Re: [DML] Pulling Transmission
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Re: [DML] Pulling Transmission

Run your finger between the frame and the back of the
bell housing..  You will feel the 4 bolts that hold
the shield.  I have had luck getting them from the
back of the car using a 1/4 drive ratchet, swivel, and
long extension...  A wrench works too, but you do not
get a lot of movement for each turn because of the

If you look at section 4-5-1 for the AUTOMATIC
transmission, you can see the shield (Part 23).  It is
the same on the Manual trans.

--- "Steven L. Alves" <steve@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I am in the middle of pulling the manual
> transmission to replace the clutch and can not get
> it out. It feels like it is still attached to the
> engine. I have the 4 big bolts, 3 at the starter and
> 2 on top out (trans mounts and linkages are also out
> with a jack under the tranny). I see mention of two
> covers on the bottom and driver side but can not
> find them. Has anyone seen any pictures describing
> the process? I am looking at the shop manual and see
> no mention of having to remove a plate prior to
> dropping the transmission. It does mention a
> "flywheel protection shield" in step 10 but that is
> after lowering the transmission. I can't figure out
> what I am missing. Has anyone seen any photos of the
> process I can look at or have any ideas what I may
> be missing?
> Thanks
> Steve
> #2700
> [Non-text portions of this message have been
> removed]



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