AMC Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1975-1988 Repair Information
Front Exhaust Pipe (Head Pipe)
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Raise and support the front end on jackstands.
Disconnect any oxygen sensor wires or air injection pipes.
Disconnect the front pipe at the manifold(s).
Disconnect the rear end of the pipe from the muffler or catalytic converter.
Installation is the reverse of removal. Torque the pipe-to-manifold nuts to 17 ft.lb. on 4-cylinder engines, or 20 ft.lb. on the 6- and 8-cylinder engines. Make sure the pipe is properly aligned.