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Old 10-29-2013, 12:55 PM   #1
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wondered does anyone has a step by step instructions on removing the cradle from any vehicle? i have never done it. because i usually pulll the motor and tranny together. thanx
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With out looking at the repair manual there is no general set of steps. I have done many repairs to FWD cars and most of the time it'* pretty straight forward. The biggest hurdle is suspending your engine and trans assy from the top of the car. We had a gizmo at the dealer that was made specifically for this. Since I no longer work at the dealer the last transmission I pulled I made a tool at home. Some cars the steering rack is attached to the cradle and you need to either disconnect the steering shaft and hoses or find a way to suspend it into the car while the cradle is out.
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thank you for the info. wish i could make one like this. but has seen a few of these around.for as much as it is used what do you think of the one at harbor freight?
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