Fair price guide for the price range of a transmission rebuild. Still working under the hood, locate and disconnect any transmission electrical connectors you see. Connect the shift cable to the transmission. It takes about 5 minutes and comes with a warranty, it's made from better material than the factory bushing so it'll last longer. Refer to Wheel Drive Shaft Replacement. Start the engine and with the brake pedal depressed, move the shifter through each of the gears a coupler of times and then place the shifter back to the Park position.
Move the cable end away from the battery post. This kit fits the following vehicles: Chevrolet Cobalt Automatic transmission. Slide the weight of the slide hammer to the end of the tool until the axle shaft separates from the transmission. Then, use a large flat head screwdriver or small pry bar to wedge between the flywheel teeth and the bell housing to turn the engine in order to gain access to the next bolt hole. Pull the steering knuckle assembly towards the outside of the vehicle and guide the axle shaft into the hub, engaging the wheel hub splines. Use a small round file to remove any burs.
The recall began on April 18, 2014. With the transmission balanced on the jack, slide the jack under the vehicle. Most alignment specialists won't check it if they don't have a reason to, but it gets measured automatically by most newer alignment computers. Here we provide step-by-step instructions for remove and replacing a transmission. Remove the underhood junction block bracket nuts 1, 2. When the speed sensor fails the speedometer stops working and shifts may become erratic.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency classifies the Cobalt as a subcompact car. Tip: When pulling the driveshaft out of the transmission, be careful not to allow it to fall hard to the floor. Keeping clean fresh fluid in your transmission is the number one thing you can do to protect the transmission from premature failure. Then install the remaining bolts. Press rearward on the seatback to ensure it is locked in place. Push the steering knuckle back into place and pry the lower control arm down with a pry bar. Use a transmission jack to position the transmission to the vehicle.
Note: Until the recall repairs have been performed, it is very important that customers remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the vehicle key. Shift Lever Manual shown D. Vehicle owners become aware of a transmission fluid leak either when checking the fluid level and seeing that it is low or seeing a red colored fluid on their driveway or garage floor. Learn how to check the condition of transmission fluid, what the different conditions mean and what, if anything, you need to do to keep your transmission running smooth. Instruct a helper to sit in the vehicle and apply the brakes.
When the transmission is in position, carefully slide the jack forward until the bell housing touches the back of the engine. Recirculation will not function in these modes, allowing outside air into the vehicle to help reduce moisture. Ends up being the transmission itself is no good. Install one bolt but do not fully tighten. Follow instructions provided with product.
Disconnect the backup lamp switch harness connector 1. Thread a slide hammer tool into the axle removal tool. Also check the dowel pins on the engine and the dowel pin holes on the transmission as they also must be clean and free of burs. Having to remove parts of the exhaust after the transmission is separated from the engine is much more difficult. Release the cooling module from the upper body structure. Taking photos before disconnecting brackets, hoses and cables should serve the same purpose, which is to make the installation of these components easier and quicker. Use the engine support fixture in order to raise the powertrain assembly.
To remove the top bell housing bolts, if you have not already done so, lower the transmission jack so that the rear of the transmission drops down and away from the undercarriage of the vehicle. So if your car door gives out strange noise or your car door cannot be locked, then you should replace your broken door lock. The car has to be level. One has to completely drain the transmission to know how much transmission fluid is in there and then you have to put the exact amount in that the manual calls for. Lower the vehicle to the ground.
As the replacement of compact car Chevrolet Cavalier and Geo Prizm, Chevrolet Cobalt went on sale as a 2005 model. Fill out the form here to get an estimate via e-mail. Should you have any questions or concerns about your Shift Select transmission, our Product Support Team is only a phone call away. Secure the starter with a piece of wire or bungee strap. A professional can perform this repair in under 5 minutes, average time for a non-professional is less than 10 minutes. Chevrolet Cobalt transmission shift cable kit allows you to quickly and easily repair your shift selector cable by replacing the bushing.
If it's true that the sub frame has to be removed then once everything is done should the car need an alignment or will the alignment angles and points be untouched when doing this? To the right of it is an 11 mm plug to remove. If the front of the transmission is allowed to tilt downward, the converter may slide out of the transmission and fall hard to the floor. Headlight is very helpful in lighting the front driving condition both for you and other drivers, so if the headlight becomes dimmer or does not light up, please install a new one. Tip: If you had your transmission rebuilt, ask the rebuilder to install the torque converter into the transmission. Remove the axle shaft removal tool and slide hammer from the faulty axle and set them aside. Install the new filler tube O-ring that came with the rebuild kit. Disconnect the surge tank inlet hose from the surge tank.