Engine Mechanical System
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Remove the battery.
Detach the air cleaner.
Disconnect the connectors for the backup lamp switch and engine harness.
For vehicles with a 5-speed manual transaxles, disconnect the select control valve connector.
Disconnect the connectors for the alternator harness and the oil pressure gauge wiring.
Drain the engine coolant.
For vehicles with automatic transaxle, disconnect the transaxle oil cooler hoses.
When disconnecting the hoses, make identification marks to avoid making mistakes when reconnecting them.
Be careful not to spill oil or fluid from hoses. Plug the openings to prevent foreign material from entering.
Disconnect the radiator upper and lower hoses on the engine side, then remove the radiator assembly.
Disconnect the engine ground.
Disconnect the brake booster vacuum hose.
Remove the main fuel line, and the return and vapor hoses from the engine side.
To reduce the residual pressure in the hoses, refer to Group Fuel System (FS) "Fuel filter replacement."
Disconnect the heater hoses (inlet and outlet) on the engine side.
Disconnect the accelerator cable at the engine side.
For vehicles with manual transaxles, remove the clutch cable from the transaxle.
For vehicles with automatic transaxles, remove the control cable from the transaxle.
Disconnect the speedometer cable from the transaxle.
Disconnect the air conditioner compressor from the mounting bracket.
Jack up the vehicle.
Drain the transaxle oil (or fluid).
Disconnect the front exhaust pipe from the manifold.
Use wire to suspend the exhaust pipe from the bottom of the vehicle.
For vehicles with manual transaxles, remove the shift control rod and extension rod.
Remove the lower arm ball joint bolts and the stabilizer bar at the point where it is mounted to the lower arm.
Remove the drive shafts from the transaxle case.
Plug the axle holes of the transaxle case to prevent entry of foreign material.
Install new circlips on the drive shafts when reassembling.
Hang the lower arm and drive shaft from the body.
Attach a cable to the engine, and use a chain hoist to lift the engine only enough to pull the cable tight.
Remove the front roll stopper.
Separate the rear roll stopper.
For vehicle with a manual transaxle, remove the roll rod.
Remove the engine mounting insulator bolts.
Remove the engine mounting bracket from the engine.
Slowly raise the engine (to the extent that the engine and transaxle weights are not applied to the mounting portions) and temporarily hold it in the raised position.
Check that all cables, hoses, harnesses, connectors etc. are disconnected from the engine.
Remove the caps from inside of the right fender shield and remove the transaxle mount bracket bolts.
Remove the engine mount insulator bolt.
While directing the transaxle side downward, lift the engine and transaxle assembly up and out of the vehicles.
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After checking the connections of the harnesses, pipes, hoses, etc., and making sure that none of them are being caught, damaged, etc., install the engine and transaxle assembly.
Install the mounting stoppers with the arrows on them pointing in the direction as shown.
When the engine and transaxle assembly is installed, temporarily tighten the front roll stopper.
The front and rear center member rubber bushings and collars are different.
After the weight of the engine and transaxle assembly has been put on each insulator, tighten to specified torque.
Reassemble all of the components removed during disassembly. Be especially careful to properly secure all components, including fuel, electrical and fluid pipe connections.
Refill the coolant and check for leaks.
Refill the transaxle fluid, test its operation, and check for leaks.
Check the operation of the transaxle control cable and accelerator cable. Adjust as necessary.
Check for proper operation of each of the various gauges.