As you can see from the color of the fluid in my car, the previous owners had not followed any kind of maintenance schedule for some time. Give your pan one last inspection for debris and then screw in the drain plug with a 5mm allen key. Once seperated from the lower front section place the rest of the valve body back on the table the way it was before you flipped it over. Now we have the valve body out we can really get stuck into pulling it to pieces. Transmission Case With Selector and Park 3. Cleaning the pan uses quite a bit of degreaser. Remove these using your Torx 27 bit and the ratchet.
All the bolts are Torx 27. Early forms of this transmission were first introduced in 1980 and it was produced through to 2003. Note that the orientation of everything stays constant. To view the information you must have the program Adobe Reader Using this repair manual you can calibrate, troubleshoot special equipment, to resolve any problems that arise. Time consuming, but worth it. Governor and Transmission Extension 3.
Planetary Set 4 th Gear 3. To view the information you must have the program Adobe Reader. Carefully unclip the wiring as you go. Place one of the large plastic tubs under the transmission and undo the drain plug with a 5mm allen key. The vaseline should hold everything in place, so you can turn the lower front section upside down and place it onto the main plate.
Use a 10mm socket and ratchet with extension for this. Moving back under the car it's time to disconnect the wiring. Green arrows highlight the 4 bolts to remove. Remove 6 long bolts securing valve body to gearbox. Once the bolts are out you can lift the main plate up off the channel plate. Legal: Any information contained herein should be used for educational purposes only. Better to be safe than autonomously and unexpectedly engaging reverse at 200kph on the Autobahn.
The lower rear section is next. One of the check balls in this particular channel plate is showing signs of severe wear. They can strip the thread from the valvebody easily, and uneven stresses across the valve body can lead to valves jamming. Before you do, inspect the O-ring on the upper side of the filter, if it is in good condition you can reuse it. Compare measurement and temperature with table below: Oil temp deg C 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 70 75 80 85 90 Min level mm 3 5 8 11 13 14 16 17 19 21 22 24 26 29 31 Max level mm 15 17 20 22 25 26 27 28 29 32 34 36 38 41 43 Once filled and measured as correct, replace the dipstick and cap.
Although the specifics described below do not apply to all versions of the valve body, the principals and procedures are often similar for other versions of the transmission and in some cases other transmissions entirely. We are just north of Miami, Florida, the U. These hold the main plate to the channel plate. All pages are printable and readable. The key difference to our approach is our commitment to quality.
Once you have it flipped over place it on the table and lift the main part of the valve body away from the lower front section. Remove one compenent stick it onto the page in the correct position, double check it, and only then continue onto the next component. Retainer clips hold springs, shafts and valves in place. Replace the accumulator cups, pushing them into place through the vaseline with a pencil. Note the positioning of the speed sensor Get back under the car and ensure that the mating surface on the bottom of the transmission is clean and free of debris. You may download, display, print and reproduce this material in unaltered form only retaining this notice and imagery metadata for your personal, non-commercial use within your family or organisation.
Put the 13 bolts that mate the valve body into their respective positions and do them up hand tight. Also take note of the speed sensor. Red arrows show 2 accumulator cups, and a spring and plug combo. On this version of the transmission we have 3 accumulator cups and 1 check ball. A quick twist on the ring in a clockwise direction should engage the snap lock.
We use the highest quality replacement parts available. Lower rear with front removed. They have a slightly larger head than the rest of the bolts that hold the valve body itself together. I use a shoebox to keep track of which bolt comes from where. You can now remove the bolts you temporarily replaced to hold the lower front section of the valve body in place. The transmission fluid temperature must be between 30-50 degree Celsius. Cobra Transmission offers a full line of quality transmission parts.