Mercedes-Benz Truck 2000-05

Transmission Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section. Drain the transmission fluid.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Transfer case
     
    Dipstick tube
     
    Electrical connector shield
     
    Electrical connector
     
    Shift rod
     
    Park interlock cable
     
    Oxygen sensors
     
    Transmission cooler lines
     
    Torque converter cover
     
    Torque converter-to-flexplate bolts
     
    Rear transmission mount
     
    Ground strap
     
    Transmission-to-engine mounting bolts
     
    Transmission
     

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To install:

  1. Position the transmission on the engine and install the mounting bolts.
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  3. Install or connect the following:

    Ground strap
     
    Rear transmission mount
     
    Torque converter-to-flexplate bolts: tighten to 31 ft. lbs. (42 Nm)
     
    Torque converter cover
     
    Transmission cooler lines
     
    Oxygen sensors
     
    Park interlock cable
     
    Shift rod
     
    Electrical connector and shield
     
    Transmission dipstick tube
     
    Transfer case
     
    Negative battery cable
     
    Transmission fluid
     

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