Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Manual Transmission. Please follow the instructions carefully.
Things You’ll Need:
- Floor Jack
- Socket and Ratchet Set
- Transmission Jack
- Jack Stand Set
- 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet
- 1/2 in. Drive Ratchet
- Transmission Assembly
- DIY Costs: Est. $2,844.37 parts only
- Shop Costs: Est. $3,696.28 parts and labor
- Start by removing the shift knob and console trim plate of your vehicle.
- Park the car on flat surface and raise the front of the vehicle with floor jack. Chock the rear wheels.
- In order ensure your safety, rest the vehicle on jack stands. Floor jack alone is in no way reliable.
- Now you need to detach the speedometer cable. It is better to mark the electrical connectors for reference purposes. Disconnect the connectors from transmission unit.
- Next, take the driveshaft out.
- Take the floor jack and rest the transmission over it. Then, take the transmission mounts and cross member away.
- Next, you need to detach the shift levers from the side of the transmission.
- Remove the back drive rod from the bell crank.
- Unfasten the bolts holding the shift control assembly. Gradually moves the assembly down till the shift level disconnected from the rubber shift boot. Take the assembly out.
- Unfasten the bolts holding the transmission to bell and take it out.
- Raise the transmission and put the main shaft into the bell housing.
- Fasten the bolts holding the transmission to clutch housing. Torque them properly.
- Reinstall the shift lever and side cover as well.
- Reconnect the back drive rod to the bell crank.
- Reinstall the transmission mounts and cross member.
- Also reconnect the driveshaft.
- Reattach the speedometer cable and also the electrical connectors.
- Add fresh transmission fluid to transmission oil pan.
- Put the shift knob and console trim back to their respective positions.