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All bolts removed from gearbox to engine, but not breaking free at bottom, is there a dowel or hidden bolt

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This would just be the gasket sticking. make sure all the bolts are removed, and try gently tapping the cover with a rubber mallet to loosen the gasket seal. Ther should be no hidden bolts or dowel.

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1990–95 VEHICLES
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  2. Drain the cooling system. CAUTION
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control panel
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time ~25 minutes, but I do 3-4/month

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