How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Mike V. Your Own Question
Mike V.
Mike V., Nissan Technician
Category: Nissan
Satisfied Customers: 23844
Experience:  Nissan factory trained and Certified Subaru Technician.
2921078
Type Your Nissan Question Here...
Mike V. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have a 97 nissan sentra i was wondering how to unbolt the

Customer Question

I have a 97 nissan sentra i was wondering how to unbolt the transmission from the motor the tranmission is manual any answers id appeciate help
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Mike V. replied 1 year ago.

HI there,

If the transmission is a manual then there isn't a torque converter. Can you explain where you are hung up or what the problem is?
Is the transmission moving but won't come out?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it moves but acts like its still tight somewere
Expert:  Mike V. replied 1 year ago.

Ok

I need to make sure you have pulled the clutch release fork out. The throw out bearing is locked into the pressure plate, so on this you have to actually pull the release fork up and out of the transmission to get it off the throw out bearing, then you should be able to pull the transmission back on out of the car.

Please try this and let me know.

Please let me know if there is any more I can do to help you from here.

What happens next:
Just Answer will now charge you for the full amount of your question.
My goal is to provide you with 5-star service. If you cannot rate me at least 3-5 stars, we will keep working on this.
Just Answer does not compensate me for my time and effort; you do with a 3-5 star rating.
Follow up questions are included in your question price even after rating.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok how do i pull it out wen theres nothing to unbolt to let it out
Expert:  Mike V. replied 1 year ago.

It's clipped in from the back side. If you remove the slave cylinder, you should be able to pull it up to release it. It will slide out of throw out bearing so you can pull it out.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Do i need a drain the oil out
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
split the transmission
Expert:  Mike V. replied 1 year ago.

You mean to get the clutch fork out?

Expert:  Mike V. replied 1 year ago.

MY mistake on this one, you do not need to pull the shift fork, in fact you cannot on this model.

So, if it feels stuck, check the dowel pins, sometimes it will get hung up on them. You can'tactually drive them through, but sometimes hitting them with a hammer and a punch will get them to move enough to get the transmission out of the car.