Camry 2008-2009

Transaxle Removal & Installation 1

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Hybrid Models



Specific to:

Toyota Camry 2009-2010

  1. Remove the engine assembly with the transaxle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the dynamic damper.
  4.  
  5. Remove the front frame assembly.
  6.  
  7. Remove the front drive shaft assembly LH and RH.
  8.  
  9. Remove the flywheel housing under cover.
    1. Remove the flywheel housing under cover from the hybrid vehicle transaxle assembly.

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      Fig. Removing the flywheel housing under cover

    2.  

  10.  
  11. Separate the engine wire.
    1. Remove the bolt and ground wire.
    2.  
    3. Disconnect the wire harness from the clamps.
    4.  
    5. Disconnect the connectors.

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      Fig. Disconnecting the connectors

    6.  
    7. Remove the 3 bolts and 3 clamps.

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      Fig. Removing the 3 bolts and 3 clamps

    8.  

  12.  
  13. Remove the No. 1 transmission control cable bracket.
    1. Remove the 2 bolts and No. 1 transmission control cable bracket.

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      Fig. Removing the No. 1 transmission control cable bracket

    2.  

  14.  
  15. Remove the No. 2 transmission control cable bracket.
    1. Remove the bolt and No. 2 transmission control cable bracket.

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      Fig. Removing the No. 2 transmission control cable bracket

    2.  

  16.  
  17. Remove the No. 3 transmission control cable bracket.
    1. Remove the bolt and No. 3 transmission control cable bracket.

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      Fig. Removing the No. 3 transmission control cable bracket

    2.  
    3. Remove the bolt and the HV inverter protector.
    4.  

  18.  
  19. Remove the automatic transmission case cover.
    1. Remove the bolt from the hybrid transaxle.
    2.  
    3. Disconnect the 3 wire harness clamps from the automatic transmission case cover.
    4.  
    5. Remove the 2 bolts, and bracket from the hybrid transaxle.
    6.  
    7. Remove the transmission case cover.

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      Fig. Removing the transmission case cover

    8.  
    9. Remove the 2 bolts, clip, and automatic transmission case cover from the hybrid transaxle.

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      Fig. Removing the 2 bolts, clip, and automatic transmission case cover

    10.  

  20.  
  21. Remove the HV transaxle mass damper and gasket.
  22.  
  23. Remove the transmission oil pump cover plugs and 2 O-rings.
  24.  
  25. Remove the water hose.

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    Fig. Removing the water hose

  26.  
  27. Remove the front engine mounting bracket.

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    Fig. Removing the front engine mounting bracket

  28.  
  29. Remove the hybrid vehicle transaxle 9 bolts and assembly.

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    Fig. Removing the transaxle assembly

    1. Separate and remove the hybrid vehicle transaxle.
      NOTE
      Do not pry between the transaxle assembly and engine more than necessary to prevent the knock pin from being damaged.

    2.  

  30.  

To install:

  1. Install the hybrid vehicle transaxle assembly.
    1. Make sure that the knock pins are installed on the engine.
    2.  
    3. Install the transaxle and 9 bolts as shown to the engine.
      NOTE
      Do not forcibly pry on the hybrid vehicle transaxle assembly.


      NOTE
      Do not apply grease either to the spline or to the input shaft.



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      Fig. Installing the transaxle bolts



      Bolt A: install from the transaxle to the engine (diameter 0.47 inch (12 mm), length 2.17 inch (55 mm))
       
      Bolt B: install from the transaxle to the engine (diameter 0.39 inch (10 mm), length 2.56 inch (65 mm))
       
      Bolt C: install from the engine to the transaxle (diameter 0.32 inch (8 mm), length 1.47 inch (38 mm))
       
      Bolt D: install from the engine to the transaxle (diameter 0.39 inch (10 mm), length 1.26 inch (32 mm))
       

    4.  

