CYLINDER HEAD AND GASKET
If you haven't done such type of work, I suggest you get a repair manual its not simple there's a lot of stuffs involved not only replacing the valves there's other procedures you need to follow
- Tools Required
KM-470-B Angular Torque Gauge
J-28467-B Engine Assembly Lift Support
Remove the fuel pump fuse.
Start the engine. After it stalls, crank the engine for 10 seconds to rid the fuel system of fuel pressure.
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Disconnect the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) /Engine Control Module (ECM) ground terminal.
Drain the engine coolant.
Disconnect the intake air temperature sensor connector.
Disconnect the breather tube from the valve cover.
Disconnect the air intake tube from the throttle body.
Disconnect the electronic ignition system (EI system) ignition coil connector.
Disconnect the pre-converter oxygen sensor connector.
Disconnect the idle air control valve connector.
Disconnect the throttle position sensor connector.
Disconnect the engine coolant temperature sensor connector.
Disconnect the coolant temperature sensor connector
Disconnect the camshaft position sensor.
Remove the air filter housing bolts.
Remove the air filter housing.
Remove the right front wheel.
Remove the right front splash shield.
Install the engine assembly lift support J-28467-B.
Remove the right engine mount bracket and bolts.
Disconnect the upper radiator hose at the thermostat housing.
Remove the serpentine accessory drive belt.
Remove the crankshaft pulley bolts.
Remove the crankshaft pulley.
Remove the front timing belt cover bolts.
Remove the front timing belt cover.
Remove the timing belt.
Disconnect the breather tube at the valve cover.
Remove the spark plug cover bolts.
Remove the spark plug cover.
Disconnect the ignition wires from the spark plugs.
Remove the valve cover nuts.
Remove the valve cover washers.
Remove the valve cover and the valve cover gasket.
Notice: Take extreme care to prevent any scratches, nicks or damage to the camshafts.
While holding the intake camshaft firmly in place, remove the intake camshaft gear bolt.
Remove the intake camshaft gear.
While holding the exhaust camshaft firmly in place, remove the exhaust camshaft gear bolt.
Remove the exhaust camshaft gear.
Remove the timing belt automatic tensioner bolts.
Remove the timing belt automatic tensioner.
Remove the timing belt idler pulley bolt and nut.
Remove the timing belt idler pulleys.
Remove the engine mount bolts.
Remove the engine mount.
Remove the rear timing belt cover bolts.
Remove the rear timing belt cover.
Remove the auxiliary catalytic converter nuts at the exhaust manifold.
Disconnect all of the necessary vacuum hoses.
Disconnect the fuel return line at the fuel pressure regulator.
Disconnect the fuel feed line at the fuel rail.
Remove the generator adjusting bracket retaining bolt and the bracket.
Disconnect the coolant hose at the rear cylinder head and ignition coil exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) bracket.
Disconnect the surge tank coolant hose at the throttle body.
Remove the fuel rail assembly.
Remove the generator-to-intake manifold support bracket bolts at the cylinder head and the intake manifold.
Remove the generator support bracket.
Remove the intake manifold-to-generator strap bracket bolt and loosen the bolt on the generator.
Move the strap clear of the intake manifold.
Remove the evaporative emission canister purge solenoid bracket bolt and move the bracket clear.
Disconnect the throttle cable at the throttle body and the intake manifold.
Loosen all of the cylinder head bolts gradually and in the sequence shown.
Remove the cylinder head bolts.
Remove the cylinder head with the intake manifold and the exhaust manifold attached.
Thursday, April 7th, 2011 AT 10:29 PM