Mitsubishi Endeavor 2004-06
Transmission Removal & Installation
Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
Remove the engine under cover.
Drain the transmission fluid.
On AWD vehicles, drain the engine coolant.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Negative battery cable
Air cleaner assembly
Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
Battery and battery tray
Front exhaust pipe from the 2 exhaust manifolds, then disconnect it from the intermediate pipe/catalytic converter (make certain to retain the bolts and nuts for reassembly).
Transmission control cable connection
Inhibitor switch connector
A/T control solenoid valve connector
Input and output shaft speed sensor connectors
Driveshaft (2WD) or driveshaft and output shaft assembly (AWD)
Transfer case assembly
Transmission oil cooler hose
Transmission assembly upper part coupling bolts
Engine oil pan and transaxle assembly coupling bolts
Drive plate bolts. Use Mitsubishi tool (MD998781) to hold the driveplate in position to remove the bolts.
Rear roll stopper bracket
Crossmember plate, left side
Air cleaner bracket
Transaxle mount bracket assembly
Transaxle mount stopper
Manifold Differential Pressure (MDP) sensor
Install Engine Hanger MB991895 to the front fender bolts, as shown in the illustration.
Install Engine Hanger Balancer MB991454 to the engine/transmission assembly. Place a thick towel on the end of the tool to prevent damaging the firewall.
Remove the transmission from the vehicle.
Fig. Front fender assembling bolts for special tool installation
Fig. View of the engine hangers installed on the engine
Fig. Automatic transmission removal
Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Note the tightening specifications on the accompanying illustrations.
Refill the transmission and transfer case with oil.
Start the vehicle and check for any leaks.