  2.  
  3. Install the front engine mounting bracket. Tighten the 3 bolts to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the water hose with the clamp.
  6.  
  7. Install the transmission oil pump cover plug with 2 new O-rings. Tighten to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Install the HV transaxle mass damper with a new gasket. Tighten to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Install the automatic transmission case cover with the 2 bolts and the clip. Tighten to 62 inch lbs. (7 Nm). Install the bracket with the 2 bolts and tighten to 71 inch lbs. (8 Nm). Connect the wire harness with the bolt and 3 clamps. Tighten the bolt to 71 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Install the No. 3 transmission control cable bracket.
    1. Install the hybrid inverter protector with the bolt and tighten to 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Install the No. 3 transmission control cable bracket and tighten to 10 ft. lbs. (14 Nm).
    4.  

  14.  
  15. Install the No. 2 transmission control cable bracket and tighten the bolt to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm).
  16.  
  17. Install the No. 1 transmission control cable bracket and tighten the bolts to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm).
  18.  
  19. Connect the engine wire harness with the 3 bolts and tighten to 74 inch lbs. (8.4 Nm).
    1. Connect the connectors.
    2.  
    3. Connect the wire harness to the wire harness clamps.
    4.  
    5. Install the ground wire with the bolt and tighten to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm).
    6.  

  20.  
  21. Install the flywheel housing under cover.
  22.  
  23. Install the front drive shaft assembly RH and LH.
  24.  
  25. Install the front frame assembly.
  26.  
  27. Install the dynamic damper.
  28.  
  29. Install the engine assembly with the transaxle.
  30.  

P311 Hybrid Transaxle



Specific to:

Toyota Camry 2007-2008


CAUTION
Before inspecting the high-voltage system or disconnecting the low voltage connector of the inverter with converter assembly, take safety precautions, such as wearing insulated gloves and removing the service plug grip to prevent electrical shocks. Make sure to turn the power switch off before removing the service plug grip. After removing the service plug grip, put it in your pocket to prevent other technicians from accidentally reconnecting it while you are working on the high-voltage system. After disconnecting the service plug grip, wait for at least 10 minutes before touching any of the high-voltage connectors or terminals.

Before servicing any vehicle, please be sure to read all of the following precautions, which deal with personal safety, prevention of component damage, and important points to take into consideration when servicing a motor vehicle.

  1. Remove the luggage trim service hole cover.
  2.  
  3. Discharge the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  6.  
  7. Remove the service plug grip. (Refer to service plug grip in Engine Electrical)
  8.  
  9. Place front wheels in the straight ahead position.
  10.  
  11. Remove the front wheels.
  12.  
  13. Remove the left and right engine under covers.
  14.  
  15. Remove the right front fender apron seal.
  16.  
  17. Drain the engine motor oil.
  18.  
  19. Drain the engine coolant.
  20.  
  21. Drain the HV inverter coolant.

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    Fig. Using a hexagon wrench (10 mm), remove the drain plug and drain inverter coolant

  22.  
  23. Drain the HV transaxle fluid.

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    Fig. Using a 10 mm socket hexagon wrench, remove the fill and drain plug.

  24.  
  25. Remove the right and left wiper arm assembly.
  26.  
  27. Remove the right and left fender cowl side seals.
  28.  
  29. Disengage the 4 claws and remove the cowl top ventilator louver sub-assembly.

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    Fig. Remove the cowl top ventilator louver sub-assembly

  30.  
  31. Remove the 4 bolts and the windshield wiper motor and link assembly.
  32.  
  33. Separate the master cylinder reservoir sub-assembly.
  34.  
  35. Remove the 4 bolts, 4 nuts and cowl top panel outer sub-assembly.
  36.  
  37. Remove the engine cover.
  38.  
  39. Remove the drive belt cover and drive belt.
  40.  
  41. Remove the air cleaner assembly.
  42.  
  43. Remove the inverter with converter assembly. (Refer to inverter with converter assembly in Engine Electrical)
  44.  
  45. Remove the HV water pump, hoses, electrical connector and brackets.

