CLUTCHES -1989 Chevrolet Pickup C1500
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CLUTCH ASSEMBLY & PILOT BEARING
1.Remove transmission. Remove slave cylinder from bellhousing. Remove screws and flywheel cover. Remove bellhousing. Remove clutch fork and release bearing. Remove ball stud or clutch fork retainer if worn or damaged. 2.Install clutch pilot in clutch disc during removal. Mark flywheel and pressure plate for reassembly reference. Evenly loosen pressure plate bolts one or 2 turns at a time until clutch plate spring tension is released. Remove clutch pilot, pressure plate and clutch disc.
1.Support clutch disc and pressure plate on flywheel with clutch pilot. Ensure reference marks are aligned. Tighten bolts evenly to avoid distortion. 2.Remove pilot. Lubricate ball stud and fork fingers with high-temperature grease. Lubricate O.D. groove and pack grease into I.D. recess of release bearing. 3.If clutch fork retainer is being replaced, install retainer so that fingers and tabs fit into release bearing groove and retainer wraps around flat side of ball stud. See Fig. 1 . Reverse removal procedure to complete installation.
Fig. 1: Clutch Assembly & Pilot Bearing
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Sunday, September 21st, 2008 AT 2:19 PM