This task covers:
M997A2, M1025A2, M1035A2,
M1043A2, M1045A2, M1097A2, M1123
Four packing retainers
General mechanic's tool kit:
Transmission disassembled into
General Safety Instructions
Center support thread reamer
Air pressure must not exceed 15 psi (103 kPa)
when air checking clutch piston.
Work area should be well-ventilated, clean, and free from blowing
dirt and dust.
Remove four packing retainers (1) from center support (2). Discard packing retainers (1).
Using adapter and clutch spring compressor J23327-1, compress spring and retainer (9) and remove
snapring (5) from center support (2).
Remove spring and retainer (9) and clutch piston (6) from center support (2).
Remove preformed packings (7) and (8) from clutch piston (6). Discard preformed
packings (7) and (8).
Perform step 5 for 1997-1998 transmissions only.
Remove oil cooler pipe fitting seal (8.1) from center support (2).
Clean all center support components in accordance with para. 2-13.
For general inspection instructions, refer to para. 2-14.
Inspect roller clutch inner race (3) for damage. Replace center support (2) if damaged.
Inspect oil ring grooves (4) in center support (2) for roughness or damage. Replace center
support (2) if damaged.
Inspect center support (2) for damage. Replace if damaged.