Section XX. MAINTENANCE OF Transmission Assembly
Transmission Shift Control Lever
Transmission Assembly Maintenance ......................... 4-156
This section contains information on the maintenance of the transmission assembly that are maintainable at the
4-156. TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY MAINTENANCE.
This task covers: a. Removal
General Mechanics Tool Kit
Transmission Oil (Appendix D, Item 38)
General Safety Instructions
Transmission in (N) neutral.
Parking brake set.
a. Drain the oil from the transmission before removal from
the vehicle. For better drainage, the transmission
should be warm.
b. Make sure all linkages, controls, cooler lines,
modulator actuator cable, temperature connection,
input and output couplings, oil filler tube, parking brake
linkage, mounting bolts, etc., are disconnected before
transmission removal. Oil lines should be carefully
placed out of the way of damage and all openings
covered to keep out dirt.
When lifting an object, make sure the hoist and
sling are fastened securely. Be sure the item
being lifted does not exceed the capacity of the
c. Position hoist sling relative to transmission center of
d. The torque converter is free to move forward when the
transmission is disconnected from the engine.
Be sure the torque converter is not allowed to
separate from the transmission while the
transmission is being removed.
e. Install a retaining strap to hold the converter in place as
soon as the transmission is clear of its mountings.