Catalytic ConverterRemoval & Installation
Fig. Exploded view of the exhaust system components-2.0L 4-cylinder engine
Fig. Exploded view of the exhaust system components-2.5L V6 engine
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.
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Remove necessary components in the following order:
Remove the EGR pipe before removing the warm up TWC converter (right side).
Three-Way Catalytic (TWC) converter
Exhaust manifold insulator (right side)
Warm up TWC converter (right side)
Exhaust manifold insulator (left side)
Warm up TWC converter (left side)
Install in the reverse order of removal.
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.
Fig. Bolt tightening sequence for the left hand TWC
Fig. Bolt tightening sequence for the right hand TWC