ION, L-Series, S-Series 1999-2005

Driven Disc & Pressure Plate

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the transaxle from the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Check the slave cylinder release bearing minimal bearing drag. Replace the slave cylinder if little or drag is found.
  6.  
  7. Remove the pressure plate and clutch disc.
    1. Replace the plate, if necessary.
    2.  
    3. Replace the disc, if necessary.
    4.  
    5. Replace the flywheel, if necessary.
    6.  

  8.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Clutch disc and pressure plate and loosely install the pressure plate bolts
     
    Clutch alignment tool in the clutch disc, and push in until it bottoms out in the crankshaft
     

  2.  
  3. Tighten the pressure plate bolts in sequence to 18 ft. lbs. (24 Nm) on all except the MU-3 transmission and tighten to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm) on the MU-3 transmission.
  4.  
  5. Remove the alignment tool.
  6.  
  7. Lubricate the splines of the input shaft lightly with a high temperature grease.
  8.  
  9. Install the transaxle assembly.
  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Tighten the pressure plate bolts in sequence -ION

  12.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the transaxle from the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Check the slave cylinder release bearing minimal bearing drag. Replace the slave cylinder if little or drag is found.
  6.  
  7. Remove the pressure plate and clutch disc.
    1. Replace the plate, if necessary.
    2.  
    3. Replace the disc, if necessary.
    4.  
    5. Replace the flywheel, if necessary.
    6.  

  8.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Clutch disc and pressure plate and loosely install the pressure plate bolts
     
    Clutch alignment tool in the clutch disc, and push in until it bottoms out in the crankshaft
     

  2.  
  3. Tighten the pressure plate bolts in sequence to 18 ft. lbs. (24 Nm) on all except the MU-3 transmission and tighten to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm) on the MU-3 transmission.
  4.  
  5. Remove the alignment tool.
  6.  
  7. Lubricate the splines of the input shaft lightly with a high temperature grease.
  8.  
  9. Install the transaxle assembly.
  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Tighten the pressure plate bolts in sequence -ION

  12.  

 
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