2007 Jeep Compass

Exhaust Manifold

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Removal & Installation



FWD Models
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Remove the engine appearance cover.
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  7. Remove the upper heat shields mounting bolts.
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  9. Remove the upper heat shield.

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    Fig. Remove the upper heat shield mounting bolts (2) to remove the upper heat shield (1)-FWD vehicles

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  11. Disconnect the exhaust pipe from the exhaust manifold.
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  13. Remove the exhaust manifold support bracket.

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    Fig. Remove the bracket mounting bolts (1) and remove the exhaust manifold support bracket (2)-FWD vehicles

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  15. Disconnect the Oxygen sensor electrical connector.
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  17. Remove the exhaust manifold mounting bolts.
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  19. Remove the exhaust manifold and gasket.
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To install:

  1. Install a new exhaust manifold gasket. DO NOT APPLY SEALER.
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  3. Position the exhaust manifold in place.
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  5. Install the exhaust manifold. Tighten the bolts, in sequence, to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm).

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    Fig. Exhaust manifold torque sequence-FWD vehicles

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  7. Install the exhaust manifold heat shield. Tighten the bolts to 105 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
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  9. Install the exhaust manifold support bracket.
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  11. Install a new catalytic converter gasket and connect the exhaust pipe to the exhaust manifold. Tighten the flange bolts to 21 ft. lbs. (28 Nm).
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  13. Connect the oxygen sensor electrical connector.
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  15. Install the engine appearance cover.
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  17. Connect the negative battery cable.
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