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2008 - MX-5 - Transmission/Transaxle

DRIVE PLATE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [SJ6A-EL]

1. Remove the transmission. (See AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [SJ6A-EL].)
2. Remove in the order indicated in the table.
3. Install in the reverse order of removal.



1

Bolt

2

Backing plate

3

Drive plate

(See Drive Plate Removal Note.)

(See Drive Plate Installation Note.)


Drive Plate Removal Note

1. Set the SST or equivalent against the drive plate.

2. Remove the bolts and the drive plate.

Drive Plate Installation Note

1. Remove the sealant from the bolt holes in the crankshaft.
2. Install the drive plate.
3. Install the backing plate.
4. Set the SST or equivalent against the drive plate.
5. Tighten the drive plate mounting bolts in two or three steps in the order as shown in the figure.

6. Install the transmission. (See AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [SJ6A-EL].)


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