Nissan Stanza/200SX/240SX 1982-1992 Repair Guide

Transmission

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



200SX And 240SX

See Figures 1, 2 and 3

  1. Raise and support the vehicle safely. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Disconnect the back-up light switch on all units and neutral switch, if equipped.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Transmission bolt locations - 200SX (CA series engines)



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Fig. Fig. 2: Transmission bolt locations - 200SX (VG series engine)



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Fig. Fig. 3: Transmission bolt locations - 240SX

  1. Disconnect the accelerator linkage.
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  3. Matchmark then unbolt the driveshaft at the rear and remove. If equipped with a center bearing, unbolt it from the crossmember. Plug the end of the transmission extension to prevent leakage.
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  5. Disconnect the speedometer drive cable from the transmission.
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  7. Place the shift lever in the N position. Remove the E-ring and pull the shifter lever out of the transmission.
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  9. Remove the clutch operating (slave cylinder) cylinder from the clutch housing.
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  11. Support the engine with a large wood block and a jack under the oil pan. Do not place the jack under the oil pan drain plug.
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  13. Unbolt the transmission from the crossmember. Support the transmission with a jack and remove the crossmember.
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  15. Lower the rear of the engine to allow clearance.
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  17. Remove the starter assembly.
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  19. Unbolt the transmission assembly from the engine. Lower and move it to the rear.
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Tagging the transmission-to-engine bolts upon removal is necessary to