Honda Prelude Accord Civic S2000 2001-2006

Transaxle Removal & Installation

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Accord



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Shift the transaxle into R .
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Do not depress the clutch pedal once the slave cylinder has been removed. Be careful not to kink the metal hydraulic lines.



    Negative and positive battery cables and the battery.
     
    Idle Air Control (IAC) solenoid connector
     
    Intake duct, resonator, air cleaner case, and battery base.
     
    Starter wires and starter
     
    Transaxle ground cable and the back-up light switch wire.
     
    Cable stay, then the cables from the top housing of the transaxle
     
    Both cables and the stay together
     
    Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS). Leave the speed sensor hoses connected.
     
    Shift cable bracket
     
    Shift and select cables from the top of the transaxle case. Leave the cables and bracket together, and wire them out of the work area.
     
    Mounting bolts and clutch slave cylinder with the clutch pipe and pushrod.
     
    Mounting bolt and clutch hose joint with the clutch pipe and clutch hose.
     



    2 upper transaxle case bolts
     

  6.  
  7. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheels
     
    Engine splash shield
     

  10.  
  11. Drain the transaxle fluid.
  12.  
  13. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Clutch damper bracket and raise it out of the way.
     
    Subframe center beam
     
    Cotter pins and lower arm ball joint nuts
     
    Ball joints and lower arms using a press type ball joint tool.
     
    Right damper fork bolt
     
    Right damper pinch bolt, then separate the damper fork and damper.
     
    Radius rod bolts and nut, then the right radius rod.
     
    Right and left halfshafts from the differential and the intermediate shaft, using a suitable prytool.
     
    Left halfshaft
     
    Intermediate shaft from the differential by removing its 3 bearing shaft mounting bolts.
     

  14.  
  15. Swing the right halfshaft out and wire it up inside the right fender well. Tie plastic bags over the inboard CV-joints to protect the boots and splines from damage.
  16.  
  17. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Engine stiffener and the clutch cover
     
    Intake manifold bracket
     
    Rear engine mount bracket
     
    3 rear engine mount bracket mounting bolts, then discard.
     

  18.  
  19. Place a transaxle jack under the transaxle. Raise the transaxle just enough to take the weight off the mounts.
    NOTE
    A chain hoist may be attached the transaxle lifting hooks to steady it and aid in lowering it from the vehicle.

  20.  
  21. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Transaxle housing mounting bolt on the engine side
     
    Transaxle mount bolt and loosen the mount bracket nuts.
     
    3 transaxle housing mounting bolts, then the transaxle from the vehicle.
     

  22.  

To install:


NOTE
Use new self-locking nuts when assembling the front suspension. Install new set rings onto the inboard CV-joints. Use new self-locking bolts when installing transaxle rear mount bracket (the bolts are color coded by type). New fasteners are available from a Honda dealer.

  1. Be sure the 2 dowel pins are installed into the transaxle case.
  2.  
  3. Apply heavy duty high temperature grease (use Honda part No. 08798-9002) to the release bearing, mainshaft splines, and the release fork pawls. Install the release fork and release bearing.
  4.  
  5. Raise the transaxle into position.
  6.  
  7. Install or connect the following:

    3 lower transaxle case bolts and tighten to 47 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
     
    Transaxle mount and mount bracket
     
    Through-bolt and tighten temporarily. Be sure the engine is level and tighten the 3 mount bracket nuts to 40 ft. lbs. (55 Nm). Tighten the through-bolt to 47 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
     
    Upper transaxle case bolts on the engine side and tighten to 47 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
     
    3 new rear engine bracket mounting bolts and tighten to 40 ft. lbs. (55 Nm).
     
    Intake manifold bracket and tighten the bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
     
    Clutch cover and tighten the bolts to 108 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
     
    Subframe center beam with new self-locking bolts. Evenly tighten the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
     
    Engine stiffener plate, if equipped. Loosely install the mounting bolts. Tighten the stiffener-to-transaxle case mounting bolt to 28 ft. lbs. (39 Nm), then tighten the 2 stiffener-to-engine block mounting bolts to 28 ft. lbs. (39 Nm) beginning with the bolt closest to the transaxle.
     
