion bar, if equipped with Torque On Demand (TOD) system
     
    Heated Oxygen (HO 2 S) sensor connectors
     
    Left and right exhaust front pipes
     
    Transmission oil cooler lines
     
    Starter motor
     
    Fuel line bracket
     
    Transmission harness connectors
     
    Flywheel under covers
     
    Torque converter
     
    Transmission flange bolts
     
    Transmission
     

  8.  

To install:


NOTE
Use new torque converter bolts.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Transmission. Tighten the large bolts to 56 ft. lbs. (76 Nm) and the small bolts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
     
    Torque converter. Tighten the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
     
    Flywheel under covers
     
    Transmission harness connectors
     
    Fuel line bracket
     
    Starter motor. Tighten the bolts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
     
    Transmission oil cooler lines
     
    Left and right exhaust front pipes. Tighten the manifold flange fasteners to 49 ft. lbs. (67 Nm) and the exhaust flange bolts to 32 ft. lbs. (43 Nm).
     
    HO 2 S sensor connectors
     
    Right torsion bar, if removed
     
    Crossmember. Tighten the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
     
    Transmission mount. Tighten the bolts to 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm).
     
    Wiring harness heat shield
     
    Front and rear driveshafts. Tighten the flange bolts to 46 ft. lbs. (63 Nm).
     
    Transfer case skid plate. Tighten the bolts to 27 ft. lbs. (37 Nm).
     
    Transfer case shift lever
     
    Selector lever assembly
     
    Shift control rod
     
    Shift lock cable
     
    Front console assembly and wiring connectors
     
    Transfer case shift lever knob
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Remove the engine support fixture and install the hood.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Automatic transmission mounting bolt locations and torque specifications-1997-02 models

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