Solstice 2006-2008, Sky 2007-2008

Driven Disc & Pressure Plate

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the transmission.

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    Fig. Clutch components

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  5. Remove the clutch cover bolts one turn at a time, until spring pressure is relieved.
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  7. Remove the clutch cover and the clutch disc.
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To install:

  1. Install the clutch disc and the clutch cover.
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  3. Hand-start the clutch cover to flywheel bolts, leaving the clutch cover loose enough to reposition for alignment.
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  5. Install a clutch alignment tool to center the disc.

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    Fig. Clutch pressure plate torque sequence

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  7. Tighten the clutch cover to flywheel bolts in the sequence shown. Tighten the bolts to 30 Nm (22 ft. lbs.).
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  9. Recheck each bolt torque using the tightening sequence.
    NOTE
    Excessive amounts of lubricant on the input shaft splines may contaminate the clutch disc and cause clutch shudder.

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  11. Lubricate the inside diameter of the bearing with Saturn P/N 21005995, or equivalent.
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  13. Install the transmission.
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  15. Bleed the hydraulic system.
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  17. Connect the negative battery cable.
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