Auto trans removal
I'm not going to get into the nitty
gritty of it here
This is just a quick explanation. Removal of the auto isn't
You're going to have to drop the whole rear suspension
on the ground and get it out from under the car, while
holding up the auto/torque tube for separate removal.
- Jack up car on to stands, remove rear
- Support bell-housing with block of wood or
- Drain torque converter & transmission
pan, remove trans fluid hoses.
- Remove exhaust system.
- Remove exhaust heat shields.
- Remove both front and back torque tube
- Disconnect hand brake cable from hand brake
- Remove brake callipers and tie up out of
- Support (jack) auto trans, loosen/remove
trans mount bolts, lift auto about 2 cm.
- Tie up trans onto sway bar with chain or as
I used, a modified seatbelt.
- Unbolt the CV joints - 6 bolts either side,
then cover CV joint with a garbage bag or the like.
- Now lower jack and place under
- Remove nuts from top of shocks (6)
- Remove the cross-member bolts (6)
- Remove bolts from trailing arms (front)
- Lower rear end onto ground, hand brake
cable will be withdrawn from cable tube.
- Drag rear end out from under car -
- Now jack under trans, lift a bit, remove
- Lower trans a couple of inches, disconnect
shifter cable, kick-down cable, wiring.
- Lower trans and torque tube and withdraw
from under car.
top | remove
auto trans | modify
mount | transfer
rear suspension | install
suspension | mount
clutch | wiring