The driven and driving disc are removed when replacing, as well as when replacing the rear crankshaft oil seal and when replacing the flywheel

If you need to replace the clutch parts, the gearbox can not be completely removed from the car, but slightly moved away from the engine to the desired distance.

We install the car on a lift or a viewing ditch and disconnect the negative terminal of the battery

We remove the left wheel drive (see the article - How to remove the wheel drive)

Unscrew the bolt of fastening the left bracket of the subframe to the body and loosen the nut of fastening the bracket to the suspension lever (see the article - Removing the lever)

How to replace the clutch elements of a Nissan Almera car

Disconnect the clutch drive cable from the fork of the clutch release mechanism and the bracket on the gearbox (see the article - Replacing the clutch drive cable)

Disconnect the transmission control rod from the switch on the gearbox (see the article - Repair of the switching mechanism)

Disconnect the wiring harness pad from the plug connector of the hole in the gearbox for the car speed sensor

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We remove the crankshaft position sensor (see the article - Removing the elements of the car's interior)

Disconnect the wiring block from the reverse light switch

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Removing the starter (see the article Removing and checking the starter)

Remove the breather hose from the gearbox crankcase fitting.

Unscrew the four bolts securing the engine crankcase pan to the gearbox

We substitute adjustable stops for the engine and gearbox.

We remove the rear and left supports of the power unit (article - Replacement of the power plant supports)

Disconnect the mass wires from the gearbox, unscrew the bolts and nuts of the gearbox attachment to the engine cylinder block (article - Removing the Nissan Almera gearbox)

How to replace the clutch elements of a Nissan Almera car

Holding the housing of the inner hinge of the right wheel drive, we remove the gearbox from the engine, removing the primary shaft from the hub of the driven clutch disc.

In this case, the spline shaft of the semi-axial gear of the differential will come out of the tip of the housing of the inner hinge of the right wheel drive.

We take the gearbox away from the engine at a distance at which it will be possible to remove the clutch parts, and rest the left side of the box on the stretcher.

To replace the release bearing, we shift it along the guide sleeve to the end of the primary shaft of the gearbox, removing the clutch release fork legs from engagement with the bearing clutch

How to replace the clutch elements of a Nissan Almera car

We remove the bearing (shown on the removed gearbox)

Remove the plug from the ball bearing and remove the end of the plug from the dirt cover.

Before installing the bearing, we apply Litol to the surface of the guide sleeve, the foot of the clutch release fork, as well as to the ball bearing of the fork.

The torn rubber cover of the clutch release fork is replaced with a new one.

We install the clutch release bearing in the reverse sequence

How to replace the clutch elements of a Nissan Almera car

When installing the bearing, the feet 2 forks must enter the plastic hooks 1 of the bearing coupling

How to replace the clutch elements of a Nissan Almera car

To remove the clutch discs, we install the mounting blade between the teeth of the flywheel crown and, leaning on the pin of the gearbox attachment, unscrew the six bolts of the basket attachment to the flywheel with the 11 head.

Unscrew the bolts evenly, each no more than one turn per pass, so as not to deform the clutch basket.

If the bolts are difficult to unscrew, then you need to tap the bolt heads with a hammer with a soft striker.

How to replace the clutch elements of a Nissan Almera car

We remove the basket and the driven clutch disc (shown with the gearbox removed)

Install the slave and master disk in reverse order.

How to replace the clutch elements of a Nissan Almera car

When installing the slave disk, we orient its protruding part to the clutch basket.

Insert the clutch basket so that the pins fit into the corresponding holes of the basket

How to replace the clutch elements of a Nissan Almera car

We insert the centering mandrel into the slots of the driven disc and insert the mandrel shank into the hole of the crankshaft flange.

The mandrel is suitable for coupling VAZ cars.

We bait and evenly tighten the opposite bolts of fastening the clutch casing to the flywheel one turn per pass.

Finally tighten the bolts with a torque of 20 Nm.

We take out the centering mandrel of the driven disk.

We install the gearbox and all the removed parts in reverse order and adjust the clutch drive.