b Remove the 4 nuts Torque 66 Nm 670 kgfcm 48 ftlbf 28REMOVE LEFT SIDE

B remove the 4 nuts torque 66 nm 670 kgfcm 48 ftlbf

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(b) Remove the 4 nuts. Torque: 66 N·m (670 kgf·cm, 48 ft·lbf) 28. REMOVE LEFT SIDE TRANSAXLE MOUNTING NUT (a) Remove the 2 grommets. (b) Remove the 2 nuts. Torque: 80 N·m (820 kgf·cm, 59 ft·lbf) 29. REMOVE STEERING GEAR HOUSING (a) Remove the 4 bolts, LH and RH stabilizer bar brackets and bushings. Torque: 19 N·m (195 kgf·cm, 14 ft·lbf) (b) Remove the front stabilizer bar. (See page SA–41 ) (c) Remove the 2 steering gear housing mounting bolts and nuts. Torque: 181 N·m (1,850 kgf·cm, 134 ft·lbf) 30. SUPPORT STEERING GEAR HOUSING, AS SHOWN
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P19478 Engine Hanger Q06479 Q10041 Q10037 AX–24 AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE UNIT 1044 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U) 31. ATTACH ENGINE SLING DEVICE TO ENGINE HANG- ERS (a) Install the No.2 engine hanger in the correct direction. Part No.: No.2 engine hanger: 12282–20020 Bolt: 91642–80825 Torque: 20 N·m (200 kgf·cm, 14 ft·lbf) (b) Attach the engine chain hoist to the engine hangers. CAUTION: Do not attempt to hang the engine by hooking the chain to any other part. 32. REMOVE FRONT FRAME ASSEMBLY (a) Remove the 2 bolts and steering return pipe mounting brackets. Torque: 10 N·m (100 kgf·cm, 7 ft·lbf) (b) Remove the screws and turn over the front side of the LH and RH fender liners. (c) Remove the screws and turn over the rear side of LH and RH fender liners.
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Q10064 Rear Q10172 Front Q04660 Q10036 Z14284 Left and Lower AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE UNIT AX–25 1045 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U) (d) Remove the 6 bolts and 4 nuts. Torque: 19 mm head bolt: 181 N·m (1,850 kgf·cm, 134 ft·lbf) 14 mm head bolt: 32 N·m (330 kgf·cm, 24 ft·lbf) Nut: 36 N·m (370 kgf·cm, 27 ft·lbf) (e) Remove the front frame assembly. 33. SUPPORT TRANSAXLE WITH A TRANSMISSION JACK 34. REMOVE TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH MOUNT- ING BOLTS Turn the crankshaft to gain access to each bolt, remove the 6 bolts with holding the crankshaft pulley bolt by a wrench. Torque: 27 N·m (280 kgf·cm, 20 ft·lbf) HINT: At the time of installation, please refer to the following item. First install black colored bolt and then the 5 other bolts. 35. REMOVE EXHAUST MANIFOLD PLATE Remove the bolt, nut and exhaust manifold plate. Torque: 20 N·m (200 kgf·cm, 15 ft·lbf) 36. REMOVE 3 LOWER TRANSAXLE–TO–ENGINE BOLTS Torque: 46 N·m (470 kgf·cm, 34 ft·lbf) 37. REMOVE TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY Separate the transaxle and engine, and lower the transaxle.
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AX01X–02 AT3412 AX–26 AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE UNIT 1046 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U) INSTALLATION 1. CHECK TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH INSTALLA- TION Using a scale and straight edge, measure from the installed sur- face to the transaxle housing. Correct distance: 13.7 mm (0.539 in.) or more 2. TRANSAXLE INSTALLATION Installation is in the reverse order of removal. (See page AX–20 ) HINT: After installation, check and inspect items as follows. z Fluid level. (See page DI–150 ) z Front wheel alignment. (See page SA–4 ) z Do the road test. z Hood. (See page BO–7 )
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AT0952 SST AX01Y–02 AT0953 SST AT3306 Hold Turn Lock Free AT2821 AT4184 AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH AND DRIVE PLATE AX–27 1047 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U) TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH AND DRIVE PLATE INSPECTION 1. INSPECT ONE–WAY CLUTCH (a) Install SST into the inner race of the one–way clutch. SST 09350–32014 (09351–32020) (b)
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