5-l 1. SEALED LOWER CONVERTER HOUSING COVER MAINTENANCE
This task covers:
General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Gasket (Appendix G, Item 57)
General !%fetp Instructions
Adhesive (Appendix C, Item 61
Drycleaning solvent is flammable and will not be
Drycleaning solvent (Appendix C, Item 26)
used near an open flame.
l Exhaust pipe removed (para. 3-50).
l Sealed upper converter housing cover removed
Remove three capscrews (5) and converter housing cover (4) from transmission (2).
Remove gasket (3) from converter housing cover (4). Discard gasket (3).
Inspect converter housing cover (4) for pitting, cracking, and excessive wear. Replace if pitted,
cracked, or excessively worn.
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
Remove gasketmaterial and sealant from converter housing cover (4) and transmission (2) with
Gasket must be bent over edge of converter housing cover to
ensure gasket seats properly.
Apply adhesive to gasket (3) and install on converter housing cover (4).
Ensure converter housing cover is seated on oil pan flange to
prevent converter housing cover from hitting flywheel and
damaging converter housing cover.
Install converter housing cover (4) on flange (1) and transmission (2) with three capscrews (5).