Tracker 2000-2004

Transmission Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Drain the transfer case oil, if equipped.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Center console and transfer case shift lever, if equipped
     
    Transmission dipstick tube
     
    Transmission wiring harness connectors
     
    Starter motor
     
    Front driveshaft, if equipped
     
    Rear driveshaft
     
    Gear select cable and bracket
     
    Throttle Valve (TV) cable, if equipped
     
    Exhaust front pipe
     
    Transmission oil cooler lines
     
    Transmission brace
     
    Flywheel access cover
     
    Torque converter
     
    Speedometer cable, if equipped
     
    Vehicle Speed (VSS) sensor connector, if equipped
     
    Transmission flange bolts and nuts
     
    Transmission braces, if equipped
     

  6.  
  7. Support the transmission with a jack and remove the transmission mount and crossmember.
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  9. Place a wooden block at the rear of the cylinder head as shown to support the engine when the transmission is removed.
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  11. Lower the transmission away from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Transmission. Tighten the flange fasteners to 62-72 ft. lbs. (85-98 Nm).
     
    Transmission mount and crossmember. Tighten the fasteners to 29-43 ft. lbs. (40-60 Nm).
     
    Transmission braces, if equipped. Tighten the bolts to 62-72 ft. lbs. (85-98 Nm).
     
    VSS sensor connector, if equipped
     
    Speedometer cable, if equipped
     
    Torque converter. Tighten the bolts to 47 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
     
    Flywheel access cover
     
    Transmission brace
     
    Transmission oil cooler lines
     
    Exhaust front pipe
     
    TV cable, if equipped
     
    Gear select cable and bracket
     
    Rear driveshaft
     
    Front driveshaft, if equipped
     
    Starter motor
     
    Transmission wiring harness connectors
     
    Transmission dipstick tube
     
    Center console and transfer case shift lever, if equipped
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the transmission to the correct level.
  4.  
  5. Fill the transfer case, if equipped.
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