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    Fig. HV water pump, connectors and brackets shown

  46.  
  47. Remove the 4 bolts and inverter tray bracket.
  48.  
  49. Remove the 2 bolts and right side No. 2 engine mounting stay.
  50.  
  51. Remove the 3 bolts and the engine moving control rod with bracket.

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    Fig. Engine moving control rod with bracket shown

  52.  
  53. Remove the No 2. mounting bracket and ground cable.
  54.  
  55. Disconnect the radiator inlet and outlet hoses.
  56.  
  57. Disconnect the heater hoses.
  58.  
  59. Disconnect any remaining coolant hoses.
  60.  
  61. Remove the HV ECU mounting nuts.

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    Fig. HV control ECU and mounting nuts shown

  62.  
  63. Disconnect the 2 connectors and remove the hybrid vehicle control ECU.
  64.  
  65. Remove the bolt, 2 nuts, and the power steering ECU assembly.

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    Fig. Power steering ECU assembly shown

  66.  
  67. Disconnect the engine wire from the engine room relay block
  68.  
  69. Using a screwdriver, unlock the engine room R/B. Pull the engine room R/B upward.
  70.  
  71. Remove the 2 bolts and clamp from the body.
  72.  
  73. Remove the clamp from the bracket.
  74.  
  75. Release the lock lever of the connector as shown in the illustration.

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    Fig. Power steering ECU assembly shown

  76.  
  77. Remove the clip and nut, and separate the control lever. Disconnect the cable from the clamp.
  78.  
  79. Disconnect the fuel line.
  80.  
  81. Disconnect the 2 connectors from the A/C inverter compressor.
  82.  
  83. Disconnect all wiring harness clamps.
  84.  
  85. Remove the 3 mounting bolts of the A/C inverter compressor. Hang up the hoses instead of detaching them.
  86.  
  87. Remove the front exhaust pipe assembly.
  88.  
  89. Remove the left and right front axle nuts.
  90.  
  91. Remove the left and right stabilizer link assembly.
  92.  
  93. Remove the left and right speed sensor.
  94.  
  95. Disconnect the left and right tie rod ends.
  96.  
  97. Remove the bolt and 2 nuts, and separate the left and right front suspension lower No. 1 arm from the lower ball joint.
  98.  
  99. Separate the left and right drive axles from the steering knuckle.
  100.  
  101. Remove the No.1 exhaust pipe support bracket.
    WARNING
    Secure the steering wheel with the seat belt in order to prevent rotation. This operation is useful to prevent damage to the spiral cable.

  102.  
  103. Put matchmarks on the steering intermediate shaft assembly and the power steering link assembly.
  104.  
  105. Remove the bolt and separate the steering intermediate shaft assembly from the power steering link assembly.
  106.  
  107. Remove the engine assembly with transaxle as follows:
    1. Secure the engine lifter.
    2.  
    3. Remove the 4 bolts, 2 nuts and frame side rail plate right and left.
    4.  
    5. Remove the 4 bolts, 2 nuts and front suspension member brace rear right and left.
    6.  
    7. Carefully remove the engine assembly from the vehicle.
    8.  
    9. Install the 2 engine hangers as shown in the illustration.

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      Fig. Install the 2 engine hangers as shown

    10.  
    11. Using a chain block and an engine sling device, hang the engine assembly.
    12.  
    13. Remove the bolt and transaxle mass damper.

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      Fig. The bolt and transaxle mass damper shown

    14.  

  108.  
  109. Remove the front assembly as follows:
    1. Remove the 2 nuts and separate the right and left engine mounting insulators.

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      Fig. Engine mounting insulators right and left shown

    2.  
    3. Remove the bolt from the front engine mounting insulator.
    4.  
    5. Raise the engine assembly and separate the front frame.
    6.  

  110.  
  111. Remove the left and right axle shaft assembly.
  112.  
  113. Remove the engine wire.
  114.  
  115. Separate the transaxle from the engine as follows:
    1. Remove the flywheel housing under cover from the hybrid vehicle transaxle assembly.
    2.  
    3. Remove the bolt and ground wire.
    4.  
    5. Disconnect the wire harnesses from the clamps.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the connectors.

