Mazda MPV 1999-06

Transaxle Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the transaxle fluid.
  4.  
  5. Attach a support fixture to the engine lifting eyes.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Battery and tray
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor
     
    Front wheels
     
    Inner fender liner
     
    Starter motor
     
    Transaxle solenoid valve connector
     
    Range switch connector
     
    Wiring harness bracket
     
    Turbine speed sensor connector
     
    Vehicle Speed (VSS) sensor connector
     
    Shift cable
     
    Transaxle oil cooler hoses
     
    Subframe transverse section
     
    Axle halfshafts
     
    Flywheel access panel
     
    Torque converter
     
    Left engine mount bracket
     
    Subframe center section
     
    Rear engine mount
     
    Transaxle flange bolts. Support the transaxle.
     

  8.  
  9. Lower the transaxle from the vehicle.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Transaxle. Tighten the flange bolts to 28-38 ft. lbs. (38-51 Nm).
     
    Rear engine mount. Tighten the bracket bolts to 50-68 ft. lbs. (67-93 Nm) and the through bolt to 63-86 ft. lbs. (86-116 Nm).
     
    Subframe center section. Tighten the bolts to 48-65 ft. lbs. (64-89 Nm) and the nuts to 50-67 ft. lbs. (67-93 Nm).
     
    Left engine mount bracket. Tighten the bracket fasteners to 50-68 ft. lbs. (67-93 Nm) and the through bolt to 63-86 ft. lbs. (86-116 Nm).
     
    Torque converter. Tighten the nuts to 26-36 ft. lbs. (35-49 Nm).
     
    Flywheel access panel
     
    Axle halfshafts
     
    Subframe transverse section. Tighten the bolts to 69-97 ft. lbs. (94-131 Nm).
     
    Transaxle oil cooler hoses
     
    Shift cable
     
    VSS sensor connector
     
    Turbine speed sensor connector
     
    Wiring harness bracket
     
    Range switch connector
     
    Transaxle solenoid valve connector
     
    Starter motor
     
    Inner fender liner
     
    Front wheels
     
    MAF sensor
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Battery and tray
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the transaxle to the correct level.
  4.  
  5. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the transaxle fluid.
  4.  
  5. Attach a support fixture to the engine lifting eyes.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Battery and tray
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor
     
    Front wheels
     
    Inner fender liner
     
    Starter motor
     
    Transaxle solenoid valve connector
     
    Range switch connector
     
    Wiring harness bracket
     
    Turbine speed sensor connector
     
    Vehicle Speed (VSS) sensor connector
     
    Shift cable
     
    Transaxle oil cooler hoses
     
    Subframe transverse section
     
    Axle halfshafts
     
    Flywheel access panel
     
    Torque converter
     
    Left engine mount bracket
     
    Subframe center section
     
    Rear engine mount
     
    Transaxle flange bolts. Support the transaxle.
     

  8.  
  9. Lower the transaxle from the vehicle.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Transaxle. Tighten the flange bolts to 28-38 ft. lbs. (38-51 Nm).
     
    Rear engine mount. Tighten the bracket bolts to 50-68 ft. lbs. (67-93 Nm) and the through bolt to 63-86 ft. lbs. (86-116 Nm).
     
    Subframe center section. Tighten the bolts to 48-65 ft. lbs. (64-89 Nm) and the nuts to 50-67 ft. lbs. (67-93 Nm).
     
    Left engine mount bracket. Tighten the bracket fasteners to 50-68 ft. lbs. (67-93 Nm) and the through bolt to 63-86 ft. lbs. (86-116 Nm).
     
    Torque converter. Tighten the nuts to 26-36 ft. lbs. (35-49 Nm).
     
    Flywheel access panel
     
    Axle halfshafts
     
    Subframe transverse section. Tighten the bolts to 69-97 ft. lbs. (94-131 Nm).
     
    Transaxle oil cooler hoses
     
    Shift cable
     
    VSS sensor connector
     
    Turbine speed sensor connector
     
    Wiring harness bracket
     
    Range switch connector
     
    Transaxle solenoid valve connector
     
    Starter motor
     
    Inner fender liner
     
    Front wheels
     
    MAF sensor
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Battery and tray
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the transaxle to the correct level.
  4.  
  5. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  6.  

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

    Battery and tray
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor
     
    Front wheels
     
    Inner fender liner
     
    Starter motor
     
    Transaxle solenoid valve connector
     
    Range switch connector
     
    Wiring harness bracket
     
    Turbine speed sensor connector
     
    Vehicle Speed (VSS) sensor connector
     
    Shift cable
     
    Transaxle oil cooler hoses
     
    Subframe transverse section
     
    Axle halfshafts
     
    Flywheel access panel
     
    Torque converter
     
    Left engine mount bracket
     
    Subframe center section
     
    Rear engine mount
     
    Transaxle flange bolts. Support the transaxle.
     

  8.  
  9. Lower the transaxle from the vehicle.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Transaxle. Tighten the flange bolts to 28-38 ft. lbs. (38-51 Nm).
     
    Rear engine mount. Tighten the bracket bolts to 50-68 ft. lbs. (67-93 Nm) and the through bolt to 63-86 ft. lbs. (86-116 Nm).
     
    Subframe center section. Tighten the bolts to 48-65 ft. lbs. (64-89 Nm) and the nuts to 50-67 ft. lbs. (67-93 Nm).
     
    Left engine mount bracket. Tighten the bracket fasteners to 50-68 ft. lbs. (67-93 Nm) and the through bolt to 63-86 ft. lbs. (86-116 Nm).
     
    Torque converter. Tighten the nuts to 26-36 ft. lbs. (35-49 Nm).
     
    Flywheel access panel
     
    Axle halfshafts
     
    Subframe transverse section. Tighten the bolts to 69-97 ft. lbs. (94-131 Nm).
     
    Transaxle oil cooler hoses
     
    Shift cable
     
    VSS sensor connector
     
    Turbine speed sensor connector
     
    Wiring harness bracket
     
    Range switch connector
     
    Transaxle solenoid valve connector
     
    Starter motor
     
    Inner fender liner
     
    Front wheels
     
    MAF sensor
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Battery and tray
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the transaxle to the correct level.
  4.  
  5. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  6.  

 
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