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Disconnect the battery negative cable.
Disconnect clutch hydraulic system master cylinder push rod from clutch pedal (7519).
Raise the vehicle on a hoist and position suitable safety stands under vehicle.
Remove starter motor (11001).
Disconnect the hydraulic coupling at transmission with Clutch Coupling Tool T88T-70522-A. Slide the white plastic sleeve toward clutch slave cylinder, and apply a slight tug on tube.
Remove transmission (7003). Refer to Section 07-03 .
Check pressure plate finger height variations before removing.
Mark assembly position of clutch pressure plate (7563) and cover to flywheel (6375) if installing original components.
CAUTION: If cover and plate are to be reinstalled, bolts must be removed evenly or permanent damage to diaphragm spring will occur causing clutch to not release fully.
Loosen clutch pressure plate and cover attaching bolts evenly in a star pattern until clutch pressure plate diaphragm spring is expanded. Remove bolts.
Remove clutch pressure plate and clutch disc (7550) from flywheel.
Position clutch disc on flywheel so Clutch Aligner T74P-7137-K can enter clutch transmission input shaft pilot bearing (7118) and align clutch disc.
When installing original clutch pressure plate and cover, align assembly and flywheel with marks made during removal and with dowels on flywheel.
Position clutch pressure plate and cover on flywheel and dowels. Align the clutch pressure plate and clutch disc.
Install assembly bolts to flywheel. Tighten bolts to 21-32 Nm (15-24 lb-ft) uniformly in sequence shown.
Remove clutch aligner tool.
Install transmission. Refer to Section 07-03 .
Connect coupling by pushing the male coupling into female coupling of clutch slave cylinder.
Connect hydraulic clutch master cylinder push rod to clutch pedal.
Connect battery negative cable.
Bleed clutch system if required. Refer to Section 08-02 .
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