5-18. SEALED UPPER CONVERTER HOUSING COVER (2-PIECE) MAINTENANCE
Inspect converter housing cover (4) for pitting, cracking, and excessive wear. Replace if pitted,
cracked, or excessively worn.
Remove gasket material and sealant from converter housing cover (4) and transmission (1) with
This task covers:
Remove two capscrews (3) and converter housing cover (4) from transmission (1) .
Remove gasket (5) from converter housing cover (4). Discard gasket (5).
Apply adhesive to converter housing cover edge (5) and install converter housing cover (4) on
transmission (1) with two capscrews (3).
Apply adhesive to fill any gaps between housing cover (4).
General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Gasket (Appendix G, Item 40)
Adhesive (Appendix C, Item 5)
Drycleaning solvent (Appendix C, Item 18)
Battery ground cable disconnected (para. 4-73).
General Safety Instructions
Drycleaning solvent is flammable and will not be
used near an open flame.
Drycleaning solvent is flammable and will not be used near an open
flame. A fire extinguisher will be kept nearby when the solvent is
used. Use only in well-ventilated places. Failure to do this may
result in injury to personnel and/or damage to equipment.
Apply adhesive to gasket (5) and install on converter housing cover (3).
Gasket may require bending over edge of converter housing cover
to make gasket seat properly.