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Pulling engine and transmission from 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse

I would like to know if it is possible to pull the engine and transmission out as one. If so, what are the steps start to finish? Any advice is much appreciated. Thanks.

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Is it a 420A motor or a 4g63 motor. Any way either one will come threw the top pretty easy. First off drain all your fluids, pull your battery, radiator, fans. disconnect all your hoses and mark where they go for re-installation. Do the same with all your wire connections. next jack the car up and disconnect your exhaust. Now take your front wheels off. I'm kinda fuzzing on this part, but take your brakes apart and undo the nut that hold your CV axles in place. pull the hub forward and remove your axles. There are 4 motor mounts on most of these cars drivers side, passengers side, fire wall and cross brace under the car. Now the motor and tran should come out. but look for wires you my have missed. Take a look a some DSM forums also like

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Yes it is. they both drop out the bottom of the car. you will need a hoist and engine table

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