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1998 isuzu amigo: tranny..clutch & i cannot..bolt..wheel drive

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1998 isuzu amigo removing tranny to replace clutch & i cannot get to seperaTE at the top. appers all the bolt from the bell housing to the engine are out but ???
it is n4 wheel drive 2.2l engine
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.

hi

first ,do make sure all bolts are out!!!

but,sometimes the clutch disc can seige up and not slide off of the front transmission shaft easily...you will need to just keep prying until it lets go...please make sure all bolts are out

thanks

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1998 Isuzu Truck Amigo 4WD L4-2.2L
Manual Transmission/Transaxle Service and Repair, Procedures: Unit Removal and Installation, MUA Transmission
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DISASSEMBLED VIEW

REMOVAL

NOTE: Before removing transmission assembly (4X4) from vehicle, change the transfer mode to 2WD using the 4WD push button on dash panel.

1. Disconnect battery ground cable.
2. Remove gear control lever knob (1).
3. Remove transfer control lever knob (2) (4x4).

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4. Remove lower cluster assembly.

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5. Remove rear console.

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6. Remove center console.

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7. Remove grommet assembly (4).
8. Remove gear control lever (5) and transfer control lever (5) (4x4).

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9. Raise and support vehicle with suitable stands. Remove transfer protector (6) (4X4) and fairing plate (7).

10. Remove rear propeller shaft (8).

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NOTE: Apply alignment marks on the flange at both front and rear sides.

11. Remove front propeller shaft (9) (4x4).

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NOTE: Apply alignment marks on the flange at both front and rear sides.

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12. Remove center exhaust pipe (10) (V6 engine).

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13. Remove fuel pipe heat protector (11) and clip.
14. Disconnect transmission harness connectors and clip. Connector: Transfer switch (4x4), 2-4 actuator (4x4), speed sensor, 1-2 and 3-4 indicator switch.

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15. Remove transmission harness clamps (12) from the transmission case and bracket.
16. Remove harness heat protector (13) (V6 engine).

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17. Remove slave cylinder (14) and flexible hose fixing bracket (HEC engine).
18. Remove dust covers (15) (V6 engine).

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19. Support transmission with a transmission jack.

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20. Remove engine rear mount nuts (16) from third crossmember.
21. Remove third crossmember (17) by removing six fixing bolts.
22. Remove starter (18) (V6 engine)
23. Remove flywheel under cover (19). V6 engine: 3 pieces, HEC engine: 1 piece.

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24. Use clutch release bearing remover J-39207 to disconnect the clutch release bearing from the clutch pressure plate (V6 engine).
25. Pull the shift fork toward the transmission to press the clutch release bearing against the clutch (V6 engine).
26. Insert the clutch release bearing remover between the wedge collar and the release bearing (V6 engine).

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NOTE: Be sure not to insert the remover between the wedge collar and the clutch.

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27. Turn the remover to separate the release bearing (V6 engine).
28. Remove transmission retaining nuts and bolts (20). Remove transmission (21) from the vehicle.

INSTALLATION
1. Apply a thin coat of molybdenum disulfide grease to the top gear shaft spline.
2. Slowly operate the transmission jack until the front of transmission is aligned with the rear of the engine. The slope of the engine and the transmission must be the same.

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3. Align the top gear shaft spline with the clutch driven plate spline.

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4. Install the transmission to the engine. Tighten the transmission nuts and bolts as shown in the figure.

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5. Apply a force of 59 - 78 N (13.2 - 17.6 lbs.) to the tip of the shift fork in the direction of the transmission to engage the clutch pressure plate and release bearing.

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NOTE: A click sound is heard when the release bearing and the tip of the diaphragm spring engage each other. Check to see if they are securely engaged by pushing the tip of the shift fork toward the engine side while applying a force of about 25 N (5.5 lbs.). If the shift fork will not move, then they are securely engaged.

6. Install flywheel under cover (19). V6 engine 3 pieces, HEC engine 1 piece.

Torque: 8 Nm (69 inch lbs.)

7. Install starter (18).

Torque: 40 Nm (30 Ft. lbs.)

8. Install third crossmember (17).

Torque: 50 Nm (37 ft. lbs.))

9. Install engine rear mount nuts (16).

Torque: 40 Nm (30 ft. lbs.)

Remove the transmission jack from transmission side.

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10. Apply grease to top hole portion of the shift fork. Install slave cylinder (14) and flexible hose fixing bracket (HEC engine).

Torque: 43 Nm (32 ft. lbs.)

11. Install clutch dust covers (15) to clutch housing (V6 engine).

Torque: 6 Nm (52 inch lbs.)

12. Connect transmission harness connectors and clip. Connector: transfer switch (4X4), 2-4 actuator (4x4), car speed sensor, 1-2 and 3-4 indicator switch.
13. Install bracket and transmission harness clamps (12) to the transmission case.
14. Install harness heat protector (13) (V6 engine).

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15. Connect fuel pipe to transmission side.

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16. Install fuel pipe heat protector (11) and clip.

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17. Install center exhaust pipe (10) (V6 engine).

Torque: 43 Nm (32 Ft. lbs.)

18. Install front (9) (4X4) and rear propeller shaft (8).

Torque: 63 Nm (46 Ft. lbs.)

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19. Install transfer protector (6) (4X4) and fairing plate (7). Lower the vehicle.
20. Install gear control lever (5) and transfer control lever (5) (4x4).
21. Install grommet assembly (4).
22. Install center console (3), rear console and lower cluster assembly.
23. Install transfer control lever knob (2) (4X4) and gear control lever knob (1).
24. Connect battery ground cable.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Well I found one bolt I missed . very top one Hard to see & remove. I bought a kit which came with 2- bearings "1 that was smaller " it did not match size of the of the one located in the /or behind the fly well. the other parts matched or seem to have been OK . Not running yet.
I need the bolt sizes for the bell housing to engine. the diagram you sent was for a 6 cylinder.
All the other information was great , really good.
If i WASN'T SO BROKE i WOULD TIP,next time for sure !! THANKS
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.

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