This task covers:
e. Direct Clutch Piston Movement Measurement
M997A2, M1025A2, M1035A2,
M1043A2, M1045A2, M1097A2, M1123
General mechanic's tool kit:
Transmission disassembled into subassemblies
General Safety Instructions
Air pressure must not exceed 80 psi (552 kPa)
when air checking clutch piston.
Work area should be well-ventilated, clean, and free from blowing
dirt and dust.
Remove snapring (1), clutch retainer (2), and outer race (3) from direct clutch housing (5).
Remove sprag assembly (4) from direct clutch housing (5).
Remove snapring (6), backing plate (7), five clutch plate assemblies (8), clutch plates (10), and
dished plate (9) (1995-1996 transmission only) from direct clutch housing (5).
Piston removed in step 4 is for 1995-1996 transmissions only.
Using spring compressor, adapter, and clutch spring adapter, remove snapring (11), spring and
retainer assembly (12), and piston (13) from clutch housing (5).
Perform step 5 for 1995-1996 transmissions only.
Remove inner seal (14), outer seal (15), and direct clutch seal (16) from clutch housing (5).
Discard seals (14), (15), and (16).
Clean all direct clutch components in accordance with para. 2-13.
For general inspection instructions, refer to para. 2-14.
Inspect backing plate (7), five clutch plates (10), and dished plate (9) (1995-1996 transmission only)
for signs of burning, scoring, or cracks. Replace any plate if burned, scored, or cracked.