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REMOVAL NOTE: When a transaxle failure has contaminated the fluid, the oil cooler(s) must be flushed. The cooler bypass valve in the transaxle must be inspected and/or replaced also. The torque converter must also be replaced with an exchange unit. This will ensure that metal particles or sludged oil are not later transferred back into the reconditioned (or replaced) transaxle.The transaxle can be removed without having to remove the engine.
CAUTION: Be careful of sharp edges around cowl/wiper area.
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CAUTION: Do not allow drive shaft or CV joint to hang freely. Internal joint damage may occur if allowed to hang freely.CAUTION: Drive shaft retainer clips and seals located on the stub shafts must be replaced before reinstalling drive shafts.
CAUTION: The drive plate to torque converter bolts and the drive plate to crankshaft bolts must not be reused. Install new bolts whenever these bolts are removed.
NOTE: Bolts for the crossmember bridge are different lengths, side to side.