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Home Mazda Mazda Pick-Ups 1972-93

Mazda Pick-Ups 1972-93 Transmission/Drive Train

Manual Transmission
Component Torque
Bellhousing-to-Engine bolts 1600/1800/2000/2200 engines 51-65 ft. lbs.
2600 Engine 27-38 ft. lbs.
Automatic Transmission
Component Torque
Transmission-to-Engine Bolts 27-38 ft. lbs.
Torque converter-to-Flywheel bolts 25-36 ft. lbs.
Clutch
Component Torque
pressure plate-to-Flywheel bolts b1600, b1800, b2000 and b2200 13-20 ft. lbs.
b2600 1988 and earlier 16-24 ft. lbs.
1989 and later 18-26 ft. lbs.
Driveline
Component Torque
center bearing support-to-Frame bolts 27-39 ft. lbs.
center U-Joint yoke-to-Intermediate shaft nut 116-130 ft. lbs.
u-Joint flange-to-Differential companion flange 1984 and earlier 40-47 ft. lbs.
1986 and 1987 36-43 ft. lbs.
1988 and later 20-22 ft. lbs.
Front Axle
Component Torque
center Crossmember-to-Differential bolts 57 ft. lbs.
center Crossmember-to-Frame bolts 69-85 ft. lbs.
differential-to-Axle housing bolts 17-20 ft. lbs.
freewheel hub cover-to-Hub body bolts 22-25 ft. lbs.
front Crossmember-to-Frame bolts 57 ft. lbs.
Rear Axle
Component Torque
differential-to-Axle housing bolts 17-20 ft. lbs.
rear axle bearing retainer/Brake backing plate-to-Axle housing nuts 1984 and earlier 33-36 ft. lbs.
1986 and later (2wd) 65-80 ft. lbs.
4wd 72-87 ft. lbs.
rear axle housing-to-Leaf spring U-Bolt nuts 1987 and earlier 47-57 ft. lbs.
1988 and later 62-101 ft. lbs.
Wheels
Component Torque
Wheel Lug nuts 1981 and earlier 58-65 ft. lbs.
1982-84 standard wheels 72-80 ft. lbs.
styled wheels 87-94 ft. lbs.
1986 and later 87-108 ft. lbs.
Flywheels With Special BoltIf your flywheel has washers on some bolts, you may have a flywheel with a special bolt. See the following pictures.
Fig. 1 Flywheels With Odd Bolt.
Flywheel BoltsThe bolt on the left is the normal bolt. The bolt on the right is the special bolt. There is only one of the bolts on the right.
Fig. 2 Flywheel Bolts.
Special Bolt Mark On The FlywheelLook for the mark on the flywheel next to the bolt hole for the special bolt. You will need this to align the flywheel with the crankshaft, when you reinstall the flywheel.
Fig. 3 Mark On The Flywheel Next To The Special Bolt Bolt Hole.
Stepped Hole In CrankshaftLine up the hole in the crankshaft, with the mark next to it for the special bolt, with the stepped hole in the crankshaft. This is the way you align the flywheel with the crankshaft.
Fig. 4 Stepped Hole In The Crankshaft For The Special Bolt.
Automatic Driveplate (Flywheel)
Fig. 5 Automatic Driveplate (Flywheel).
Typical Manual Transmission Components (2WD)Click for larger picture.
Fig. 6 Typical Manual Transmission Components (2WD)
Typical Manual Transmission (4WD)Click for larger picture.
Fig. 7 Typical Manual Transmission (4WD).
Typical Clutch ComponentsClick for larger picture.
Fig. 8 Typical Clutch Components.
Typical Automatic Transmission (2WD)Click for larger picture.
Fig. 9 Typical Automatic Transmission (2WD).
Typical Automatic Transmission (4WD)Click for larger picture.
Fig. 10 Typical Automatic Transmission (4WD).
Transfer CaseWhen removing the transfer case from the transmission, be careful not to drop the input sleeve. (Arrow)
Fig. 11 Transfer Case.
One And Two Piece Driveshaft AssembliesClick for larger picture.
Fig. 12 One And Two Piece Driveshaft Assemblies.
4WD Driveshaft AssembliesClick for larger picture.
Fig. 13 4WD Driveshaft Assemblies.

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