I have a small crack that extends out from the lower bolt left bottom of where the cone attaches to the main rear case. the real question is can I remove the reartransfer case housing my self with out a bunch of problems?
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1) Front End Sensor - Right--Located under the front hood in the engine compartment (2) I/P Air Bag--Located at the top right under the instrument panel (3) Roof Rail Air Bag - Right--Located under the headliner, extending from the passenger front windshield pillar to the passenger rear windshield pillar (4) Side Impact Sensor (SIS) - RF--Located under the right front door trim near the lower rear of the door frame (5) Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM)--Located underneath the vehicle carpet under the center console (6) Seat Belt Pretensioner - RF--Located under the trim near the bottom of the center pillar (7) Side Impact Sensor (SIS) - RR--Located under the right rear door trim near the lower rear of the door frame (8) Roof Rail Module - Right--Located behind the garnish molding on the upper rear pillar (9) Roof Rail Module - Left--Located behind garnish molding on the upper rear pillar (10) Side Impact Sensor (SIS) - LR--Located under the left rear door trim near the lower rear of the door frame (11) Seat Belt Pretensioner - LF--Located under the trim near the bottom of the center pillar (12) Side Impact Sensor (SIS) - LF--Located under the left front door trim near the lower rear of the door frame (13) Roof Rail Air Bag - Left--Located under the headliner, extending from the driver front windshield pillar to the driver rear windshield pillar (14) Steering Wheel Air Bag--Located on the steering wheel (15) Vehicle Battery--Located at the front left of the engine compartment. (16) Front End Sensor - Left--Located under the front hood in the engine compartment
Remove exhaust crossover pipe at manifold and converter.
Remove flywheel cover.
Disconnect transmission oil cooler lines at oil pan.
Remove engine mount 'through' bolts on V8. Loosen right bolt and remove left on V6.
Remove oil pan bolts and lower oil pan. Check that forward crankshaft
throw and/or counter balance weight are not extending downward so to
block oil pan removal. Turn crankshaft, necessary, to put throw on
1. Pull the plastic panels under the seat bottom straight forward to remove them.
2. Remove the six bolts (14mm) holding the seat and center seatbelt in place.
3. Pop the two small plastic covers at the top and behind the seat using a trim removal tool or screwdriver tip covered in masking tape.
4. Lift the seat straight upward.
The Service Manual states a 35 ft lb torque and must be re-installed in a certain sequence for the 6 seat anchor bolts (not the seat belt bolts). When putting the rear seat back in install the bolts in this order. (1) center left (2) center right (3) left lower (4) right lower (5) left upper (6) right upper.
Jack the vehicle up and support with jack stands.Chock rear wheels.Disconnect positive battery lead.Disconnect all wires attached to starter motor solenoid.Remove starter supporting bolts.Pay attention to the position of the shims as you remove the bolts.Replace with working starter and attached electrical wires.Connect battery
raise vehicle and place on jack stands remove skid-plate, mark relationship of driveshaft to the front diff flange and the transfer case flange, remove the bolts and straps from diff flange and trans case flange, push the rear half of the driveshaft forward far enough to separate it from the transfer case flange, then lower it and separate it at the diff flange.
attach the front end of the driveshaft to the front diff flange and install the straps and bolts finger tight, extend or compress the driveshaft as necessary , attach the rear end to the transfer case flange, install the straps and bolts and tighten all bolts to 59 ft #'s , install skid plates, and lower vehicle
Place the drain pan under the transmission fluid pan. Starting at the rear of the pan and working toward the front, loosen the attaching bolts and allow the fluid to drain. Finally, remove all of the pan attaching bolts except two at the front, to allow the fluid to further drain. With the fluid drained, install two bolts on the rear side of the pan to temporarily hold it in place.
Remove the converter drain plug access cover from the lower end of the converter housing.
Remove the converter–to–flywheel attaching nuts. place a wrench on the crankshaft pulley attaching bolt to turn the converter to gain access to the nuts.
