Tucson 2006-2008

Transaxle Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Drain the transaxle.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air intake assembly
     
    Battery and battery tray
     
    Intercooler inlet pipe
     
    Transaxle wiring harnesses
     
    Bolt which mounts the clutch release cylinder to the inhibiter switch
     
    Clutch release cylinder clip
     
    Oil cooler hose clamps
     

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  7. Use Special Tool 09200-38001 to support the engine.

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    Fig. Engine support fixture illustrated

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  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Transaxle mounting bracket bolts
     
    Transaxle upper mounting bolts
     
    Bolts which mounts the transaxle to the sub-frame
     

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  11. Support the transaxle with a suitable jack.
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  13. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Steering column bolt
     
    Halfshafts
     
    Bolt which mounts the transaxle to the rear sub-frame
     
    Drive shaft, if equipped with 4WD
     
    Lower transaxle mounting bolts
     
    Transaxle assembly
     

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To install:

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. After installation, reset the adaptive learning value of the TCM, if necessary.
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