That is correct. Engineers made a big mistake with that design.
There are two bolts in the front and two bolts in the rear that hold that pipe secure to the manifolds. Remove the bolts and the pipe and will have direct access to the housing.
A shop charges about three hours for this job. Some techs can get there hands in there without removing the pipe but I always removed it to make this repair.
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Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 AT 7:19 AM