Question about Cars & Trucks

Open Question

How To Remove Transmission in a 2001 chevy malibu

Want to see how difficult it it to remove and replace a transmission in my malibu...thanks

Posted by Anonymous on

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

PyroPCMan
  • 405 Answers

SOURCE: 1991 Ford Ranger manual transmission remove

444a343.jpg

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the gearshift lever assembly from the control housing.
  3. Cover the opening in the control housing with a cloth to prevent dirt from falling into the unit.
  4. Raise the vehicle and support it safely.
  5. On 2WD vehicles, matchmark the driveshaft to the rear axle flange. Position a drain pan under the tailend of the transmission. Remove the driveshaft-to-rear axle flange fasteners and pull the driveshaft rearward to disconnect it from the transmission.
  6. Disconnect the clutch hydraulic line a the clutch housing. Plug the lines.
  7. Disconnect the speedometer from the transfer case/extension housing.
  8. Disconnect the starter motor, back-up lamp and, if equipped, neutral sensing switch harness connector.
  9. Place a wood block on a service jack and position the jack under the engine oil pan.
  10. On 4WD vehicles, remove the transfer case from the vehicle.
  11. Remove the starter motor.
  12. Position a transmission jack, under the transmission.
  13. Remove the transmission-to-engine retaining bolts and washers.
  14. Remove the nuts and bolts attaching the transmission mount and damper to the crossmember.
  15. Remove the nuts and bolts attaching the crossmember to the frame side rails and remove the crossmember.
  16. Lower the engine jack slightly to angle the transmission assembly. Work the clutch housing off the locating dowels and slide the clutch housing and the transmission rearward until the input shaft clears the clutch disc.
  17. Lower the transmission jack and remove the transmission from the vehicle.
To install:
  1. Check that the mating surfaces of the clutch housing, engine rear and dowel holes are free of burrs, dirt and paint.
  2. Place the transmission on the transmission jack. Position the transmission under the vehicle, then raise it into position. Align the input shaft splines with the clutch disc splines and work the transmission forward into the locating dowels.
  3. Install the transmission-to-engine retaining bolts and washers. Tighten the retaining bolts to specifications. Remove the transmission jack.
  4. Install the starter motor. Tighten the attaching nuts.
  5. Raise the engine and install the rear crossmember, insulator and damper and attaching nuts and bolts. Tighten and torque the bolts to specification.
  6. On 4WD vehicles, install the transfer case.
  7. On 2WD vehicles, insert the driveshaft into the transmission extension housing and install the center bearing attaching nuts, washers and lockwashers. Connect the driveshaft to the rear axle drive flange.
  8. Connect the starter motor, back-up lamp and, if equipped, neutral sensing switch connectors.
  9. Connect the hydraulic clutch line and bleed the system.
  10. Install the speedometer cable.
  11. Check and adjust the fluid level.
  12. Lower the vehicle.
  13. Install the gearshift lever assembly. Install the boot cover and bolts.
  14. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
  15. Check for proper shifting and operation of the transmission.
The above was pulled frrom:
http://www.autozone.com/shopping/repairGuide.htm?pageId=0900c152800391da

hope this helps

Posted on Jul 02, 2008

  • 142 Answers

SOURCE: finding the transmission dipstick for

Actually your car has no transmission dipstick...

There is a red fill cap on the transmission bell housing under the brake master cylinder. You'll have to look real hard to see it. There is also a bolt on the passenger side of the transmission that you remove to check the level.

You have to fill the oil from the fill cap until it runs out of the bolt hole. Don't ask me why GM did this on a lot of their cars...

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

  • 142 Answers

SOURCE: 2002 Chevy Malibu Transmission Filter Change...

Not very hard by all means if you have a few basic hand tools, a torque wrench and ramps or a jack and stand to lift the car up...

About 95% of automotive automatic transmissions do not have a drain plug, so you have to remove the transmission pan to drain the fluid, and the filter is up under the pan anyway. Remove all the pan bolts, drop the pan, make sure you have a container ready for the oil under it... If you buy the filter/pan gasket kit and you look at the filter it should be a pinch to spot. 649425d.jpg This is what your particular filter looks like (from the top)

Replace the filter, clean the pan/transmission mating surface with emery cloth, scuff pad, or whatever needs to be used to get the metal clean again (without removing too much material eg. a grinder would definitely cause a leak).

