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jspence3 04-19-2014 09:24 AM

Engine transmission bolt
having troubling removing the third rear engine to transmission bolt. Is that one that is on the engine side? How do i remove it?

rjolly87 04-19-2014 10:54 AM

MODS: Please split this off in to a new thread.

I don't know the exact details or which 3800/Tranny combos have it, but I do recall there being mention of one bolt on the bell housing that is backwards, and usually must be reached through the drivers side wheel well with enough extensions to get the ratchet in to the wheel well to turn. I will try and dig up more details on it.

rjolly87 04-19-2014 11:13 AM

Did some digging in tech info.

Engine removal:

This is transmission removal, however it directly references and pictures the backwards bolt.

Looks like I was wrong, it's the passenger side that many go through to get to it.

jspence3 04-19-2014 12:58 PM

it there a picture to show how to get there from the passenger front wheel well

Mike 04-19-2014 01:22 PM

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First, you need to remove the passenger side tire.
Remove any plastic splash shields
Remove the oil pressure sensor and this metal bracket that has 4 bolts.

Now you should be able to see the backwards bolt just like in this picture...

Use a long extension like shown here...

Thanks goes to Billboost for the pictures.

rjolly87 04-19-2014 01:25 PM

This is a thread from someone else faced with similar problems, and also has the above pics in there plus more.

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