HYDRAULIC PUMP DISCONNECT
The hydraulic pump disconnect is mounted between
actuates the movable collar within the housing which
the hydraulic pump and the drive pad on the torque
in turn sides the splined sleeve on the splined pump
shaft to engage the sleeve with the splined shaft of
the torque converter drive. The disconnect housing
The disconnect assembly is provided for cold
is initially filled with one pint of transmission fluid and
weather starting and consists of a housing, lever,
during operation, the torque converter will spray
movable collar, and a sliding splined sleeve. The
transmission fluid into the housing to lubricate the
housing and pump are bolted to the torque converter
drive pad with the same hardware. The lever
extends up through the cover plate. Moving the lever
Remove and discard the gasket between the
disconnect and drive pad, and the one between the
Remove the pump cover plate.
disconnect and pump.
Remove the hydraulic pump.
Cover the disconnect mount opening to
HYDRAULIC PUMP - REMOVAL in this Section.
prevent dirt from entering the drive unit.
The hydraulic pump and the disconnect
Using a new gasket, position the pump
are attached to the torque converter with
disconnect to the torque converter drive pad, refer to
the same hardware.
Remove the pump disconnect from the torque
Refer to HYDRAULIC PUMP - INSTALLATION
and install the hydraulic pump.