Be sure to have a good set of extensions and be very careful removing. I have a guy that will do the transmission flush for me, and I know he will do it right. March 17, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for sharing your installation process and experience. Is it asking for too much trouble? Now gently pull the alternator bracket away from the engine being careful of the plastic water pipe. If you are reusing the belt make sure you mark the rotation direction before removing it.
I would grab a repair manual. Remove the plastic cover under the engine and drain the water. Im not seeing any oil leaking on the ground so does this mean the oil leakage is very minimal? Do not re use the old fluid when you put it back together. You are going to be removing the engine mount so you need to support the engine and have the ability to raise and lower it. I'm stuck at removing the last bolt of the alternator bracket. I thought it may be a 40mm bolt, but it is indeed a 45mm bolt. Installation is the reverse of removal.
Now the plastic fan cowl can be removed just pull up and wangle out. If you suspect oil, try replacing the filter and oil to see if noise changes. It needs to be a broken, worn, or damaged covered part. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. Move to the fan and shroud. To join motorcycle engine cases together Yamaha has Yamabond. Who designs an engine with a hole in it that does nothing.
They can help you find the right part. From time on the ground to bracket off was 1 hour and 26 minutes. You may be stuck on the bracket. Yes, definitely remove the oil cooler lines and fitting component before attempting to remove the upper left motor mount torx bolt - it's the difference between heaven and hell! The nut stud passes through an adjuster which must be fully screwed in when refitting and then adjusted to take up the clearance after first refitting the two bolts at the front. Yup, the seal was split on the bottom.
March 16, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Not sure you have to. These type of comments add so much to the Pelican tech community. You just saved yourself a lot of money! Or is it leaking every so slightly that i dont realize it? Definitely remove the oil cooler lines. These type of comments add so much to the Pelican tech community. You don't want to have to do this job again. Make sure when first breaking the bolts loose you grab the make-shift socket with the adjustable wrench as shown for best grip.
However, over the weekend I was able to accomplish this on our 2006 X5 4. Remove the K bar as well along with the plastic airflow components. I will check with the author and see if we can some clarity and an update. I chose to use them in this order: 10mm 12 point then spanner, and last resort Irwin extractor. Could you please provide more information how you tackled this? Unclip the air boxes two clips and slide the top of the box back and up.
As you know those old engines could last 500kmls easy, isn't it interesting coincidence: the lower tstat is, the more reliable engine is? It doesn't make sense from a business standpoint. Use a T27 and remove the five Torx screws holding it on. Unfortunately the differential also has a top rear bolt that can't be reached with any tool. I read online somewhere that you could do this job without having to jack up or hoist the engine, so I tried to remove the alternator mount gingerly with a pry bar to no avail. Figure 16 With the hose empty remove the power steering pump red arrow from the engine. February 1, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the additional info and feedback. Figure 10 Remove the drive belt by placing a T60 Torx socket in the drive belt tensioner.
November 9, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: That is not fun to deal with. I used the same modified socket and wrench configuration on this bolt as I did on the diff bolt. March 31, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the additional info. This gives you something to tap, hit, or pry on. Congratulations you just saved yourself a lot of money. But I'm probably looking at a total of 4 hours from start to finish after I do an oil change as well. Halfway done with my gasket and felt the need to update.