Here are the directions from start to finish. It explains what part of the exhaust needs removed. The attached pictures correlate with the directions.
1991 Honda Accord L4-2156cc 2.2L SOHC
Removal and Installation
Vehicle Steering and Suspension Steering Steering Gear Service and Repair Removal and Replacement Power Steering Removal and Installation
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION
1. Drain the power steering fluid. See: Power Steering Fluid > Removal and Replacement
2. Raise the front of car and support on safety stands in the proper locations.
3. Remove the front wheels.
Steering Joint Cover Removal
4. Remove the steering joint cover.
Steering Joint Removal
5. Remove the steering joint bolts, and move the joint toward the column.
NOTE: Lock the steering shaft with ignition key to keep the steering shaft in position.
7. Remove the cotter pin from the castle nut and remove the nut.
8. Install the 12 mm hex nut on the ball joint. Be sure that the 12 mm hex nut is flush with the ball joint pin end, or the threaded section of the ball joint pin might be damaged by the ball joint remover.
NOTE: Remove the ball joint using the Ball Joint Remover, 28 mm (07MAC-SL00200l or equivalent.
Removing Tie Rod
9. Separate the tie-rod ball joint and knuckle using the special tool.
CAUTION: Avoid damaging the ball joint boot.
Gearbox Shield Removal
10. Remove the gearbox shield.
11. Using solvent and a brush, wash any oil and dirt off the valve body unit, its lines, and that end of the gearbox, blow them dry with compressed air.
Removing Lines From Valve Body
12. Using flare nut wrenches, disconnect the four lines from the control unit.
A: From pump: 14 mm wrench
B: To oil cooler: 12 mm wrench
C: To reservoir: 17 mm wrench
D: To power steering speed sensor: 12 mm wrench
13. Disconnect the 4P connector from the heated oxygen sensor. (EX, SE only)
Exhaust Pipe "A" Bracket Removal
14. Remove the exhaust pipe A bracket nuts.
15. Remove the self-locking nuts that connect the exhaust pipe A to the three way catalytic converter, and the exhaust pipe A to the exhaust manifold.
Exhaust Pipe "A" Removal
16. Remove the exhaust pipe A.
CAUTION: Replace the exhaust gasket and self-locking nuts when you reinstall the pipe.
Gear Box Mounting Bolts Removal
17. Remove the steering gearbox mounting bolts and holder.
18. Remove the left tie-rod end, then slide the tie rod all the way to the right side.
Gear Box Removal
19. Slide the gearbox right so that the left tie rod clears the bottom of the rear beam, then remove the gearbox assembly.
CAUTION: Be careful not to bend or damage the four power steering lines when removing the gearbox assembly.
1991 Honda Accord L4-2156cc 2.2L SOHC
Vehicle Steering and Suspension Steering Steering Gear Service and Repair Removal and Replacement Power Steering Installation
1. Slide the rack all the way to the right.
2. Pass the right side of the steering gearbox assembly above and through the right side of the rear beam.
3. Raise the left side of the steering gearbox assembly above and through the left side of the rear beam.
Installing Rack Assembly
4. Insert the pinion shaft up through the bulkhead.
Installing Steering Rack Clamps
5. Install the holder with arrow mark facing forward and tighten the gearbox mounting bolts.
Connecting Pipes And Fittings
6. Connect the four lines to the valve body unit, using flare nut wrenches.
A: From pump: 14mm wrench 38 N-m, 3.8 kg-m, 28 lb-ft
B: To oil cooler: 12mm wrench 13 Nm, 1.3 kg-m, 9 lb-ft
C: To reservoir: 17mm wrench 29 Nm, 2.9 kg-m, 21 lb-ft
D: To power steering speed sensor: 12mm wrench 13 Nm 1.3 kg-m, 9 lb-ft
Installing Exhaust "A" Pipe
7. Install the exhaust pipe A with a new gasket, then tighten the new self-locking nuts and bolts.
Pipe Bracket And HO2S Connector Installation
8. Install the pipe bracket.
9. Connect the 4P connector to the heated oxygen sensor. (EX, SE only)
Connect Tie Rod Ends
10. Reconnect the tie-rod ends to the steering knuckles, tighten the castle nut to the specified torque, and install new cotter pins.
CAUTION: Before tightening the steering joint bolts, pull up the steering joint to make sure that the steering joint is fully seated. Torque the castle nut to the lower torque specification, then tighten it only far enough to align the slot with the pin hole. Do not align the nut by loosening.
Checking Cable Reel Centering
11. Center the steering rack with its strokes.
12. Make sure that the cable reel of the airbag system is centered as follows:
Turn the steering wheel left approx. 150 degrees, and check that the cable reel is in position with the indicator.
If the cable reel is centered, the yellow gear tooth lines up with the alignment mark on the cover.
Return the steering wheel right approx. 150 degrees to position the steering wheel to the straight ahead position.
Steering Joint Installation
13. Slip the lower end of the steering joint onto the pinion shaft (line up the bolt hole with the groove around the shaft) and loosely install the lower bolt.
Connect the steering shaft and pinion with the cable reel and steering rack centered.
Be sure that the lower steering Joint bolt is securely in the groove on the steering gearbox pinion.
14. Adjust the front toe.
NOTE: If the steering wheel and rack are not centered, reposition the serrations at lower end side of the steering joint.
Steering Joint Cover Installation
15. Install the steering joint cover with the clamps and clips.
16. Fill the system:
Fill the reservoir with new power steering fluid.
Start the engine and let it run at idle, then turn the steering wheel from lock-to-lock several times to bleed air from the system.
Check the fluid again, and add more if necessary.
Gearbox Shield Installation
17. Check the gearbox for leaks, then reinstall the gearbox shield.
18. Reinstall the front wheels.
Let me know if this helps or if you have other questions.
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