Mitsubishi Galant/Mirage/Diamante 1990-2000

Driven Disc and Pressure Plate

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Galant and Mirage

CAUTION
The clutch driven disc may contain asbestos, which has been determined to be a cancer causing agent. Never clean clutch surfaces with compressed air! Avoid inhaling any dust from any clutch surface! When cleaning clutch surfaces, use a commercially available brake cleaning fluid.



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Fig. Loosen and remove the clutch and pressure plate bolts evenly, a little at a time . . .



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Fig. . . . then carefully removing the clutch and pressure plate assembly from the flywheel



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Fig. Check across the flywheel surface, it should be flat



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Fig. If necessary, lock the flywheel in place and remove the retaining bolts . . .



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Fig. . . . then remove the flywheel from the crankshaft in order replace it or have it machined



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Fig. Upon installation, it is usually a good idea to apply a threadlocking compound to the flywheel bolts



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Fig. Check the pressure plate for excessive wear



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Fig. Be sure that the flywheel surface is clean, before installing the clutch



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Fig. Typical clutch alignment tool, note how the splines match the transaxle's input shaft



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Fig. Use the alignment dowel to center the disc on the flywheel-Mirage



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Fig. Use the clutch alignment tool to align the clutch disc during assembly



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Fig. Pressure plate-to-flywheel bolt holes should align



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Fig. You may want to use a threadlocking compound on the clutch assembly bolts



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Fig. Be sure to use a torque wrench to tighten all bolts

  1. Disconnect the n