Notice: Do not use too much force when disconnecting the shift cables or damage may result.
Important: A piece of hardwood should be used between the transaxle case and cradle assembly. This wood will support the transaxle when the LH mount bolts are removed.
Notice: Do not install wood under the oil pan plug boss. Damage to the oil pan may occur. Important: A piece of hardwood should be used between the oil pan assembly and the engine cradle. This wood will support the engine when the right-hand mount bolts are removed.
Notice: Do not remove the shifter cable from the bracket before removing the cable from the transaxle range switch. Damage to the manual shift linkage may occur.
Important: The stabilizer links will stay in the vehicle connected to the strut assembly on the engine removal
Important: Blocks of wood can be used between the front of cradle and the oil pan to table to level powertrain during the removal.
Important: When lowering the engine/transaxle assembly, verify all brake lines, shifter cable and other components are free during the removal.