    Radius rod and the damper fork. Hand-tighten all the fasteners.
     
    Intermediate shaft and tighten its mounting bolts to 28 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).
     
    New set ring on the end of each halfshaft.
     
    Right and left halfshafts. Turn the right and left steering knuckle fully outward and slide the axle into the differential, until the set ring is felt engaging the differential side gear.
     
    Lower control arm ball joints. Tighten the castle nuts to 40 ft. lbs. (50 Nm). Then, tighten them only enough to install a new cotter pin.
     
    Clutch damper and tighten its mounting bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
     
    Front wheels. Lower the vehicle.
     

  8.  
  9. Place a floor jack under the right front knuckle, and raise the jack until it is supporting the vehicle's weight.
  10.  
  11. Tighten the radius rod mounting bolts to 76 ft. lbs. (105 Nm) and the radius rod nut to 32 ft. lbs. (44 Nm). Tighten the damper fork nut while holding the damper fork bolt to 40 ft. lbs. (55 Nm). Tighten the damper pinch bolt to 32 ft. lbs. (44 Nm).
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  13. Coat the tip of the slave cylinder with high temperature grease. Install the clutch hose joint and clutch slave cylinder to the transaxle housing. Be sure the slave cylinders tip snaps into the release fork. Tighten the slave cylinder mounting bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
  14.  
  15. Install or connect the following:

    Speed sensor. Tighten the mounting bolt to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm).
     
    Shift cable and select cable to the shift arm lever. Tighten the cable bracket mounting bolts to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
     
    New cotter pins
     
    Back-up light switch connector
     
    Starter. Tighten the 10mm bolt to 32 ft. lbs. (45 Nm) and the 12mm bolt to 54 ft. lbs. (75 Nm).
     
    Starter wires
     
    Transaxle ground cable
     

  16.  
  17. Fill the transaxle with the proper type and quantity of oil.
  18.  
  19. Install or connect the following:

    Air cleaner case and the resonator, then the intake duct.
     
    Battery tray bracket and battery tray and tighten the bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
     
    Battery and the battery cables.
     

  20.  
  21. Check the clutch pedal free-play.
  22.  
  23. Check and adjust the front wheel alignment.
  24.  
  25. Road test the vehicle and check the transaxle for smooth operation.
  26.  
  27. Loosen the 3 front engine mount bracket mounting bolts, then retighten them to 28 ft. lbs. (38 Nm).
  28.  
  29. Enter the radio security code.
  30.  

Civic



2001-05 Models

WARNING
Use only genuine Honda manual transaxle fluid (MTF)-it is specially formulated for use in Honda transaxles. If Honda MTF is not available, API SG/SJ 10W-30 or 10W-40 motor oil may be used as a temporary lubricant. However, motor oil will cause increased transaxle wear and shifting effort. Refill the transaxle with Honda MTF as soon as possible.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative and positive battery cables
     
    Resonator, the air cleaner box, and the air intake duct.
     
    Starter cables and the transaxle ground cable.
     
    Back-up light switch connection
     
    Upper radiator hose out of its bracket.
     
    Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) connector.
     
    Clutch fluid line bracket
     
    Slave cylinder. It isn't necessary to disconnect the clutch fluid line.
     

  4.  
  5. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Drain the transaxle fluid.
  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheels
     
    Strut pinch bolt and fork bolt
     
    Lower ball joint from the steering knuckle using a ball joint remover.
     
    Halfshaft inboard joints out of the transaxle case. Swing the steering knuckles out to free the halfshafts from the transaxle.
     

  10.  
  11. Tie the halfshafts up and out of the way with wire so that the joints will not be stressed. Tie plastic bags over the inboard joints to prevent damage to the CV-boots and splined shafts.
  12.  
  13. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Shift rod and extension rod from the transaxle case. Drive the shift rod retaining pin out with a pin punch.
     
