1) Make sure that torque converter is installed correctly
Refer to "Automatic Transaxle Unit Assembly".
2) Attach transaxle to engine. Tighten engine oil pan
bolts (1) to specified torque.
Be sure to keep transaxle with torque
converter horizontal or facing up throughout
the work. Should it be tilted with torque
converter down, converter may fall off and
cause personal injury.
Engine oil pan bolt (a): 55 N·m (5.5 kgf-m, 40.0
Transaxle and engine fastening bolt (b): 85 N·m
(8.5 kgf-m, 61.5 lb-ft)
Transaxle and engine fastening nut (c): 85 N·m (
8.5 kgf-m, 61.5 lb-ft)
3) Tighten drive plate to torque converter bolts. Align
bolt hole of drive plate and torque converter then
tighten bolts through torque converter housing lower
Lock drive plate (1) by engaging flat head rod or the
like (2) with drive plate gear.
Drive plate to torque converter bolt (a): 19 N·m (
1.9 kgf-m, 14.0 lb-ft)
3. Engine oil pan
4) Install transaxle housing lower plate (1).
Transaxle housing lower plate bolt (a): 11 N·m (
1.1 kgf-m, 8.0 lb-ft)
5) Install starter motor referring to "Starting Motor
Dismounting and Remounting in Section 1I".
6) Remount engine with transaxle assembly to vehicle.
Refer to "Engine Assembly Removal and Installation
in Section 1D" for its procedure.