Aveo 2006-2007

Exhaust Manifold

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
Spray the exhaust system fasteners with penetrating lubricant before removing them to help prevent broken studs and bolts. The use of a 6-point socket is highly recommended when removing exhaust system fasteners.


CAUTION
To prevent serious burns, allow the exhaust manifold to cool down before attempting to remove it.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Disconnect the oxygen sensor connector
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  5. Remove the exhaust manifold heat shield
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  7. Remove the nuts that connect the exhaust manifold to the auxiliary catalytic converter.
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  9. Remove the exhaust manifold nuts in the sequence shown.
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  11. Remove the exhaust manifold and gasket.

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    Fig. Exhaust manifold bolt removal sequence-1.6L engine

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To install:

  1. Clean all gasket mating surfaces thoroughly.
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  3. Install a new exhaust manifold gasket and the exhaust manifold on the cylinder head. Start 2 nuts to hold the manifold in position. Tighten the nuts in sequence to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).

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    Fig. Exhaust manifold bolt installation sequence-1.6L engine

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  5. Install the nuts that connect the exhaust manifold to the auxiliary catalytic converter. Tighten the nuts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
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  7. Install the exhaust manifold heat shield and tighten the bolts to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
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  9. Connect the oxygen sensor connector.
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  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
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