Dodge Journey: Removal

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 431: Identifying Battery Cables

  1. - BATTERY POSITIVE CABLE
  2. - THERMO-WRAP
  3. - BATTERY NEGATIVE CABLE

NOTE: If valve body is replaced or reconditioned, the PCM Quick Learn Procedure must be performed.

NOTE: The Engine Cradle Crossmember assembly must be partially lowered to gain access to and remove the Valve Body assembly.

1. Disconnect battery negative cable.

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 432: Removing/Installing Battery & Tray

  1. - DRAIN HOLE/HOSE ATTACHMENT
  2. - BATTERY TRAY
  3. - BOLTS

2. Remove battery and tray.

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 433: Installing Overhead Powertrain Support Fixture

  1. - SUPPORT TUBE 8534-1
  2. - BRACKET/SLEEVE 8534-2
  3. - CROSS-BAR 8534-3
  4. - CLAMP 8534-5
  5. - LIFT HOOK ASSEMBLY
  6. - LIFT BRACKET/BOLT 8534-15
  7. - LIFT BRACKET/BOLT 8534-7
  8. - LIFT BRACKET/BOLT 8534-8
  9. - SUPPORT LEG 8534-4

3. Install overhead powertrain support fixture (Tool 8534B and adapter kit 8534-12)

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 434: Installing Lift/Support Bracket 8534-8

  1. - BRACKET 8534-8

4. Remove engine oil dipstick tube-to-cylinder head fastener. Install lift/support bracket 8534-8 and secure with dipstick tube bolt.

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 435: Installing Lift/Support Bracket 8534-7 & Bolt

  1. - BRACKET 8534-7
  2. - REAR CYLINDER HEAD

5. Disconnect coolant temperature sensor (at thermostat housing). Remove engine harness-to-cylinder head bolt. Position harness out of the way. Install and secure lift/support bracket and bolt 8534-7

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 436: Identifying Support Tube & Sleeve/Bracket

  1. - SUPPORT TUBE 8534-1
  2. - BRACKET/SLEEVE 8534-2

6. Assemble cross-bar 8534-3, clamp 8534-5 and support leg 8534-4 to support tube, allowing support leg to rest on radiator upper support.

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 437: Identifying Crossbar, Support Leg, & Clamp

  1. - CROSS-BAR 8534-3
  2. - CLAMP 8534-5
  3. - SUPPORT LEG 8534-4

7. Tighten cross-bar-to-support tube clamp 8534-5 , as well as mounting bracket/sleeve 8534-2 thumb screw and hex nut to secure fixture.

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 438: Installing Bracket/Hook Assemblies

  1. - T-HANDLE 8534-14
  2. - LIFTING BRACKET 8534-13
  3. - HOOK ASSEMBLY 8534-11

8. Install lift bracket/hook assemblies.

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 439: Identifying T-Handle, Lifting Bracket, & Hook Assembly

  1. - LIFTING BRACKET 8534-13
  2. - T-HANDLE 8534-14
  3. - HOOK ASSEMBLY 8534-11

9. Tighten t-handles just enough to build tension between the fixture and drivetrain.

10. Disconnect gearshift cable from manual valve lever.

11. Remove manual valve lever from manual shaft.

12. Raise vehicle on hoist.

13. Remove engine mount (front and rear) to engine cradle crossmember nuts.

14. Place scribe marks at engine cradle crossmember and body for alignment upon reassembly.

15. Support cradle at rear with screw jack or equivalent. Partially remove engine cradle crossmember-to-body bolts, lowering cradle at rear enough to facilitate cradle pivoting.

16. Support cradle at front with screw jack or equivalent. Remove engine cradle crossmember-to-body bolts.

Lower cradle at front approximately 10 inches to facilitate valve body removal.

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 440: Identifying Oil Pan Bolts

  1. - OIL PAN BOLTS (USE RTV UNDER BOLT HEADS)

17. Remove oil pan bolts.

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 441: Removing/Installing Oil Pan

  1. - OIL PAN
  2. - 1/8 INCH BEAD OF RTV SEALANT
  3. - OIL FILTER

18. Remove oil pan.

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 442: Identifying Filter & O-Ring

  1. - OIL FILTER
  2. - O-RING

19. Remove oil filter.

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 443: Identifying Valve Body-To-Transaxle Case Bolts

  1. - VALVE BODY ATTACHING BOLTS (18)
  2. - VALVE BODY

20. Remove the valve body-to-transaxle case bolts.

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 444: Removing/Installing Park Rod Rollers

  1. - PARK SPRAG ROLLERS
  2. - SCREWDRIVER
  3. - PARK SPRAG GUIDE BRACKET

NOTE: To ease removal of the valve body, turn the manual valve lever fully clockwise to low or first gear.

21. Remove park rod rollers from guide bracket.

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 445: Removing/Installing Valve Body

  1. - VALVE BODY

22. Remove valve body from transaxle. Note position of accumulator and springs upon removal for assembly reference.

CAUTION: The valve body manual shaft pilot may distort and bind the manual valve if the valve body is mishandled or dropped.

    Description, Operation
    DESCRIPTION Fig. 430: Identifying Valve Body Assembly - VALVE BODY - T/C REGULATOR VALVE - L/R SWITCH VALVE - CONVERTER CLUTCH CONTROL VALVE - MANUAL VALVE - CONVERTER CLUTCH SWITCH V ...

    Disassembly
    NOTE: Cleanliness through entire disassembly and assembly of the valve body cannot be overemphasized. When disassembling, each part should be washed in a suitable solvent, then dried by comp ...

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    Specifications
    BATTERY The battery Group Size number, the Cold Cranking Amperage (CCA) rating, and the Reserve Capacity (RC) rating or Ampere-Hours (AH) rating can be found on the original equipment battery la ...

    Mechanism, gearshift
    REMOVAL Fig. 193: Shift Cables To Shifter 1. Detach gear shift boot from console. 2. Remove the center console assembly. 3. Remove rear power window switch (if equipped) and disconnect ha ...

    Control, A/C and heater, rear
    DESCRIPTION The A/C-heater controls allows the driver and front seat passenger and the intermediate seat passengers the ability to regulate air temperature as well as fan speed for the rear heat ...

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