Avenger 2008

Throttle Body

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Removal & Installation



2.4L Engine

Specific to:

Chrysler Sebring 2008-2009

Dodge Avenger 2008-2009


WARNING
DO NOT place fingers in or around the throttle body plate. If the throttle body is energized, the throttle plate could move causing personal injury. Always disconnect the negative battery cable prior to servicing the throttle body.


CAUTION
DO NOT move the throttle plate while power is connected to the throttle body. This may cause fault codes to set.

  1. Disconnect and isolate negative battery cable at battery.
  2.  
  3. Remove throttle body air intake hose.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect throttle body electrical connector (1) from throttle body (2).

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    Fig. Disconnect throttle body electrical connector (1) from throttle body (2)

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  7. Remove throttle body support bracket bolt (2).

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    Fig. Remove throttle body support bracket bolt (2)

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  9. Remove four bolts (1), throttle body bracket (3) and throttle body (4) from the intake manifold.
    NOTE
    Inspect intake manifold to throttle body gasket (2) for damage. Inspect the j-nuts for damage or excessive wear. Replace as necessary.



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    Fig. Remove four bolts (1), throttle body bracket (3) and throttle body (4) from the intake manifold

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  11. Inspect the four j-nuts (1) for damage or excessive wear, remove if necessary.
  12.  
  13. Inspect intake manifold to throttle body gasket (2) for damage, remove if necessary.
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To install:

  1. Install a new intake manifold to throttle body gasket, if replacement was necessary.
  2.  
  3. Install four new four j-nuts, if replacement was necessary.
    CAUTION
    DO NOT OVER TORQUE. Over tightening can cause damage to the throttle body, gaskets, bolts and/or the intake manifold.

  4.  
  5. Install throttle body to intake manifold.
  6.  
  7. Install throttle body support bracket, bolt and hand tighten.
  8.  
  9. Install four bolts and hand tighten.
    CAUTION
    The throttle body must be torqued in a mandatory torque sequence. Tighten in a criss-cross pattern.

  10.  
  11. Tighten the bolts in a mandatory torque criss-cross pattern sequence.
  12.  
  13. Tighten the bracket bolt to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  14.  
  15. Connect electrical connector to throttle body.
  16.  
  17. Install clean air hose.
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  19. Connect negative battery cable.
  20.  
  21. Use a scan tool and clear all fault codes then perform the ETC RELEARN function.
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2.7L Engine

Specific to:

Chrysler Sebring 2008-2009

Dodge Avenger 2008-2009

  1. Disconnect and isolate negative battery cable at battery.
  2.  
  3. Loosen clamp (1) and remove throttle body air intake hose from throttle body.

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    Fig. Loosen clamp (1) and remove throttle body air intake hose from throttle body

  4.  
  5. Disconnect electrical connector (2) from throttle body.
  6.  
  7. Remove lower throttle body bracket nut (1).

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    Fig. Remove lower throttle body bracket nut (1)

  8.  
  9. Remove upper throttle body bracket nut (1).

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    Fig. Remove upper throttle body bracket nut (1)

  10.  
  11. Remove the throttle body support bracket from throttle body.
  12.  
  13. Remove three throttle body bolts and one stud.

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    Fig. Remove three throttle body bolts and one stud

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  15. Remove throttle body from intake manifold.
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To install:


NOTE
Make sure the intake gasket is clean and free of debris. Inspect the intake gasket for damage. Replace as necessary.


CAUTION
DO NOT OVER TORQUE. Over tightening can cause damage to the throttle body, gaskets, bolts and/or the intake manifold.

  1. Install throttle body, gasket and bolts to intake manifold.
    CAUTION
    The throttle body must be torqued in a mandatory torque sequence. Tighten in a criss-cross pattern.

  2.  
  3. Tighten the three bolts and one stud in a mandatory torque criss-cross pattern sequence.
  4.  
  5. Install throttle body support bracket to the throttle body stud and the stud located on the transmission.
  6.  
  7. Install lower throttle body bracket nut. Tighten to 20.5 ft. lbs. (28 Nm).
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  9. Install upper throttle body bracket nut. Tighten to 106 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Connect electrical connector to throttle body.
  12.  
  13. Install throttle body air intake hose and tighten clamp.
  14.  
  15. Connect negative battery cable.
  16.  
  17. Use a scan tool and perform the ETC RELEARN function.
  18.  

3.5L Engine

Specific to:

Chrysler Sebring 2008-2009

Dodge Avenger 2008-2009

  1. Disconnect and isolate negative battery cable at battery.
  2.  
  3. Remove engine cover.
  4.  
  5. Remove clean air hose from throttle body.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect electrical connector (1) from throttle body.

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    Fig. Disconnect electrical connector (1) from throttle body

  8.  
  9. Remove nut (1) from throttle body bracket (2).

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    Fig. Remove nut (1) from throttle body bracket (2)

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  11. Remove bolt (3) and throttle body bracket (2).
  12.  
  13. Remove bolts (2), stud (1) and remove throttle body from intake manifold.

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    Fig. Remove bolts (2), stud (1) and remove throttle body from intake manifold

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To install:


NOTE
Make sure the intake gasket is clean and free of debris. Inspect the intake gasket for damage. Replace as necessary.


CAUTION
DO NOT OVER TORQUE. Over tightening can cause damage to the throttle body, gaskets, bolts and/or the intake manifold.

  1. Install throttle body, gasket and bolts to intake manifold.
  2.  
  3. Install throttle body and three throttle body bolts, and stud. Hand tighten the three bolts and one stud.
    CAUTION
    The throttle body must be torqued in a mandatory torque sequence. Tighten in a criss-cross pattern.

  4.  
  5. Tighten the three bolts and one stud in a mandatory torque criss-cross pattern sequence.
  6.  
  7. Install throttle body bracket, nut and bolt. Tighten nut to 106 inch lbs. (12 Nm). Tighten bolt to 20.5 ft. lbs. (28 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Connect electrical connector to throttle body.
  10.  
  11. Install clean air hose to throttle body.
  12.  
  13. Install engine cover.
  14.  
  15. Connect negative battery cable.
  16.  
  17. Use a scan tool and perform the ETC RELEARN function.
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