REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Fig. Fig. 2 Typical clutch alignment tool, note how the splines match the transmission's input shaft
Fig. Fig. 3 Loosen and remove the clutch and pressure plate bolts evenly, a little at a time ...
Fig. Fig. 4 ... then carefully remove the clutch and pressure plate assembly from the flywheel
Fig. Fig. 5 Check across the flywheel surface, it should be flat
Fig. Fig. 6 If necessary, lock the flywheel in place and remove the retaining bolts ...
Fig. Fig. 7 ... then remove the flywheel from the crankshaft in order replace it or have it machined
Fig. Fig. 8 Use a universal puller and adapter to pull the release bearing out of the bearing sleeve
Fig. Fig. 9 Install the release bearing on the sleeve using a press as shown
Fig. Fig. 10 Apply grease to the release bearing bore where indicated
Fig. Fig. 11 Grease the points indicated (arrows) prior to installing the clutch
Fig. Fig. 12 Use this illustration to restore the correct withdrawal lever-to-release bearing relationship upon installation
Fig. Fig. 13 Exploded view of a typical clutch assembly
Fig. Fig. 14 Upon installation, it is usually a good idea to apply a thread-locking compound to the flywheel bolts
Fig. Fig. 15 Check the pressure plate for excessive wear
Fig. Fig. 16 Be sure that the flywheel surface is clean, before installing the clutch
Fig. Fig. 17 Use a splined clutch alignment tool (dummy shaft) as shown, when installing the clutch assembly
Fig. Fig. 18 Install a clutch alignment arbor, to align the clutch assembly during installation
Fig. Fig. 19 Clutch plate installed with the arbor in place
Fig. Fig. 20 Clutch plate and pressure plate installed with the alignment arbor in place
Fig. Fig. 21 Pressure plate-to-flywheel bolt holes should align
Fig. Fig. 22 You may want to use a thread locking compound on the clutch assembly bolts
Fig. Fig. 23 Install the clutch assembly bolts and tighten in steps, using an X pattern
Fig. Fig. 24 Be sure to use a torque wrench to tighten all bolts
Remove the transmission or transaxle from the engine as detailed earlier in this section.
Insert a clutch aligning bar or similar tool all the way into the clutch disc hub. This must be done so as to support the weight of the clutch disc during removal. Mark the clutch assembly-to-flywheel relationship with paint or a center punch so that the clutch assembly can be assembled in the same position from which it is removed.
Loosen the bolts in sequence, a turn at a time. Remove the bolts.
Remove the pressure plate and clutch disc.
Remove the release mechanism from the transmission housing. Apply lithium based molybdenum disulfide grease to the bearing sleeve inside groove, the contact point of the withdrawal lever and bearing sleeve, the contact surface of the lever ball pin and lever. Replace the release mechanism.
Inspect the pressure plate and flywheel for wear, scoring, etc., using a straightedge and feeler gauge and reface or replace as necessary. Inspect the release bearing and replace as necessary. Apply a small amount of grease to the transmission splines. Install the disc on the splines and slide back and forth a few times. Remove the disc and remove excess grease on hub. Be sure no grease contacts the disc or pressure plate.
Install the disc, aligning it with a splined dummy shaft.
Install the pressure plate and tighten the bolts to 11-16 ft. lbs.
Remove the dummy shaft.
Replace the transmission or transaxle.