SERVICE MANUAL
  Applies to: Hyundai Coupe/Tiburon 1998-2000
GROUP
Transaxle/Transmission Automatic Transaxle System
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COMPONENTS 
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DISASSEMBLY 
  1. Remove the snap ring, clutch reaction plate, clutch disc, and the clutch plate. If the disc and plate are reused note the installation order and direction when they are disassembled.

  1. Remove the snap ring with snap-ring, pliers, and then remove the washer and return spring.

  1. Remove the piston. If it is difficult to remove, face the piston side downward, and, with the retainer on a base, blow air in through the oil passage on the rear surface.

  1. Remove the seal ring from the retainer.

  1. Remove the two D-section rings and oil seal from the piston.

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REASSEMBLY 
  1. Install the D-section rings and oil seal in the piston inner and outer groove.

  1. Install the piston to the end clutch retainer using the special tool.

  1. Install the return spring and washer.

  1. After fitting a new snap ring into the guide of the special tool (09453-33000), install the retainer. Push the snap ring as far down on the guide as possible. Attach the installer and press until the snap ring enters the groove. Do not press more than necessary. The places indicated by arrows in the illustration (center projections) are not to be supported.

  1. Install the clutch plate, clutch disc and reaction plate to the end clutch retainer. If the reaction plate, clutch plate and clutch disc are reused, install them in the same order in which they were disassembled. Apply a coating of automatic transaxle fluid.

    CAUTION
    When new clutch discs are used, soak them in automatic transaxle fluid for 2 hours before installing them.
  1. Install the snap ring. Check that the clearance between the snap ring and the clutch reaction plate. To check the clearance, hold the circumference of the clutch reaction plate down with 50N (11 lb.) force. If clearance is out of specifications, adjust the clearance by selecting the proper snap ring.

    MEASUREMENT SPECIFICATION
    Clearance between the snap ring and the clutch reaction plate (1.8L) 0.4-0.65 mm ( 0.016-0.026 in )
    Clearance between the snap ring and the clutch reaction plate (2.0L) 0.6-0.85 mm ( 0.024-0.034 in )