Montana, Silhouette, Venture 2000-2005

Flywheel

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the transaxle assembly.
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  5. Use Special Tool J-37096 to secure the flywheel to prevent the crankshaft from rotating.

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    Fig. Use the special tool to secure the flywheel-3.9L engine

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  7. Loosen the flywheel bolts.
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  9. Remove 5 of the 6 flywheel bolts leaving one bolt at the top of the crankshaft.
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  11. Grip the flywheel and remove the remaining bolt. Do not drop the flywheel when removing the final bolt.
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  13. Remove the engine flywheel.
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To install:

  1. Clean the engine flywheel bolt threads and bolt holes.
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  3. Position the flywheel to the crankshaft.
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  5. Install the flywheel bolts finger tight.
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  7. Use Special Tool J-37096 to secure the flywheel to prevent the crankshaft from rotating.
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  9. Tighten the flywheel bolts to 52 ft. lbs. (70 Nm).
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  11. Install the transaxle assembly.
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