Mitsubishi Car 1999-05

Flywheel/Flexplate & Ring Gear

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Removal & Installation



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the transaxle, as outlined in Section 7.
  4.  
  5. If equipped with a manual transaxle, remove the clutch disc and pressure plate. Refer to Section 7.
  6.  
  7. Mark the position of the flywheel/driveplate on the crankshaft and remove the retaining bolts.
  8.  
  9. On automatic transaxle equipped models, remove the driveplate adapter.
  10.  
  11. Remove the flywheel/driveplate from the engine.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Coat the threads of the driveplate/flywheel retaining bolts with thread locking compound.
  2.  
  3. Position the driveplate/flywheel on the crankshaft flange.
  4.  
  5. On automatic transaxle equipped models, install the driveplate adapter.
  6.  
  7. Install and tighten the bolts, in a alternating star pattern, to the following specifications:
  8.  


    1.5L engine: 98 ft. lbs. (135 Nm)
     
    1.6L, 2.0L and 2.4L engines: 94-101 ft. lbs. (130-140 Nm)
     
    1.8L engine: 72 ft. lbs. (100 Nm)
     
    3.0L and 3.5L engines: 53-56 ft. lbs. (72-76 Nm)
     

  9. If equipped with a manual transaxle, install the clutch and pressure plate.
  10.  
  11. Install the transaxle. Refer to Section 7.
  12.  
  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
  14.  

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the transaxle.
  4.  
  5. If equipped with a manual transaxle, remove the clutch disc and pressure plate.
  6.  
  7. Mark the position of the flywheel/driveplate on the crankshaft and remove the retaining bolts.
  8.  
  9. On automatic transaxle equipped models, remove the driveplate adapter.
  10.  
  11. Remove the flywheel/driveplate from the engine.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Coat the threads of the driveplate/flywheel retaining bolts with thread locking compound.
  2.  
  3. Position the driveplate/flywheel on the crankshaft flange.
  4.  
  5. On automatic transaxle equipped models, install the driveplate adapter.
  6.  
  7. Install and tighten the bolts, in an alternating star pattern, to the following specifications:

    1.5L engine: 98 ft. lbs. (135 Nm)
     
    1.6L, 2.0L and 2.4L engines: 94-101 ft. lbs. (130-140 Nm)
     
    1.8L engine: 72 ft. lbs. (100 Nm)
     
    3.0L and 3.5L engines: 53-56 ft. lbs. (72-76 Nm)
     

  8.  
  9. If equipped with a manual transaxle, install the clutch and pressure plate.
  10.  
  11. Install the transaxle.
  12.  
  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
  14.  

 
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