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      Fig. HV Transaxle connector view

    8.  
    9. Remove the 3 bolts and 3 clamps.
    10.  
    11. Remove all 3 transaxle control cable brackets.
    12.  
    13. Remove the bolt from the hybrid transaxle.
    14.  
    15. Disconnect the 3 wire harness clamps from the automatic transmission case cover.
    16.  
    17. Remove the 2 bolts, and bracket from the hybrid transaxle.
    18.  
    19. Remove the transmission case cover.
    20.  
    21. Remove the 2 bolts, clip, and automatic transmission case cover from the hybrid transaxle.

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      Fig. Automatic transaxle case cover shown

    22.  
    23. Remove the HV transaxle mass damper and gasket.
    24.  
    25. Remove the 2 transmission oil pump cover plugs and 2 O-rings.
    26.  
    27. Disconnect the water hose from the hybrid transaxle
    28.  
    29. Remove the 3 bolts and engine mounting bracket.
    30.  
    31. Remove the 9 bolts. Separate and remove the hybrid vehicle transaxle.
      WARNING
      Do not pry between the transaxle assembly and engine more than necessary to prevent the knock pin from being damaged.

    32.  

  116.  

To install:

  1. Make sure that the knock pins are installed on the engine.
  2.  
  3. Install the hybrid vehicle transaxle and the 9 bolts shown in the illustration to the engine as follows:

    Bolt A - Torque: 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm)
     
    Bolt B - Torque: 34 ft. lbs. (46Nm)
     
    Bolt C - Torque: 21 ft. lbs. (28 Nm)
     
    Bolt D - Torque: 33 ft. lbs. (44 Nm)

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    Fig. Automatic transaxle bolt tightening positions

     

  4.  
  5. Install the front engine mounting bracket with the 3 bolts. Tighten to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm)
  6.  
  7. Install the water hose with the clamp.
  8.  
  9. Install 2 new O-rings and the 2 transmission oil pump cover plugs. Tighten to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm)
  10.  
  11. Install a new gasket and the HV transaxle mass damper. Tighten to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm)
  12.  
  13. Install the automatic transmission case cover with the 2 bolts and clip. Tighten the bolts to 62 inch. lbs. (7 Nm)
  14.  
  15. Install the transmission case cover and tighten the bolts to 71 inch. lbs. (8 Nm)
  16.  
  17. Connect the wire harness with the bolt and 3 clamps. Tighten the bolts to 71 inch. lbs. (8 Nm)
  18.  
  19. Install the hybrid inverter protector and the all 3 transaxle control cable brackets. Tighten to 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm)
  20.  
  21. Install the 3 wire harness brackets with the 3 bolts. Tighten the bolts to 74 inch. lbs. (8.4 Nm)
  22.  
  23. Connect the connectors.
  24.  
  25. Connect the wire harnesses to the wire harness clamps.
  26.  
  27. Install the ground wire with the bolt. Tighten to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm)
  28.  
  29. Install the flywheel housing under cover to the hybrid vehicle transaxle assembly.
  30.  
  31. Install the left and right drive axles.
  32.  
  33. Install the front frame assembly.
  34.  
  35. Install the dynamic damper.
  36.  
  37. Install the engine mounting insulators right and left with the 2 nuts. Tighten to 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm)
  38.  
  39. Install the engine front mounting insulator and bolt. Tighten to 64 ft. lbs. (87 Nm)
  40.  
  41. Install the bolt and transaxle mass damper tighten to 10 ft. lbs. (14 Nm)
  42.  
  43. Set the engine assembly with transaxle on the engine lifter.
  44.  
  45. Install the engine assembly to the vehicle.
  46.  
  47. Install the frame side plate left and right with the 4 bolts and 2 nuts.
  48.  
  49. Bolt A - Torque: to 63 ft. lbs. (85 Nm)
  50.  
  51. Bolt B - Torque: bolt and nut to 24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm)

