FLYWHEEL ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - CONTINUED
REMOVAL - CONTINUED
T-handles, or similar devices, are used to provide attachment points for lifting device sling. T-han-
dles are normally fabricated using bar stock. Suitably-sized bolts or eyebolts may also be used.
Check torque converter mounting holes for thread size and use appropriate T-handles. Normal U.
S. customary thread sizes are 3/8-16 in., 7/16-20 in., and -13 in., Ensure correct size is used.
Install two T-handles (5) into flywheel (4) at opposite points suitable for lifting.
Remove remaining mounting screws (3) from flywheel (4).
Use extreme caution when handling heavy parts. Provide adequate support and use assistance
during procedure. Ensure that any lifting device used is in good condition and of suitable load
capacity. Keep clear of heavy parts supported only by lifting device. Failure to follow this warning
may result in death or injury to personnel.
Flywheel weighs 50 lb (23 kg) or more. Use suitable lifting device or assistance to lift flywheel.
Install nylon sling on T-handles and attach to suitable lifting device.
Tighten screws (1) in alternating sequence to loosen and remove flywheel (4) from crankshaft (6).