    Front exhaust pipe
     
    Engine-to-transaxle stiffener brackets and the clutch cover plate
     

  14.  
  15. Attach a lifting chain to the engine and lift slightly to ease the tension on the mounts.
  16.  
  17. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Splash shield from underneath the vehicle.
     
    Right-front mount/bracket assembly
     

  18.  
  19. Place a jack under the transaxle to support its weight.
  20.  
  21. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Transaxle side mount and bracket
     
    Starter's lower mounting bolt and the upper 3 transaxle case bolts.
     
    3 rear transaxle mount bracket bolts, then the lower 3 transaxle case bolts.
     
    Pull the transaxle away from the engine until it clears the mainshaft. Lower the transaxle out of the vehicle Be careful not to bend the clutch hydraulic line.
     

  22.  

To install:


NOTE
Use new self-locking nuts and color-coded bolts when installing the transaxle and suspension components.

  1. Apply high temperature grease to the mainshaft splines, release fork contact points, and throw-out bearing. The manufacturer recommends part No. 08798-9002, Honda Super High temp Urea Grease.
  2.  
  3. Place the transaxle on a transaxle jack and raise it to the level of the engine.
  4.  
  5. Align the transaxle and engine. Be sure the transaxle case dowel pins are securely seated, and fit the transaxle onto the engine. Install the upper and lower transaxle case bolts and the 14mm rear mount bolts and washers. Only hand-tighten them at this time.
  6.  
  7. Raise the transaxle and install the side mount. Tighten the upper and lower transaxle case bolts to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm). Tighten the 14mm rear mount bracket bolts to 61 ft. lbs. (84 Nm).
  8.  
  9. First, tighten the transaxle side mount bracket nuts and bolt to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm) each. Next, tighten the mount bushing bolts to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm). Finally, tighten the through-bolt to 54 ft. lbs. (74 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Install or connect the following:

    Right-front mount/bracket assembly. Use 3 new 12mm bolt and washers, and tighten them to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm). Tighten the 2 10mm bolts to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
     
    Clutch cover
     
    Engine-to-transaxle stiffener brackets and tighten the 8mm bolts to 17 ft. lbs. (24 Nm). Tighten the 10mm bolts to 33 ft. lbs. (44 Nm).
     

  12.  
  13. Once the transaxle is bolted to the engine, and the transaxle mounts are securely tightened, the engine lifting chain may be removed.
  14.  
  15. Install or connect the following:

    Shift rod with a new spring pin and clip. Then, fit the shift rod boot back into place. Connect the torque rod and tighten the bolt to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
     
    Front exhaust pipe. Use new self-locking nuts and gaskets. Tighten the rear flange nuts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm). Tighten the front flange nuts to 25 ft. lbs. (33Nm) for all others.
     
    New set rings on the inboard CV-joint splines
     
    Halfshafts into the transaxle case and intermediate shaft. The inboard joints must snap into place.
     
    Lower ball joint and damper fork
     
    Front wheels
     
    Slave cylinder and clutch pipe stay. Coat the slave cylinder's tip with high temperature grease. Be sure it snaps into the release fork. Tighten the slave cylinder mounting bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
     
    VSS connector and back-up light switch connectors
     
    Wiring harness clamps and starter cables.
     
    Resonator, air cleaner box, and air intake duct. Fit the upper radiator hose back into its bracket.
     

  16.  
  17. Lower the vehicle and tighten the strut pinch bolts to 32 ft. lbs. (44 Nm). Tighten the fork bolts to 47 ft. lbs. (65 Nm). Tighten the ball joint castle nuts to 40 ft. lbs. (55 Nm), then tighten them only enough to install new cotter pins.
  18.  
  19. Turn the breather cap so that the arrow with the F mark points toward the front of the vehicle.
  20.  
  21. Refill the transaxle with the Honda MTF fluid.
  22.  
  23. Reconnect the positive and negative battery cables.
  24.  
  25. Bleed the clutch hydraulic system.
  26.  
  27. Check the clutch and transaxle for smooth operation.
  28.  
  29. Check and adjust the front wheel alignment.
  30.  

