Jeep Cherokee (XJ): Transmission valve body. Transmission control module. Solenoid harness adapter seal

Jeep Cherokee (XJ) 1984 - 2001 Service Manual > Transmission and transfer case > AW-4 automatic transmission > Removal and installation > Transmission valve body. Transmission control module. Solenoid harness adapter seal

Transmission valve body

REMOVAL

(1) Remove oil pan plug and drain transmission fluid.

(2) Remove oil pan and oil screen. Clean pan and screen in solvent and dry them with compressed air.

(3) Disconnect solenoid wire connectors (Fig. 62).

Mark wires for assembly reference.

Fig. 62 Solenoid Wire Connectors
Fig. 62 Solenoid Wire Connectors

1 - SOLENOID WIRE CONNECTORS

(4) Remove valve body oil tubes (Fig. 63). Carefully pry tubes out of valve body with screwdriver.

(5) Disconnect throttle cable from throttle cam (Fig. 64).

(6) Remove valve body bolts. Bolt locations are outlined in (Fig. 65).

(7) Lower valve body and remove overdrive clutch accumulator springs, direct clutch accumulator springs and second brake accumulator spring (Fig.

66).

(8) Remove valve body and check ball and spring (Fig. 67).

INSTALLATION

(1) Connect cable to throttle cam (Fig. 64).

(2) Install check ball and spring (Fig. 67).

(3) Position accumulator springs and spacers on valve body.

(4) Align valve body manual valve with shift sector (Fig. 68) and carefully position valve body on case.

(5) Install valve body bolts (Fig. 65). Tighten bolts evenly to 10 N·m (7 ft. lbs.) torque.

Fig. 63 Removing Transmission Valve Body Oil Tubes
Fig. 63 Removing Transmission Valve Body Oil Tubes

1 - OIL TUBES

Fig. 64 Removing/Installing Throttle Cable
Fig. 64 Removing/Installing Throttle Cable

1 - THROTTLE CABLE
2 - CABLE BRACKET

(6) Install valve body oil tubes. Be sure tube ends (L) and (M) are installed as shown in (Fig. 69).

(7) Remove old sealer material from oil pan and transmission case.

(8) Clean oil screen and oil pan with solvent (if not done previously). Dry both components with compressed air only. Do not use shop towels.

(9) Install new gaskets on oil screen and install screen on case. Tighten screen attaching bolts to 10 N·m (7 ft. lbs.) torque.

Fig. 65 Transmission Valve Body Bolt Locations
Fig. 65 Transmission Valve Body Bolt Locations

Fig. 66 Accumulator Springs
Fig. 66 Accumulator Springs

1 - OVERDRIVE BRAKE ACCUMULATOR SPRING
2 - SECOND BRAKE ACCUMULATOR SPRING

(10) Apply bead of Threebondt Liquid Gasket TB1281, P/N 83504038 to sealing surface of oil pan.

Sealer bead should be at least 3 mm (1/8 in.) wide.

Then install oil pan and tighten pan bolts to 7.4 N·m (65 in. lbs.) torque.

(11) Install new gasket on oil pan drain plug and install plug in pan. Tighten plug to 20 N·m (15 ft.

lbs.) torque.

(12) Fill transmission with Mopart Dexron IIE/ Mercon.

Fig. 67 Removing/Installing Check Ball And Spring
Fig. 67 Removing/Installing Check Ball And Spring

1 - CHECK BALL AND SPRING

Fig. 68 Shift Sector And Manual Valve Alignment
Fig. 68 Shift Sector And Manual Valve Alignment

1 - MANUAL VALVE
2 - SHIFT SECTOR

Transmission control module

The transmission control module is mounted under the instrument panel. On left hand drive models, it is at the driver side of the lower finish panel (Fig. 70).

On right hand drive models, it is at the passenger side of the lower finish panel (Fig. 71).

To remove the module, disconnect the wire harness, remove the mounting screws and remove the module from the finish panel. Tighten the module mounting screws securely after installation. Also be sure the wire harness is not twisted, kinked or touching any body panels.

Fig. 69 Installing Transmission Valve Body Oil Tubes
Fig. 69 Installing Transmission Valve Body Oil Tubes

Fig. 70 TCM Location (Left Hand Drive)
Fig. 70 TCM Location (Left Hand Drive)

1 - TCM
2 - LOWER FINISH PANEL

Fig. 71 TCM Location (Right Hand Drive)
Fig. 71 TCM Location (Right Hand Drive)

1 - REAR SIDE OF INSTRUMENT PANEL
2 - TCM AND HARNESS

Solenoid harness adapter seal

REMOVAL

(1) Remove oil pan and oil screen.

(2) Disconnect solenoid wire connectors (Fig. 72).

Fig. 72 Solenoid Wire Connectors
Fig. 72 Solenoid Wire Connectors

1 - SOLENOID WIRE CONNECTORS

(3) Remove bracket securing solenoid harness adaptor (Fig. 73) to case.

Fig. 73 Harness Adapter Removal/Installation
Fig. 73 Harness Adapter Removal/Installation

1 - HARNESS ADAPTER
2 - BRACKET

(4) Pull harness adapter and wires out of case.

(5) Remove and discard adapter O-ring.

INSTALLATION

(1) Lubricate new O-ring and install it on adapter.

(2) Install solenoid wire harness and adapter in case.

(3) Install adapter bracket and bracket bolt.

(4) Connect wires to solenoids.

(5) Install oil screen.

(6) Apply bead of Threeebondt Liquid Gasket TB1281, P/N 83504038, to oil pan seal surface.

Sealer bead should be at least 3 mm (1/8 in.) wide.

(7) Install oil pan on transmission. Tighten pan bolts to 7 N·m (65 in. lbs.) torque.

(8) Install and tighten oil pan drain plug to 20 N·m (15 ft. lbs.) torque.

(9) Fill transmission with Mopar Dexron IIE/Mercon.

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