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Old 09-30-2012, 07:58 PM
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Originally Posted by rdeleon11 View Post
Completed this repair today...the rear connection was hard to get too, after you remove the front screw and pull the hose upwards you easily see the back connection, the only way I was able to get it out was by placing a jack and lifting the engine a little less then an inch, this gave me enough room to take it out. While its not a complicated job, it sure was a pain to remove and replace the rear screw.
It is MUCH easier if you were to remove the alternator, and get it out of the way...
Using a smaller box-end wrench was key to removing the large jet-valve-bolt (22mm I think...).
The job is VERY messy, and ATF can get everywhere.
Not really fun...

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