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TRANSMISSION FLUID TEMPERATURE (TFT) SENSOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [SJ6A-EL]

WARNING:

CAUTION:

1. Remove the battery cover.
2. Disconnect the negative battery cable. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
3. Drain the ATF. (See AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID (ATF) REPLACEMENT [SJ6A-EL].)

CAUTION:

4. Remove the oil pan and gasket.
5. Remove the oil strainer from the control valve body component.

6. Remove the O-ring from the oil strainer.
7. Disconnect the solenoid connectors from the solenoids.

8. Disconnect the coupler component from the clamps.
9. Remove the lock plate from the control valve body component.

10. Pull the TFT sensor from the control valve body component.
11. Remove the coupler component mounting bolt from the transmission case.
12. Remove the coupler component from the transmission case.
13. Remove the O-ring from the coupler component.
14. Install a new O-ring to the coupler component.
15. Tighten the coupler component mounting bolt to the transmission case.
16. Install the TFT sensor and the lock plate with the bolt to the control valve body component.

17. Connect the coupler component to the clamps.

18. Connect the solenoid connectors to the solenoids.
19. Coat a new O-ring with ATF and install it to the oil strainer.
20. Install the oil strainer with the bolts to the control valve body component.

CAUTION:

21. Clean the contact surface of oil pan and transmission case.

CAUTION:

22. Install a new oil pan gasket and the oil pan to the transmission case.

CAUTION:

23. Tighten the oil pan installation bolt.
24. Connect the negative battery cable. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
25. Install the battery cover.
26. Add ATF and, with the engine idling, inspect the ATF level and inspect for leakage. (See AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID (ATF) LEVEL ADJUSTMENT [SJ6A-EL].)


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