2000 Chevy Blazer

Tiny
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2000 Chevy Blazer 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

how to separate motor from trans. All bellhousing bolts are out, I took out 3 torque converter to flywheel bolts out, trans. Mount is out and motor is barely lifted up and is free and clear except for the trans.
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Monday, November 1st, 2010 AT 8:38 PM

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Hello. Thanks for the donation. Much appreciated

Some models are fitted with 4 torque convertor bolts?

TRANSMISSION
Removal & Installation ("C" & "K" Series)
Disconnect negative battery cable. Raise and support vehicle. Drain transmission fluid. Remove transmission filler tube, and plug opening. Disconnect shift linkage. Mark drive shaft(s) for reassembly reference, and remove from vehicle.
Remove exhaust crossover pipe for clearance, if necessary. Disconnect transmission cooler lines. Remove starter. Support transmission with transmission jack. Remove torque converter cover. Mark flexplate and torque converter for reassembly reference. Remove flexplate-to-torque converter bolts. Remove transmission rear mount.
Remove 2 heat shield-to-transmission bolts. Remove vent hose, fuel lines and electrical connectors from transmission. Remove transfer case shifter and position aside, if equipped. Remove transmission support braces. Note location of braces for reassembly reference.
NOTE:DO NOT stretch or damage any cables, wires or other components when lowering transmission.

Remove transmission-to-engine bolts. Note location of brackets or clips, and position them aside. Slide transmission straight back, off locating pins, and install Converter Holding Strap (J-21366). Remove transmission from vehicle.
To install, reverse removal procedure. Prior to torque converter bolt installation, ensure torque converter is against flexplate, and rotates freely by hand. Ensure all reference marks align. Tighten all bolts to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS. Fill transmission with appropriate fluid. See appropriate SERVICING article.
Removal & Installation ("E" & "J" Series)
Disconnect negative battery cable. On 4WD models, remove transfer case shift lever knob. On all models, remove transmission shift lever knob. Remove console box. On 4WD models, remove clamp and small boot located on top of transfer case at shift lever opening.
Push downward on case cover (center area around shift lever) and rotate counterclockwise. Remove transfer case shift lever. Remove retaining screws, shift lever boot and bracket.
On all models, remove fluid level indicator from fluid filler tube. Remove throttle body cover. Remove T.V. Cable from throttle body linkage. Remove upper starter bolt and nut.
Raise and support vehicle. Drain transmission fluid. Drain transfer case, if equipped. Place reference marks on drive shaft(s) for reassembly reference. Remove drive shaft(s). Remove shift cable retainer and shift cable from cable bracket. Remove shift cable from manual lever. Remove shift cable bracket bolts. Remove shift cable bracket from transmission.
Remove fluid filler tube, and plug opening. Remove exhaust hanger. Remove oxygen sensor. Remove catalytic converter. Disconnect electrical connections from starter. Remove lower starter bolt. Remove starter. Remove bolts from left transmission-to-engine brace, and remove brace.
Remove flexplate cover. Place reference marks on torque converter and flexplate for reassembly reference. Remove torque converter-to-flexplate bolts. Disconnect oil cooler lines from transmission, and plug.
On 4WD models, remove transfer case skid plate. Remove speedometer cable bolt, bracket and cable from transfer case. Remove ground wire bolt and ground wire from transfer case mount.
On 2WD models, disconnect speedometer cable. On all models, remove crossmember bolts and crossmember. Disconnect electrical connectors and vent tubes. Disconnect wire harness retainer, and position wire harness aside.
On 4WD models, support transfer case. Remove transfer case bolts, and remove transfer case. On all models, support transmission with transmission jack. Remove remaining transmission-to-engine mounting bolts. Slowly separate transmission from engine. Remove transmission from vehicle.
To install, reverse removal procedure. Tighten nuts and bolts to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS. Ensure reference marks are aligned on drive shaft flanges, yokes, torque converter and flexplate. Adjust shift and throttle valve cables, and fill transfer case and transmission with appropriate fluid. See appropriate SERVICING article.
Removal & Installation ("G" Series)
Disconnect negative battery cable. Raise and support vehicle. Drain transmission fluid. Remove transmission filler tube, and plug opening. Disconnect shift linkage. Mark drive shaft for reassembly reference, and remove from vehicle.
Disconnect transmission cooler lines. Support transmission with transmission jack. Remove torque converter cover. Mark flexplate and torque converter for reassembly reference. Remove flexplate-to-torque converter bolts. Remove transmission rear mount. Remove vent hose, fuel lines and electrical connectors from transmission.
Remove transmission-to-engine bolts. Note location of brackets or clips, and position aside. Slide transmission straight back, off locating pins, and install Converter Holding Strap (J-21366). Remove transmission from vehicle.
To install, reverse removal procedure. Prior to torque converter bolt installation, ensure torque converter is against flexplate, and rotates freely by hand. Ensure all reference marks align. Tighten all bolts to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS. Fill transmission with appropriate fluid. See appropriate SERVICING article.
Removal & Installation ("L", "M", "S" & "T" Series)
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Disconnect negative battery cable. Raise and support vehicle. Drain transmission fluid. Remove transmission filler tube, and plug opening. Disconnect shift linkage. Mark drive shaft(s) for reassembly reference, and remove from vehicle.
On "L" and "T" series, remove transfer case-to-transmission bolts. Disconnect electrical connectors from transfer case. Remove transfer case from transmission. On "L" and "M" series, remove catalytic converter. On "S" and "T" series, remove exhaust crossover pipe.
On all models, disconnect transmission cooler lines. Remove starter. Support transmission with transmission jack. Remove torque converter cover. Mark flexplate and torque converter for reassembly reference. Remove flexplate-to-torque converter bolts. Remove transmission rear mount.
Remove 2 heat shield-to-transmission bolts. Remove vent hose, fuel lines and electrical connectors from transmission. Remove transfer case shifter and position aside, if equipped. Remove transmission support braces. Note location of braces for reassembly reference.
NOTE:DO NOT stretch or damage any cables, wires or other components when lowering transmission.

Remove transmission-to-engine bolts. Note location of brackets or clips, and position them aside. Slide transmission straight back, off locating pins, and install Converter Holding Strap (J-21366). Remove transmission from vehicle.
To install, reverse removal procedure. Prior to torque converter bolt installation, ensure torque converter is against flexplate, and rotates freely by hand. Ensure all reference marks align. Tighten all bolts to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS. Fill transmission with appropriate fluid. See appropriate SERVICING article.
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