This task covers:
e. End Play Measurement
M997A2, M1025A2, M1035A2,
M1043A2, M1045A2, M1097A2, M1123
General mechanic's tool kit:
Transmission disassembled into subassemblies
Work area should be well-ventilated, clean, and free from blowing
dirt and dust.
Remove snapring (1), backing plate (11), four clutch plates (9), and clutch plate assemblies (10) from
clutch housing (4).
Remove snapring (8) and spring and retainer assembly (7) from clutch housing (4).
Remove piston (3) from clutch housing (4).
Remove O-ring (2) from piston (3) and O-ring (6) from housing (4). Discard O-rings (2) and (6).
Inspect piston (3), backing plate (11), and clutch housing (4) for cracks, breaks, and damaged seal
ring grooves. Replace any that are cracked, broken, or damaged.
Inspect plug (5). If missing, replace clutch housing (4).
All transmission parts must be lubricated with clean transmission
fluid (Dexron III) before assembly. Foreign material will cause
Install O-ring (2) on piston (3), with lip facing toward spring and retainer assembly (7) side.
Install O-ring (6) on housing (4), with lip facing away from spring and retainer assembly (7) side.
Place inner seal protector J38731-1 on clutch housing (4).
Place outer seal protector J38731-2 on piston (3).
Position piston (3) on base J38731-3 with snapring groove of piston (3) up.
Place housing (4) over piston (3) while holding inner seal protector in position.