17-14. TRANSMISSION DISASSEMBLY INTO SUBASSEMBLIES (4L80-E)(Cont'd)
o. Intermediate Clutch Assembly
Wave plate is used on 1997 and 1998 transmissions only.
Remove snapring (3), backing plate (2), four clutch plate assemblies (4), clutch plates (1), and wave
plate (5.1) from transmission case (5).
p. Gear Unit Assembly and Rear Band
Correct torque for installed center support bolt should be
29 lb-ft (39 Nm). If not tightened to minimum torque, case could
be damaged. If center support bolt is not tightened to minimum
torque, a new center support and bolt should be installed during
reassembly to avoid component damage.
Check center support bolt (6) for torque.
Remove and discard center support bolt (6).
Remove snapring (7) from transmission case (5).
Attach gear unit installer/remover tool and slide hammer to main shaft (8).
Lift gear unit (9) out of transmission case (5).
Remove thrust washer (10) from gear unit (9).
Remove spacer (11), rear band (12), and thrust washer (13) from transmission case (5).
q. Center Support Assembly
Remove center support (14) and thrust washer (15) from gear unit (9).