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5 Speed manual Transmission Question (97 Metro)


GeoRandy
12-24-2013, 12:32 AM
Is there any way to get to this bolt without splitting open the transmission...
http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb15/randallgenewilliams/Geo%20Metro/trans36_zps6d5555bf.jpg (http://s205.photobucket.com/user/randallgenewilliams/media/Geo%20Metro/trans36_zps6d5555bf.jpg.html)
...so I can do this?
http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb15/randallgenewilliams/Geo%20Metro/trans37_zpsd3e70cb8.jpg (http://s205.photobucket.com/user/randallgenewilliams/media/Geo%20Metro/trans37_zpsd3e70cb8.jpg.html)

GeoRandy
01-06-2014, 01:37 PM
Got it without splitting open the transmission. With patience and luck, it could be done on the car but I was advised to check the clutch since I have over 180,000 miles on it. I did pull/drop the transmission and was I glad I did. The clutch, although it felt fine, was shot and ready to fail at any day. Luckily it had not damaged the pressure plate but it was about to do so.

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