Mitsubishi Montero, Sport 1998-06

Driven Disc & Pressure Plate

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Transmission assembly
     

  4.  
  5. Insert a suitable tool in the flywheel pilot bearing hole to keep the clutch disc from falling off. Loosen the clutch cover retainer bolts gradually in a crisscross fashion.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Clutch cover and disc
     

  8.  
  9. Check the release bearing for scorching, damage or strange noise. Replace, if necessary.
  10.  
  11. Inspect the flywheel surface for heat cracks or scO-ring. Reface or replace the flywheel as required.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Apply high temperature grease to the clutch disc splines, input shaft, contact points of the release fork and inside diameter of the release bearing.
  2.  


NOTE
Do not allow oil or grease to contact the clutch facing and pressure plate.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Flywheel, align using a suitable tool
     

  2.  


NOTE
When installing the clutch disc, be sure that the surface having the manufacturer's stamped mark is on the pressure plate side.



Clutch cover with the dowel pin holes in alignment with the dowel pins in the flywheel and tighten the bolt gradually in a crisscross fashion. Torque the bolts to 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm).
 
Transmission assembly
 
Negative battery cable
 

  1. Road test the vehicle for proper operation.
  2.  


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the typical clutch assembly components


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Transmission assembly
     

  4.  
  5. Insert a suitable tool in the flywheel pilot bearing hole to keep the clutch disc from falling off. Loosen the clutch cover retainer bolts gradually in a crisscross fashion.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Clutch cover and disc
     

  8.  
  9. Check the release bearing for scorching, damage or strange noise. Replace, if necessary.
  10.  
  11. Inspect the flywheel surface for heat cracks or scoring. Reface or replace the flywheel as required.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Apply high temperature grease to the clutch disc splines, input shaft, contact points of the release fork and inside diameter of the release bearing.
    NOTE
    Do not allow oil or grease to contact the clutch facing and pressure plate.

  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:
    NOTE
    When installing the clutch disc, be sure that the surface having the manufacturer's stamped mark is on the pressure plate side.



    Flywheel, align using a suitable tool
     



    Clutch cover with the dowel pin holes in alignment with the dowel pins in the flywheel and tighten the bolt gradually in a crisscross fashion. Torque the bolts to 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm).
     
    Transmission assembly
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  
  5. Road test the vehicle for proper operation.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the typical clutch assembly components

  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Transmission assembly
     

  4.  
  5. Insert a suitable tool in the flywheel pilot bearing hole to keep the clutch disc from falling off. Loosen the clutch cover retainer bolts gradually in a crisscross fashion.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Clutch cover and disc
     

  8.  
  9. Check the release bearing for scorching, damage or strange noise. Replace, if necessary.
  10.  
  11. Inspect the flywheel surface for heat cracks or scoring. Reface or replace the flywheel as required.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Apply high temperature grease to the clutch disc splines, input shaft, contact points of the release fork and inside diameter of the release bearing.
    NOTE
    Do not allow oil or grease to contact the clutch facing and pressure plate.

  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:
    NOTE
    When installing the clutch disc, be sure that the surface having the manufacturer's stamped mark is on the pressure plate side.



    Flywheel, align using a suitable tool
     



    Clutch cover with the dowel pin holes in alignment with the dowel pins in the flywheel and tighten the bolt gradually in a crisscross fashion. Torque the bolts to 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm).
     
    Transmission assembly
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  
  5. Road test the vehicle for proper operation.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the typical clutch assembly components

  6.  

 
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