2006 Models
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. The radio may contain a coded theft protection circuit. Always obtain the code number before disconnecting the battery.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Disconnect the positive battery cable. Remove the battery.
  6.  
  7. Remove the cowl cover and under cowl panel.
  8.  
  9. Remove the air cleaner assembly. Remove the harness clips and the intake air duct. Remove the battery base with the reservoir tank.
  10.  
  11. Remove the clutch bracket and carefully remove the slave cylinder. Do not depress the clutch pedal once the slave cylinder has been removed.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the back up switch electrical connector, the vehicle speed sensor, the reverse solenoid lockout connector and the harness clips.
  14.  
  15. Remove the cable bracket, then disconnect the cables from the top of the transaxle housing. Carefully remove the cables and the bracket.
  16.  
  17. Remove the harness clips from the clutch cable bracket and the harness bracket. Remove the engine wire harness cover. Slide the harness forward off of the air cleaner housing mounting bracket.
  18.  
  19. Attach tool VSP02C000015, or equivalent to the holes in the cylinder head. Install the front leg of the tool on to the engine hanger in the front of the vehicle. This operation will support the engine and transaxle assembly.
  20.  
  21. Remove the two upper transaxle upper mounting bolts. Remove the under hood fuse/relay box and position it to the side.
  22.  
  23. Remove the ECM stay and position it to the side. Remove the clutch line clamp. Disconnect the ground cable. Remove the transaxle mount bracket bolts and nuts. Remove the transaxle mount bracket.
  24.  
  25. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Drain the transaxle fluid.
  26.  
  27. Remove the splash shield. Separate the lower arm. Remove the stiffener plate and mounting bracket from the steering gearbox. Disconnect the exhaust mounting rubber.
  28.  
  29. Remove the stiffener plate and harness clip. Remove the front engine mount bracket mounting bolt and nut. Remove the lower radiator hose from the front mount bracket.
  30.  
  31. Remove the front engine mount bracket from the transaxle and engine. Remove the rear engine mount bracket mounting bolt.
  32.  
  33. Remove the middle subframe mounting bolts. Install tool VSB02C000016, or equivalent, to the subframe. Raise the jack and line up the slots in the arms with the bolt holes on the corner of the jack base. Attach them securely.
  34.  
  35. Remove the front suspension subframe mounting bolts and front suspension subframe. Suspend the steering gearbox to the side.
  36.  
  37. Pry out the driveshafts inboard joint. Remove the intermediate shafts.
  38.  
  39. Remove the clutch cover. Position a transaxle jack under the transaxle assembly. Remove the transaxle mounting bolts. Carefully remove the transaxle from the vehicle.
  40.  

To install:

  1. Apply high temperature grease to the mainshaft splines, release fork contact points, and throw-out bearing. The manufacturer recommends part No. 08798-9002, Honda Super High temp Urea Grease.
  2.  
  3. Place the transaxle on a transaxle jack and raise it to the level of the engine.
  4.  
  5. Align the transaxle and engine. Be sure the transaxle case dowel pins are securely seated. Install the transaxle retaining bolts.
  6.  
  7. Continue the installation in the reverse order of the removal procedure.
  8.  
  9. Reprogram the power window control unit as follows.
  10.  
  11. Turn the ignition switch ON. Lower the window, all the way down. Open the driver-s side door.
  12.  
  13. Turn the ignition switch OFF. Push and hold the drivers window DOWN switch. Turn the ignition switch ON. Release the driver-s window DOWN switch. This must be done within five seconds.
  14.  
  15. Repeat the above step three more times. Wait one second.
  16.  
  17. Confirm that the AUTO UP and AUTO DOWN do not work. If they work repeat the procedure, paying close attention to the five second time limit
  18.  
  19. Move the driver-s window all the way down by holding the drivers window DOWN switch to the AUTO DOWN position.
  20.  
  21. Pull up and hold the driver-s window UP switch to the AUTO UP position until the window reaches the fully closed position. Hold the switch for one second.
  22.  
  23. Confirm that the power window master switch has been reset by using the driver-s window AUTO UP and DOWN function.
  24.  
  25. If the AUTO UP and DOWN feature is still not working, repeat the complete procedure, paying close attention to the five second time limit.
  26.  
  27. Set the clock.
  28.  

