Stuff a paper towel into the hole to minimize loss of gear oil. Can I manipulate the shift tower and get it in gear specifics on how? While you are driving around, check to see if the engine light comes back on. Remove the M10 or M12 bolts holding the axles to the transmission Start removing the axles: Remove the 16mm bolt from the front of the A arm to the sway bar, and move it out of the way Use a Three arm puller or axle shaft removal tool to push the axle out of the hub, then turn the wheel one way or the other to remove both axles. The transaxle input shaft may need to be rotated a smidge to get it to insert into the pressure plate. See the following articles for more information: Jacking Up Your Mk4 Jetta; Mass Airflow Sensor Replacement; Battery Replacement; Battery Box Removal; Starter Removal; Air Filter Housing Removal; Front Subframe Removal; Axle Replacement. You must press the brake pedal before the selector lever can be moved out of either position. Disconnect the pendulum dogbone support after removing the torque converter-to-driveplate nuts and after disconnecting the driveshafts.
The 13mm nut that retains the harness carrier bracket is hidden behind the harness carrier bracket in the picture. For this to be accomplished it will be necessary to progressively turn the crankshaft for access to each nut in turn. It has seen 212k miles and is getting a little tired. A distance of 686 mm 27. Unplug the following in this pic.
Note: If the transmission doesn't want to go into position, back the transmission up and slightly rotate the input shaft, repeat. Doing this was the most helpful thing, making it almost pleasant. Once the transmission is out, it'll be much harder to counterhold the bolts. This will lock the shifter. Reference to the fuel-injection system layout in Chapter 4, Part B will assist in identification of the relevant components where necessary.
Ravenol oils contain proprietary additives that offer unique profile characteristics specifically formulated for the advanced requirements of European cars. Be sure to support the car safely with jack stands and I would suggest putting the wheels under the car, as a secondary safety. Lower the engine slightly to get access to the 3x 16mm bolts that hold the mount on the transmission. I went to a hardware store and bought a couple of m12 x 100 bolts and a couple of M10 x 100 bolts to use as guides, but I don't think you really need them. I don't see how but like I sadi not mention of the passanger side mount just the one connected to the trans.
This will keep your computer live and keep your setting current in the vehicle. Step 4: Remove the jack stands. Optional step: If you are going to be doing a 5th gear swap while the transmission is out, remove the transmission end cover and get the large torx bolts loose now. But what I do usually is hold the axle's up high using bungy cords so they are out of the way, they will clear the flange when you remove the 6 bolts. Note the dirty metallic sediment that was removed from the transmission drain pan. Hose clamp pliers like the ones pictured above do a much better job or removing spring hose clamps than regular pliers. Do not use an engine lift or other hydraulic lift as the primary support because the hydraulics could fail.
I go buy all the stuff he fixed t. However, I did not find it necessary to disconnect the ball joint, nor the sway bar from the control arm. I tightened it till it was snug, around 22 ft-lb. If you're stuck, remember that the purpose of the clutch alignment tool is to align the shaft. An engine support is required because you will be removing the transmission mount and dogbone pendulum mount.
An engine support is required because you will be removing the transmission mount and dogbone pendulum mount. If your car is at stock height or just a little lower then you can get to the drain plug just by parking in front of a curb that drops off or slopes down. To remove a automatic shift knob in mk4 jetta or gulf 1. Hose clamp pliers like the ones pictured above do a much better job or removing spring hose clamps than regular pliers. It's also a good time to change the manual transmission gear oil, see. This allows you to fold the axle out of the way, behind the A-arm. Trans is out and ready to be taken apart.
This is my first instructable, Thanks to everyone who voted for me in the Epilog Challenge! Step 2: Secure the wheels. Easy to follow step by step guide on how to replace or remove an automotive manual standard transmission for rear wheel drive vehicles, though appearances may vary, the process is the same on most vehicles. Have a friend to help steady the transmission case while you lower it out from under the car. I now have a counter balance system which makes the tranny weightless. Order the required replacement parts, then install them correctly. I have the 12-point M8 bit 2 Would it gain me much to completely remove the left axle? Good protection against foam formation.
They are not terribly tight. In this case, place the wheel chocks around the front tires since the rear of the vehicle will be lifted up. We're going to adapt the existing harness for clutch cancel, cruise, and reverse switch later on. I had to cut down my shift rod I was going to anyway and if you want to keep the chrome trim ring some modification to the console is needed too. On models produced from February 1987 onwards, place the transmission in second gear on four-speed versions, or fourth gear on five-speed versions. April 27, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the additional info.
Stick a screwdriver in the metal speed nut slots to quickly spin them off. See for tips on torque wrench use. Get the plug nice and loose so the fluid is dripping and get your container ready to catch the fluid. Just want to know if it is worth the money to move the car. You may find that the driveaxle was slightly crooked. Some fluid will run out when you remove the valve body.