7-6. TRANSMISSION/TRANSFER CASE ASSEMBLY REMOVAL (3L80) (Cont'd)
It will be necessary to rotate flywheel clockwise from capscrew in
front of crankshaft to gain access to capscrews connecting torque
Remove six capscrews (8) and torque converter (9) from flywheel (7) and slide torque
converter (9) away from flywheel (7).
Safety chain must be routed under transmission oil cooler lines
and speedometer cable or damage may result.
Support transmission (3) with transmission jack and secure with safety chain.
Remove transmission mount crossmember (TM 9-2320-280-20).
If transmission is lowered too far, cooling fan damage will
Wood block must completely cover bottom of engine oil pan
or oil pan damage will result.
Lower transmission (3) slightly and support engine under oil pan (6) with wood block and stand.
Remove 90 degree speedometer adapter (10) from transfer case (4) and disconnect speedometer
cable (11) from bracket (12). Secure 90 degree speedometer adapter (10) and speedometer cable (11)
away from transfer case (4).
Remove four capscrews (5) and two studs (2) from transmission (3) and engine (1).
Torque converter must be removed with the transmission as
an assembly. Keep transmission level. The converter may
slide off front of transmission and cause injury to personnel
or damage to converter.
Do not use hands to free transmission/transfer case assembly
of hangups or snags. Use prybar to avoid injury.
Always remove the transmission/transfer case assembly slowly
and watch for the following: binding or hard to move means that
something may still be connected that must be removed; ensure
that wiring, lines, cables, and rods are not in the path of the
Move transmission (3) and transfer case (4) rearward to clear engine (1).
Lower transmission (3) and transfer case (4) slowly.
Remove transmission (3) and transfer case (4) from under vehicle.
If vehicle is moved because of limited shop space or tactical
movement, damage to the engine and the vehicle may occur. To
prevent damage, an engine/transmission support sling can