Prelude



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Shift the transaxle to R .
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative and positive battery cables
     
    Battery
     
    Intake duct, air cleaner case and battery base
     
    Vacuum tank and bracket. Do not disconnect the hoses.
     
    Starter wires and the starter.
     

  6.  
  7. Loosen, but do not remove the 2 upper transaxle mounting bolts.
  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Do not depress the clutch pedal once the slave cylinder has been removed. Be careful not to kink the metal hydraulic line.



    Transaxle ground cable and the back-up light switch wire.
     
    Engine harness clamp
     
    Shift cables from the transaxle case, leaving them attached to their bracket, and wire them safely out of the work area.
     
    Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) connector. Leave the sensor hoses connected and remove the sensor from the transaxle case.
     
    Slave cylinder mounting bolts.
     
    Slave cylinder from the release fork and move it out of the work area, leaving the hydraulic line connected to the slave cylinder
     

  10.  
  11. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Drain the transaxle fluid.
  12.  
  13. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Clutch damper mounting bolts and raise the clutch damper.
     
    Remove the rear engine mount bracket stay, if equipped.
     
    Front wheels
     
    Cotter pins and lower arm ball joint nuts
     
    Ball joints and lower arms using a press-type ball joint tool.
     
    Damper fork bolt and the radius rod on the right side of the vehicle only.
     

  14.  
  15. Use a suitable tool to pry the right and left halfshafts out of the differential and the intermediate shaft. Pull on the inboard joint and remove the right and left halfshafts.
  16.  
  17. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Intermediate shaft from the differential. Tie plastic bags over the halfshaft inboard joints to prevent damage to the boots and splines. Wire the halfshafts to the underbody of the vehicle so that their weight doesn't hang on their outboard joints.
     
    Center beam and remove the clutch cover
     
    Rear beam stiffener and the intake manifold stay.
     
    3 rear engine mount bracket bolts.
     

  18.  
  19. Place a transaxle jack under the transaxle and raise the transaxle just enough to take its weight off the mounts.
  20.  
  21. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Transaxle mount and mount bracket.
     
    2 upper transaxle housing mounting bolts and the 3 lower transaxle housing bolts.
     

  22.  
  23. Pull the transaxle away from the engine to clear the mainshaft.
  24.  
  25. Lower the transaxle from the vehicle.
  26.  

To install:


NOTE
Use new self-locking nuts and set rings when assembling the front suspension components and halfshafts. Use new self-locking bolts when installing the center beam and rear engine mount bracket. These fasteners can be purchased from a Honda dealer.

  1. Be sure the dowel pins are installed into the transaxle case.
  2.  
  3. Apply heavy duty high temperature grease (use Honda part number 08798-9002) to the mainshaft splines, release fork bolt and paws, and the throw-out bearing. Install the bearing and release fork. Be sure the release fork snaps into place.
  4.  
  5. Raise the transaxle into position with a transaxle jack.
  6.  
  7. Install or connect the following:

    3 lower and 2 upper transaxle mounting bolts and evenly tighten them to 47 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
     
    Transaxle mount and mount bracket
     
    Through-bolt and tighten temporarily. Be sure the engine is level. First tighten the 3 bracket-to-mount nuts and 2 bolts to 28 ft. lbs. (39 Nm). Then, tighten the through-bolt to 47 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
     
    3 new rear engine mount bracket bolts on the engine side and tighten them to 40 ft. lbs. (55 Nm).
     
    Rear beam stiffener and tighten the bolts to 28 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).
     
    Intake manifold stay and tighten the bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
     
    Clutch cover and tighten the bolts to 108 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
     
    Center beam and tighten the bolts to 43 ft. lbs. (60 Nm).
     
