TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - CONTINUED
INSTALLATION - CONTINUED
Use extreme caution when handling heavy parts. Transmission weighs approximately 1,654 lb
(750 kg). 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.
Improper use of lifting equipment and improper attachment of cable or chains to vehicle can
result in serious personnel injury and equipment damage. Observe all standard rules of safety.
Ensure transmission and engine mating surfaces are clean and free of old sealant.
Install lifting sling between two transmission assembly lifting brackets and connect sling to suitable lifting device.
Install nylon sling to hold damper plates and torque converter in place.
Position damper plate guide stud to mate with flywheel housing screw hole.
Ensure guide stud will clear flywheel housing while transmission is lowered.
Using suitable lifting device, lift transmission assembly and lower into vehicle.
Remove nylon sling holding damper plates and torque converter in place.
Apply a coat of silicone sealant to engine and transmission mating surface.
Transmission must be moved toward engine, while keeping perfect alignment to avoid damage to the
flywheel. It may be necessary to adjust transmission damper plate by hand to align guide stud with
mating flywheel screw hole.
Position transmission to allow damper plate guide stud to pass through flywheel-to-damper screw hole and flywheel
Install four washers (15) and screws (14) securing transmission to mounting brackets (16 and 17). DO NOT fully tighten
screws at this time.