626 1999-2001

Exhaust System

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Catalytic Converter



Removal & Installation


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Fig. Exploded view of the exhaust system components-2.0L 4-cylinder engine



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Fig. Exploded view of the exhaust system components-2.5L V6 engine


NOTE
Manufacturer does not provide a specific removal and installation procedure for this component. Use the illustration and the following text as a guide when servicing the warm-up converter (if equipped) and the three-way catalytic converter.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove necessary components in the following order:
    NOTE
    Remove the EGR pipe before removing the warm up TWC converter (right side).



    Main silencer
     
    Pre-silencer
     
    Three-Way Catalytic (TWC) converter
     
    Front pipe
     
    Exhaust manifold insulator (right side)
     
    Warm up TWC converter (right side)
     



    Exhaust manifold insulator (left side)
     
    Warm up TWC converter (left side)
     

  4.  
  5. Install in the reverse order of removal.
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  7. When installing the left and right side TWC converters, tighten the bolts and nuts to 12-16 ft. lbs. (16-22 Nm), in the order shown.

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    Fig. Bolt tightening sequence for the left hand TWC



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    Fig. Bolt tightening sequence for the right hand TWC

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