    Intermediate shaft. Tighten its mounting bolts to 28 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).
     
    New set rings onto the halfshaft inboard joint splines.
     
    Halfshafts, making sure that they lock into place.
     
    Radius rod and damper fork. Only hand-tighten their fasteners at this time.
     
    Ball joint to the lower arm. Tighten the castle nut to 36-43 ft. lbs. (50-60 Nm). Then, only tighten the nut enough to install a new cotter pin.
     
    Rear engine mount bracket stay, if equipped. Tighten the nut to 15 ft. lbs. (21 Nm) and the bolt to 28 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).
     
    Clutch damper and tighten the bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
     
    Front wheels
     

  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10.  
  11. Use a floor jack placed under the right front control arm to raise the vehicle enough so that its weight is supported by the jack. Tighten the radius rod mounting bolts to 76 ft. lbs. (105 Nm) and the radius rod nut to 32 ft. lbs. (44 Nm). Tighten the damper pinch bolt to 32 ft. lbs. (44 Nm). Tighten the damper fork bolt to 47 ft. lbs. (65 Nm). After pre-loading the suspension, lower the vehicle and remove the floor jack.
  12.  
  13. Coat the tip of the slave cylinder with heavy duty high temperature grease.
  14.  
  15. Install or connect the following:

    Clutch hose pipe and clutch slave cylinder to the transaxle housing. Be sure the slave cylinder snaps into the release fork. Tighten the slave cylinder mounting bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
     
    Speed sensor. Tighten the mounting bolt to 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm).
     
    Shift cable and select cable to the shift arm lever.
     
    Shift cable assembly onto the transaxle case. Tighten the cable bracket mounting bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
     
    New cotter pins
     
    Back-up light switch coupler and the transaxle ground cable.
     
    Harness clamp
     
    Starter. Tighten the 10mm bolt to 32 ft. lbs. (45 Nm) and the 12mm bolt to 54 ft. lbs. (75 Nm).
     
    Starter wires
     

  16.  
  17. Loosen the 3 front engine mount bracket bolts. Tighten them to 28 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).
  18.  
  19. Install or connect the following:

    Vacuum tank and its bracket
     
    Air cleaner case and intake duct
     

  20.  
  21. Fill the transaxle with the proper type and quantity of oil.
  22.  
  23. Install or connect the following:

    Battery base stay and the battery base. Tighten the battery base bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
     

  24.  
  25. Install or connect the following:

    Battery and connect the battery cables.
     

  26.  
  27. Check the clutch pedal free-play.
  28.  
  29. Start the vehicle and check the transaxle and clutch for smooth operation.
  30.  
  31. On Preludes equipped with 4WS, and turn the steering wheel lock-to-lock to reset the steering control unit.
  32.  
  33. Check and adjust the front wheel alignment.
  34.  
  35. Enter the radio security code.
  36.  

S2000



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following: Battery cables and the batteryShift lever knobCenter consoleShift lever bootShift leverAir cleaner housingSteering shaft from the steering gear boxAlternatorA/C compressorExhaust manifold heat shieldsUpper starter mounting boltUpper intake manifold bracket mounting boltSuction valve hoseCamshaft Position (CMP) sensor connectorsSplash shieldSteering gear box electrical connectorTorque sensor connectorIntake manifold bracketHeated Oxygen (HO2S) sensor connectorsCatalytic converterExhaust manifoldDriveshaftShifter boot holder boltsClutch slave cylinderClutch release forkLower transmission flange bolts

