Toyota Celica 1986-1993 Repair Guide

Flywheel and Drive Plate



Vehicles equipped with manual transaxles are equipped with flywheels and automatic transaxles use drive plates. Drive plates and flywheels are removed and installed in the same manner.

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Fig. Fig. 1 Applying adhesive to 2 or 3 threads of flywheel and drive plate boltsCelica

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Fig. Fig. 2 Flywheel and drive plate bolt torque sequence2S-E, 3S-FE and 4A-FE engines

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Fig. Fig. 3 Flywheel and drive plate bolt torque sequence3S-GE, 3S-GTE and 5S-FE engines

  1. Separate the transaxle from the engine either in or out of the vehicle.
  3. Loosen the 6 or 8 bolts that attach the flywheel/drive plate to the crankshaft.
  5. Remove the fly wheel/drive plate from the crankshaft.
  7. Wire brush the retaining bolts thoroughly to remove all the old sealant from the threads.
  9. Remove any sealant or debris from the crankshaft and flywheel/drive plate bolt holes. If the holes are filled with oil and grease, clean them with a small wire brush and solvent. You may have to run the proper size metric tap down each bolt hole several times to clear the hole.

To Install:

  1. Apply No. 08833-00070, three bond®1324 or equivalent adhesive to the last two or three threads of each bolt. Use new bolts.
  3. Support and position the flywheel/drive plate onto the crankshaft.
  5. Install the retaining bolts. On vehicles with manual transaxles, torque the new bolts in sequence to:

    2S-E: 72 ft. lbs. (98 Nm)
    3S-GE: 65 ft. lbs. (88 Nm)
    4A-FE: 58 ft. lbs. (78 Nm)
    1988-89 3S-GTE: 65 ft. lbs. (88 Nm)
    1990-93 3S-GTE: 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm)
    3S-FE, 5S-FE: 72 ft. lbs. (98 Nm)


On vehicles with automatic transaxles, torque the bolts in sequence to:

2S-E and 3S-GE: 61 ft. lbs. (83 Nm)
3S-FE, 5S-FE: 61 ft. lbs. (83 Nm)
4A-FE: 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm)

  1. Connect the transaxle to the engine.