CLUTCH DISC, CLUTCH COVER
Revision: 2004 December 2004.5 350Z
? Using calipers, measure the depth to the clutch disc facing rivet
heads. If it exceeds the allowable wear limit, replace the clutch
Check diaphragm spring lever claws for unevenness with the lever
still on the vehicle. If they exceed the tolerance, adjust lever height
using a diaphragm adjusting wrench.
? Check clutch cover thrust ring for wear or breakage. If wear or
breakage is found, replace clutch cover assembly.
? Worn thrust ring will generate a beating noise when tapped at
the rivet with a hammer.
? Broken thrust ring will make a clinking sound when cover is shaken up and down.
? If a trace of burn or discoloration is found on the clutch cover pressure plate to clutch disc contact surface,
repair the surface with sandpaper. If surface is damaged or distorted, replace the assembly.
1. Apply recommended grease to clutch disc and main drive shaft spline.
Be sure to apply grease to the points specified. Otherwise, noise, poor disengagement, or damage
to the clutch may result. Excessive grease may cause slip or quiver. Wipe off any grease oozing
from the parts.
2. Install clutch disc and clutch cover. Pre-tighten mounting bolts
and install clutch aligning bar.
3. Tighten clutch cover attaching bolts evenly in two steps in the
order shown in the figure. Refer to CL-15, "
Removal and Instal-
4. Install manual transmission. Refer to MT-19, "
Installation from Vehicle" .
Facing wear limit (depth to the rivet head):
0.3 mm (0.012 in)
Tool number : ST20050240
Tolerance for diaphragm spring lever unevenness:
0.5mm (0.020 in)
Tool number : ST20670000