    Battery cables and the battery
     
    Shift lever knob
     
    Center console
     
    Shift lever boot
     
    Shift lever
     
    Air cleaner housing
     
    Steering shaft from the steering gear box
     
    Alternator
     
    A/C compressor
     
    Exhaust manifold heat shields
     
    Upper starter mounting bolt
     
    Upper intake manifold bracket mounting bolt
     
    Suction valve hose
     
    Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor connectors
     
    Splash shield
     
    Steering gear box electrical connector
     
    Torque sensor connector
     
    Intake manifold bracket
     
    Heated Oxygen (HO2S) sensor connectors
     
    Catalytic converter
     
    Exhaust manifold
     
    Driveshaft
     
    Shifter boot holder bolts
     
    Clutch slave cylinder
     
    Clutch release fork
     
    Lower transmission flange bolts
     

  4.  
  5. Support the front subframe with a floor jack and remove the two center mounting bolts.
  6.  
  7. Loosen the four outer mounting bolts 3 inches (75 mm).
  8.  
  9. Lower the front subframe until it is supported by the loosened bolts.
  10.  
  11. Support the transmission with the floor jack.
  12.  
  13. Remove or disconnect the following: Rear transmission mountSpeed sensor connector and wiring harnessUpper transmission flange boltsTransmission

    Rear transmission mount
     
    Speed sensor connector and wiring harness
     
    Upper transmission flange bolts
     
    Transmission
     

  14.  

To install:


NOTE
Use new subframe bolts for assembly.

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure, while using the following torque values: Transmission flange bolts: 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm)Rear transmission mount bolts: 28 ft. lbs. (38 Nm)Subframe mounting bolts: 14mm bolts to 85 ft. lbs. (116 Nm) and 12mm bolts to 43 ft. lbs. (59 Nm)Clutch slave cylinder bolts: 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm)A/C compressor bolts: 33 ft. lbs. (44 Nm)Steering shaft pinch bolt: 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm)Shift lever bolts: 86 inch lbs. (10 Nm)

    Transmission flange bolts: 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm)
     
    Rear transmission mount bolts: 28 ft. lbs. (38 Nm)
     
    Subframe mounting bolts: 14mm bolts to 85 ft. lbs. (116 Nm) and 12mm bolts to 43 ft. lbs. (59 Nm)
     
    Clutch slave cylinder bolts: 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm)
     
    A/C compressor bolts: 33 ft. lbs. (44 Nm)
     
    Steering shaft pinch bolt: 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm)
     
    Shift lever bolts: 86 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Battery cables and the battery
     
    Shift lever knob
     
    Center console
     
    Shift lever boot
     
    Shift lever
     
    Air cleaner housing
     
    Steering shaft from the steering gear box
     
    Alternator
     
    A/C compressor
     
    Exhaust manifold heat shields
     
    Upper starter mounting bolt
     
    Upper intake manifold bracket mounting bolt
     
    Suction valve hose
     
    Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor connectors
     
    Splash shield
     
    Steering gear box electrical connector
     
    Torque sensor connector
     
    Intake manifold bracket
     
    Heated Oxygen (HO 2 S) sensor connectors
     
    Catalytic converter
     
    Exhaust manifold
     
    Driveshaft
     
    Shifter boot holder bolts
     
    Clutch slave cylinder
     
    Clutch release fork
     
    Lower transmission flange bolts
     

  4.  
  5. Support the front subframe with a floor jack and remove the two center mounting bolts.
  6.  
  7. Loosen the four outer mounting bolts 3 inches (75 mm).
  8.  
  9. Lower the front subframe until it is supported by the loosened bolts.
  10.  
  11. Support the transmission with the floor jack.
  12.  
  13. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear transmission mount
     
    Speed sensor connector and wiring harness
     
    Upper transmission flange bolts
     
    Transmission
     

  14.  

To install:


NOTE
Use new subframe bolts for assembly.

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure, while using the following torque values:

    Transmission flange bolts: 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm)
     
    Rear transmission mount bolts: 28 ft. lbs. (38 Nm)
     
    Subframe mounting bolts: 14mm bolts to 85 ft. lbs. (116 Nm) and 12mm bolts to 43 ft. lbs. (59 Nm)
     
    Clutch slave cylinder bolts: 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm)
     
    A/C compressor bolts: 33 ft. lbs. (44 Nm)
     
    Steering shaft pinch bolt: 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm)
     
    Shift lever bolts: 86 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
     

  2.  

 
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