1. DRAIN TRANSAXLE FLUID
Using a hexagon wrench, remove the drain plug and drain the fluid into the suitable container.
Torque: 49 Nm (500 kgfcm, 36 ftlbf)
2. REMOVE OIL PAN AND GASKET NOTICE:
Some fluid will remain in the oil pan. Remove the oil pan bolts, and carefully remove the oil pan assembly. Discard the gasket.
3. EXAMINE PARTICLES IN PAN
Remove the magnets and use then to collect any steel chips. Look at the chips on the magnet carefully to anticipate what type of wear you will find in the transaxle.
Steel (magnetic) bearing, gear and plate wear
Brass (non-magnetic) bushing wear
4. REMOVE OIL STRAINER
Remove the 3 bolts and the oil strainer. NOTICE:
Be careful as some oil will come out of the strainer. Torque: 10 Nm (100 kgfcm, 7 ftlbf)
5. REMOVE OIL PIPES
(a) Remove the 2 bolts and pipe bracket. Torque: 10 Nm (100 kgfcm, 7 ftlbf)
(b) Pry up the both pipe ends with a large screwdriver and remove the 4 pipes.
Be careful not to bend or damage the pipes.
6. REMOVE MANUAL DETENT SPRING Torque: 10 Nm (100 kgfcm, 7 ftlbf)
Check that the manual valve lever is in contact with the center of the roller at the tip of the detent spring.
7. REMOVE MANUAL VALVE AND MANUAL VALVE BODY
Torque: 10 Nm (100 kgfcm, 7 ftlbf)
8. REMOVE VALVE BODY (a) Remove the14 bolts. Bolt Length: A: 20 mm (0.79 in.) B: 25 mm (0.98 in.) C: 36 mm (1.47 in.) D: 50 mm (1.97 in.) Torque: 10 Nm (100 kgfcm, 7 ftlbf)
(b) Disconnect the throttle cable. NOTICE:
Be careful not to entangle the kick-down switch and solenoid wire.
(c) Remove the valve body.
9. REMOVE SECOND BRAKE APPLY GASKET AND GOVERNOR OIL STRAINER
Replace the used gasket with anew one.
Installation is in the reverse order of the previous steps.
After installation, fill ATF and check the fluid level (See page AX-2 ).
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