Caliber 2007

Combination Manifold

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Removal & Installation



AWD Models
  1. Remove the under floor catalytic converter as follows:
    1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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    3. Remove the muffler assembly.
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    5. Disconnect the oxygen sensor electrical connectors.
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    7. Remove the flange bolts, springs and spherical gasket.
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    9. Remove the under floor catalytic converter.
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  3. Lower the vehicle.
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  5. Remove the secondary thermostat.
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  7. Remove the maniverter mounting bolts.
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  9. Remove the maniverter and gasket.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the exhaust system-Maniverter (1), spherical gasket (2), flange bolts (3), under-floor catalytic converter (4)-AWD vehicles

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To install:

  1. Using a new flange gasket, install the maniverter to the engine. Tighten the mounting bolts to 21 ft. lbs. (28 Nm).
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  3. Install the secondary thermostat.
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  5. Install the under floor catalytic converter as follows:
    1. Install the under floor catalytic converter and the isolator supports to the underbody.
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  7. Position the spherical gasket with white side facing rear of vehicle, and install springs and tighten the bolts to 24 ft. lbs. (33 Nm).
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  9. Install the muffler assembly.
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  11. Working from the front of system; align each component to maintain position and proper clearance with underbody parts. Tighten all band clamps to 40 ft. lbs. (55 Nm).
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  13. Start the engine and check for exhaust leaks.
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  15. Check the exhaust system for contact with any of the body panels.
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