We remove the gearbox to replace clutch parts, remove the flywheel, as well as to repair or replace the gearbox.
You will need keys for 13, 18 and a set of screwdrivers
We install the car on a lift or a viewing ditch
We remove the engine crankcase protection and the lower part of the left engine mudguard (you can see the article - How to remove Renault Sandero engine protection and mudguards)
Draining the gearbox oil
Remove the battery
Remove the plastic gasket from the battery shelf
Remove the air filter sleeve
Remove the electronic engine control unit
Remove the mounting block
It is not necessary to remove the ECU and the mounting block, it just makes it easier to access the mounting of the left suspension support of the power unit.
Loosen the tightening of the clamp securing the gearbox control rod to its lever
We mark the mutual position of the rod and the lever with quick-drying paint so that the drive adjustment is not disturbed during reassembly
Move the clamp along the rod
Disconnecting the rod and lever
Press with a sharp object on the clamp of the speed sensor wiring harness block
Disconnect the block from the sensor
Disconnect the clutch release cable from the clutch release fork and bracket on the gearbox
We unscrew the two bolts securing the ground wires to the gearbox and disconnect the wires
Pry off the retainer of the reverse switch wire block with a screwdriver
Disconnect the block from the switch
Remove the engine harness from the holder on the gearbox and take it aside
We unscrew the two bolts securing the TDC sensor to the clutch housing
Remove the sensor together with the wiring harness to the side
We press the clamp of the oxygen concentration sensor wire block
Disconnecting the block
Remove the block of wires from the holder on the gearbox
Remove the transmission breather hose from the holder
Remove the wheels from both sides of the car.
We unscrew two bolts securing the front brake calipers to the steering knuckles
We take the calipers to the side without disconnecting the brake hoses from them, and attach the wire to the front suspension springs
Disconnect the tie rods from the steering knuckle levers
We unscrew the two nuts of the bolts securing the shock struts to the steering knuckles and remove the bolts from the holes of the knuckles and struts
Disconnect the calipers, steering rods and shock struts in order to disconnect the internal hinges of the front wheel drives from the gearbox without removing the drives themselves.
We move the steering knuckles to the sides and disconnect the internal hinges of the front wheel drives from the gearbox
When disconnecting the left front wheel drive inner joint from the gearbox, be careful not to drop the hinge rollers into the gearbox housing if they are not firmly seated on the trunnions of the three-pin hinge hub.
Remove the starter
We unscrew the four bolts securing the engine oil sump to the clutch housing
Remove the stretcher
In the process of removing the subframe from the gearbox, disconnect the rear suspension support of the power unit
We unscrew the two upper bolts securing the gearbox to the engine
We install a reliable stop under the engine through a rubber or wooden block
Install the stop under the gearbox
Remove the left suspension support of the power unit
We unscrew the nuts of the lower mounting of the gearbox to the engine on the left and right
Remove the front wheel drives
We shift the gearbox back until the clutch housing studs come out of the holes in the cylinder block.
In this case, the input shaft of the box should come out of the hub of the clutch disc
We move the gearbox as far back as possible, remove the support from under it and, tilting the back of the gearbox down, remove it from the car.
When removing the gearbox, do not rest the end of the input shaft on the petals of the diaphragm spring of the basket, so as not to deform them.
Install the gearbox in reverse order
Before installing the gearbox, lubricate the input shaft splines and the outer part of the clutch release bearing guide bushing with a thin layer of refractory grease.
Check with a mandrel how the clutch disc is centered.
After installation and assembly, fill the gearbox with oil.