How to Remove an Automatic Transmission

Some automatic transmissions are bolted onto the side of the engine. Remove an automatic transmission with help from an expert in the automotive industry in this free video on auto repair.

Part of the Video Series: Auto Repair Tips

Video Transcript

Hi, this is Bob Holcomb from Apex Automotive in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Today, we are going to talk a little bit about how to remove an automatic transmission. This particular automatic transmission is bolted to the side of this engine. It doesn't come out easily. The procedure for this particular transmission is I'll have to suspend the engine and transmission from a special tool on the top while I remove the subframe and all these suspension components. After I've done that I can unbolt the transmission from the engine and then remove it with a specialized tool that holds the transmission called the transmission jack. After it's unbolted from the engine we'll lower it on a transmission jack, a special tool designed exclusively to take these transmissions out of these cars. And these are a couple of quick tips on how to remove automatic transmission. I'm Bob Holcomb from Apex Automotive in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

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