Reinstall the pan with the new gasket (do not use silicone or any type of fluid "gasket maker" Automatic transmissions have a lot of tiny oil passages which can easily be blocked by these products and cause severe transmission damage)

Torque the bolts to the manufacturer's spec (you don't really need a torque pattern, just start from the middle of the pan and alternate from side to side (this is to make sure the pan seats square with the transmission body)) 90% of the time you could tighten them anyway you want and wouldn't have a leak but you want it done right the first time so don't take any chances (you should be able to get the torque value from the parts store where you get the filter/gasket kit). I'm not able to pull out an exact spec for you right now.

Fill the tranny up, then drive th

Posted on Sep 10, 2008

ewashmidas
  • 362 Answers

SOURCE: 1999 Chevy Malibu how many quarts of transmission fluid does it

12.9 Quarts of DEXRON®-VI Automatic Transmission Fluid

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

  • 37 Answers

SOURCE: 2002 chevy trailblazer, replacing the transmission lines

the are located behind the dipstick on the passenger side of the transmission, you must remove the retainer clips and pull straight out the same as to the radiator. You may beed to remove the heat shield on the side of the transmission to ease acces

Posted on Dec 30, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

2009 GM Chevy Malibu Transmission Filter Change


Usually you don't have to remove that part. Just the pan.

Aug 25, 2016 | 2009 Chevrolet Chevrolet Malibu LT

1 Answer

How to drain and fill transmission fluid in chevy malibu 2012??


mostly to drain transmission oil it is necessary to remove the pan. At 72000miles I suggest that you have an accredited transmission shop do the job as it will be due for a band and clutch pack adjustment and filter clean and general service and this can all be done while the pan is off.

Jul 19, 2014 | 2012 Chevrolet Malibu

1 Answer

Transmission fluid plug


Most transmissions don't have a plug. Get a lart pan. I use a large plastic tub from the department store. loosen the pan bolts and let the fluid drain into the tub. then remove the pan.

Nov 25, 2013 | Chevrolet Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

How to replace transmission


Not a do it yourself project, you have to pull out entire motor

Jul 09, 2013 | 2001 Chevrolet Malibu

1 Answer

How to replace a rear main seal in a 2001 chevy 2500


several things, the rear main seal is accessable by removing the transmission. if this vehicle is standard transmission, then would recomend new clutch at this time given the amount of labor involved. if automatic, remove drive shafts, transfer case, transmission, and flexplate ....replace rear main. approx 5 hrs.

DW Mylin

Nov 29, 2012 | 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

1 Answer

How much transmission fluid does a 2002 chevy malibu hold, how do i measure it and is there a warning indicator if it is low


if your looking for a dip stick, there isn't one , here's what you do for a 2001, there is a red fill cap on the transmission bell housing under the brake master cylinder. You'll have to look real hard to see it. There is also a bolt on the passenger side of the transmission that you remove to check the level. The transmission must be warm and the engine running. You add fluid until it runs out of that hole. I believe its the same through 2005

Jul 25, 2011 | Chevrolet Malibu Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My daughters 2001 chevy malibu won't go past 50 mph. The transmission starts to slip when it goes into the passing gear. Can anything be done? Could it be as simple as a vacuum hose? Or is it toast?


Pull the transmission dip stick out and look at the fluid. If it is NOT pink and has a burnt odor the transmission probably has worn out clutches and need rebuilding or replacement.

Feb 09, 2011 | 2001 Chevrolet Malibu

2 Answers

99 Chevy Malibu - auto trans - no dipstick


You have what is called a closed cased transmission. You have to crawl underneathe to get to the tranny and remove the upper bolt close to the side of the case (more towards the bottom of the transmission). When you fill it, you fill it till it starts to drip out of that hole.

Looking for a picture for you.

Jun 06, 2009 | 1999 Chevrolet Malibu

1 Answer

2001 malibu transmission slipping


lvd, Start the car, leave the shifter in park position.
Remove the transmission dip stick, wipe it clean, reinsert the dip stick and verify it is between the add and full mark.
Do not go over the full mark as that will create a slip condition caused by foaming oil.
Let me know.

Feb 26, 2009 | 2001 Chevrolet Malibu

1 Answer

Finding the transmission dipstick for a 2001 Chevy malibu


Actually your car has no transmission dipstick...

There is a red fill cap on the transmission bell housing under the brake master cylinder. You'll have to look real hard to see it. There is also a bolt on the passenger side of the transmission that you remove to check the level.

You have to fill the oil from the fill cap until it runs out of the bolt hole. Don't ask me why GM did this on a lot of their cars...

Aug 14, 2008 | Chevrolet Malibu Cars & Trucks

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

76 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Cars & Trucks Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75066 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

Randy Ohler

Level 3 Expert

14585 Answers

Are you a Car and Truck Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...