Mechanics

SUZUKI FORENZA AXLE PROBLEM

2004 Suzuki Forenza

Transmission problem
2004 Suzuki Forenza 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual

i cant seem to get the trasmission to drop even though it is disconected. Is there a trick to get it out so I change the slave cylinder?
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Daiseywildflower
April 20, 2010.




Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Position the select lever park position.
Remove the battery.
Install the engine support fixture DW110-060.
Fig. 7: Installing Engine Support Fixture
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Disconnect the transaxle wiring harness from the transaxle.
Disconnect the park/neutral position switch electrical connector.
Fig. 8: Disconnecting Park/Neutral Position Switch Electrical Connector
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Remove the clips from the shift control cable and disconnect the shift control cable from the transaxle.
Fig. 9: Disconnecting Shift Control Cable From Transaxle
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Remove the upper transaxle-to-engine bolts.
Fig. 10: Removing Upper Transaxle Engine Bolts
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Remove the left transaxle mounting bracket. Refer to LEFT TRANSAXLE MOUNTING BRACKET REMOVAL & INSTALLATION.
Fig. 11: Removing Left Transaxle Mounting Bracket.
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Raise and suitably support the vehicle.
Drain the transaxle fluid.
Remove the oil cooler pipes from the transaxle. Refer to OIL COOLER PIPES/HOSES.
Fig. 12: Removing Oil Cooler Pipes From Transaxle
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Remove the drive axle. Refer to AXLE SHAFTS.
Remove the starter motor. Refer to STARTER.
Remove the torque converter bolts.
Fig. 13: Removing Torque Converter Bolts.
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Support the transaxle.
Remove the rear transaxle mounting bracket bolts (a) and damping block connection bolt and nut (b).
Fig. 14: Removing Rear Transaxle Mounting Bracket Bolts
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Support the transaxle assembly using the transaxle support fixture DW260-010.
Fig. 15: Supporting Transaxle Assembly
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Remove the lower engine-to-transaxle bolts.
Fig. 16: Removing Lower Engine Transaxle Bolts
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Remove the transaxle assembly.
Fig. 17: Removing Transaxle Assembly
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Installation
Install the transaxle into the vehicle.
Support the transaxle assembly using the transaxle support fixture DW260-010.
Fig. 18: Supporting Transaxle Fixture
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Install the lower engine-to-transaxle bolts.
Tighten
Tighten the lower engine-to-transaxle bolts (a) to 75 N.M (55 Ft. Lbs.).
Tighten the lower engine-to-transaxle bolt (b) to 21 N.M (15 Ft. Lbs.).
Tighten the lower engine-to-transaxle bolt (c) to 31 N.M (23 Ft. Lbs.).
Fig. 19: Installing Lower Engine Transaxle Bolts
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Install the rear transaxle mounting bracket bolts (a).
Tighten
Tighten the rear transaxle mounting bracket bolts (a) to 62 N.M (45 Ft. Lbs.).
Install the damping block connection bolt and nut (b).
Tighten
Tighten the damping block connection bolt and nut (b) to 68 N.M (50 Ft. Lbs.).
Fig. 20: Installing Damping Block Connection Bolt & Nut
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Install the torque converter bolts.
Install the starter motor. Refer to STARTER.
Install the drive axle. Refer to AXLE SHAFTS.
Fig. 21: Installing Drive Axle
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Install the oil cooler pipes from the transaxle. Refer to OIL COOLER PIPES/HOSES.
Fig. 22: Installing Oil Cooler Pipes
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Lower the vehicle.
Install the left transaxle mounting bracket. Refer to LEFT TRANSAXLE MOUNTING BRACKET REMOVAL & INSTALLATION.
Fig. 23: Installing Left Transaxle Mounting Bracket
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Install the upper transaxle-to-engine bolts.
Tighten
Tighten the upper transaxle-to-engine bolts to 75 N.M (55 Ft. Lbs.).
Fig. 24: Installing Upper Transaxle Engine Bolts
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Install the clips to the shift control cable and connect the shift cable.
Fig. 25: Connecting Shift Cable
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Install the park/neutral position switch electrical connector.
Connect the transaxle wiring harness to the transaxle.
Fig. 26: Connecting Transaxle Wiring Harness To The Transaxle
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Remove the engine support fixture DW110-060.
Fig. 27: Removing Engine Support Fixture
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Install the battery.
Add the transaxle fluid. Refer to CHECKING FLUID LEVEL.
Connect the negative battery cable.

Dave H
Apr 24, 2010.


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