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2008 - MX-5 - Transmission/Transaxle

CLUTCH UNIT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION

1. Remove in the order indicated in the table.
2. Install in the reverse order of removal.



1

Clutch release cylinder

(See CLUTCH RELEASE CYLINDER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

2

Manual transmission

(See TRANSMISSION REMOVAL/INSTALLATION[P66M-D].)

3

Boot

4

Clutch release collar

(See CLUTCH RELEASE COLLAR INSPECTION.)

5

Clutch release fork

6

Clutch cover

(See Clutch Cover and Disc Removal Note.)

(See Clutch Cover Installation Note.)

7

Clutch disc

(See Clutch Cover and Disc Removal Note.)

(See Clutch Disc Installation Note.)

8

Pilot bearing

(See Pilot Bearing Removal Note.)

(See Pilot Bearing Installation Note.)

9

Flywheel

(See Flywheel Removal Note.)

(See Flywheel Installation Note.)


Clutch Cover and Disc Removal Note

1. Install the SSTs.
2. Loosen each bolt one turn at a time in a crisscross pattern until spring tension is released.
3. Remove the clutch cover and disc.

Pilot Bearing Removal Note

NOTE:

1. Use the SST to remove the pilot bearing.

Pilot Bearing Installation Note

1. Install the pilot bearing using the corresponding 20 mm {0.79 in} side of a Snap-on brand millimeter size bushing driver set A160M adapter A160M7 (20—22 mm {0.79—0.86 in}) or substitution tool.

Flywheel Removal Note

1. Hold the flywheel using the SST.
2. Remove the bolts evenly and gradually in a crisscross pattern.
3. Remove the flywheel.

4. Inspect for oil leakage from the crankshaft rear oil seal.

Flywheel Installation Note

1. Clean the crankshaft thread holes.
2. Install the flywheel to the crankshaft.
3. Hand‐tighten the flywheel lock bolts.
4. Install the SST to the flywheel.

5. Gradually tighten the flywheel lock bolts in a crisscross pattern.

Clutch Disc Installation Note

1. Hold the clutch disc position using the SST.

Clutch Cover Installation Note

1. Install the SSTs.
2. Tighten the bolts evenly and gradually in a crisscross pattern.



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