Removing the clutch housing from the ZMZ-406 engine is necessary to remove the flywheel and repair the clutch mechanism

We carry out work on a viewing ditch.

Removing the driveline (see How to remove the Gazelle driveshaft)

Remove the gearbox. (See the article - "Removing and installing the GAZ-2705 checkpoint”)

With a key or a “12” head, we unscrew the two bolts and remove the slave cylinder of the clutch release actuator with the rod (see the article - “Replacing the main and slave cylinders of the Gazelle clutch").

Removing the clutch housing (ZMZ-406 engine)Removing the clutch housing (ZMZ-406 engine)

Through the opening of the clutch housing, we take out the clutch release clutch with the release bearing.

If necessary, use the “10” key to unscrew the fastening bolt

Removing the clutch housing (ZMZ-406 engine)Removing the clutch housing (ZMZ-406 engine)

Remove the clutch release fork.

Holding the bolts with a “14” key, a “17” key or a head, unscrew the nuts of the three lower crankcase mounting bolts and remove the bolts from the holes

Removing the clutch housing (ZMZ-406 engine)Removing the clutch housing (ZMZ-406 engine)

With a “14” head, we unscrew the seven crankcase mounting bolts, two of which simultaneously serve to mount the starter (they are longer).

Remove the clutch housing from the two guide pins designed to center it.

We install the clutch housing in the reverse order, filling the spherical seat of the release fork with SHRUS-4 grease.