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Get a manual.
Mark every sensor wire connected to engine and transmission and disconnect.
Remove hood.
Loosen ball joints.
Slide axles out of transmission.
Disconnect shift linkage.
Unbolt clutch slave cylinder.
Support engine on hoist.
Remove 4 engine mounts.
Lift engine/transmission out as a unit.
Remove transmission from engine.

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thanks man. thts how i was trying to explaint it to my wife but she wanted to be sure. it sucks being in iraq. but also helps that my wife is a good mechanic too. later
 

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my wife said she's having a real hard time getting the pass. shaft out of the kia. she says its stuck in a major way. any advice i can give to her?
 

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The pass. side came out easy...I had trouble with the drivers side. I ended up popping off the CV boot near the transmission, removing the snap ring on the inside of the CV joint, and separating that way.

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does the engine and tranny have to come out together?? my wife is being stubborn and is trying to take the tranny out from underneath??
 
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