Place a drain pan under the converter to catch the fluid. With the wrench on the crankshaft pulley attaching bolts, turn the converter to gain access to the converter drain plug and remove the plug. After the fluid has been drained, reinstall the plug.
Disconnect the driveshaft from the rear axle and slide shaft rearward from the transmission. Install a seal installation tool in the extension housing to prevent fluid leakage.
Disconnect the cable from the terminal on the starter motor. Remove the three attaching bolts and remove the starter motor. Disconnect the neutral start switch wires at the plug connector.
Remove the rear mount–to–crossmember attaching bolts and the two crossmember–to–frame attaching bolts.
Remove the two engine rear support–to–extension housing attaching bolts.
Disconnect the TV linkage rod from the transmission TV lever. Disconnect the manual rod from the transmission manual lever at the transmission.
Remove the two bolts securing the bellcrank bracket to the converter housing.
Raise the transmission with a transmission jack to provide clearance to remove the crossmember. Remove the rear mount from the crossmember and remove the crossmember from the side supports.
Lower the transmission to gain access to the oil cooler lines.
Disconnect each oil line from the fittings on the transmission.
Disconnect the speedometer cable from the extension housing.
Remove the bolt that secures the transmission fluid filler tube to the cylinder block. Lift the filler tube and the dipstick from the transmission.
Secure the transmission to the jack with the chain.
Remove the converter housing–to–cylinder block attaching bolts.
Carefully move the transmission and converter assembly away from the engine and, at the same time, lower the jack to clear the underside of the vehicle.
Remove the converter and mount the transmission in a holding fixture.
Tighten the converter drain plug to 20–28 ft. lbs. (27–38 Nm).
Position the converter on the transmission, making sure the converter drive flats are fully engaged in the pump gear by rotating the converter.
With the converter properly installed, place the transmission on the jack. Secure the transmission to the jack with a chain.
Rotate the converter until the studs and drain plug are in alignment with the holes in the flywheel.
NOTE: Be sure to lubricate the pilot bushing.
Align the yellow balancing marks on converter and flywheel on models with the 8–302 engine.
Move the converter and transmission assembly forward into position, using care not to damage the flywheel and the converter pilot. The converter must rest squarely against the flywheel. This indicates that the converter pilot is not binding in the engine crankshaft.
Install and tighten the converter housing–to–engine attaching bolts to 40–50 ft. lbs. (54–67 Nm). Make sure that the vacuum tube retaining clips are properly positioned.
Remove the safety chain from around the transmission.
Install a new O–ring on the lower end of the transmission filler tube. Insert the tube in the transmission case and secure the tube to the engine with the attaching bolts.
Connect the speedometer cable to the extension housing.
Connect the oil cooler lines to the right side of the transmission case.
Position the crossmember on the side supports. Position the rear mount on the crossmember and install the attaching bolt and nut.
Secure the engine rear support to the extension housing and tighten the bolts to 35–40 ft. lbs. (47–54 Nm).
Lower the transmission and remove the jack.
Secure the crossmember to the side supports with the attaching bolts and tighten them to 35–40 ft. lbs. (47–54 Nm).
Position the bellcrank to the converter housing and install the two attaching bolts.
Connect the TV linkage rod to the transmission TV lever. Connect the manual linkage rod to the manual lever at the transmission.
Secure the converter–to–flywheel attaching nuts and tighten them to 20–30 ft. lbs. (27–40 Nm).
Install the converter housing access cover and secure it with the attaching bolts.
Secure the starter motor in place with the attaching bolts. Connect the cable to the terminal on the starter. Connect the neutral start switch wires at the plug connector.
Connect the driveshaft to the rear axle.
Adjust the shift linkage as required.
Adjust throttle linkage.
Lower the vehicle.
Fill the transmission to the correct level with Dexron® II or Mercon® fluid. Start the engine and shift the transmission to all ranges, then recheck the fluid level.