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    Fig. The frame side plate right and left with the 4 bolts and 2 nuts shown

  52.  
  53. Install the front suspension member rear right and left brace with the 4 bolts and 2 nuts.
  54.  
  55. Bolt C - Torque: 63 ft. lbs. (85 Nm)
  56.  
  57. Bolt B - Torque: bolt and nut Install the stabilizer link assembly with the nut.
  58.  
  59. Install the steering intermediate shaft assembly.
  60.  
  61. Install the No.1 exhaust support bracket. Tighten the 2 mounting bolts to 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm)
  62.  
  63. Install the left and right axle assembly into steering knuckle.
  64.  
  65. Install the right and left front suspension lower arm and tighten nuts and bolts to 44 ft. lbs. (75 Nm)
  66.  
  67. Install the tie rod end sub-assembly to the steering knuckle with the nut. Tighten to 36 ft. lbs. (49 Nm)
  68.  
  69. Install a new cotter pin.
  70.  
  71. Install the front speed sensors to the steering knuckle with the bolt. Tighten the bolts to 71 inch. lbs. (8 Nm)
  72.  
  73. Install the stabilizer link assembly with the nut and tighten to 55 ft. lbs. (74 Nm)
  74.  
  75. Tighten the new axle assembly nut to 217 ft. lbs. (294 Nm)
  76.  
  77. Using a chisel and hammer, stake the front axle hub nuts.
  78.  
  79. Install the front exhaust pipe assembly and tighten to 46 ft. lbs (62 Nm).
  80.  
  81. Install the A/C inverter compressor and tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  82.  
  83. Connect the No. 4 engine wire clamps.
  84.  
  85. Connect the A/C inverter compressor 2 connectors. Lock the green-colored lock.
  86.  
  87. Install the fuel line. Check if the pipe and the connector are securely connected by trying to pull them apart. Install the fuel line clamp.
  88.  
  89. Install the transmission control cable assembly to the transaxle. Tighten the control lever nut to 9 ft. lbs. (13 Nm).
  90.  
  91. Install the 2 bolts and power steering wire to the power steering link assembly.
  92.  
  93. Connect the 3 wire harness connectors to the power steering link assembly and securely lock the connector.
  94.  
  95. Connect the clamp to the bracket.
  96.  
  97. Install the 2 bolts and clamp the grounds to the body. Tighten to 74 inch. lbs. (8 Nm)
  98.  
  99. Connect the 3 connectors and 2 clamps to the engine room junction block.
  100.  
  101. Connect the wire to the engine room junction block. Then, install it with the nut and 3 connectors.
  102.  
  103. Install the power steering ECU assembly. Tighten the mounting bolts to 75 inch. lbs. (8.4 Nm)
  104.  
  105. Connect the 2 power steering ECU assembly connectors.
  106.  
  107. Connect the connector and install the hose clamp to the power steering ECU assembly.
  108.  
  109. Install the hybrid vehicle control ECU with the 3 nuts. Tighten the nuts to 49 inch. lbs. (5.5 Nm)
  110.  
  111. Install the cowl top panel outer sub-assembly with the 4 bolts and 4 nuts
  112.  
  113. Reconnect the heater hoses.
  114.  
  115. Reconnect the radiator inlet and outlet hoses.
  116.  
  117. Install the 3 bolts and No. 2 right engine mounting bracket. Tighten the bolts to 38 ft. lbs. (52 Nm)
  118.  
  119. Install the ground cable with the bolt and tighten to 75 inch. lbs. (8.4 Nm)
  120.  
  121. Install the engine moving control rod by tightening the 3 bolts in the order shown in the illustration.
  122.  
  123. Tightening the control rod mounting bolts to bolts 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm)

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    Fig. Tighten the 3 bolts in the order shown

  124.  
  125. Install the No. 2 right engine mounting stay with the 2 bolts. Tighten to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm)
  126.  
  127. Install the HV water pump with motor and bracket assembly with the bolt and 2 nuts. Tighten to 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm)
  128.  
  129. Connect the water pump electrical connector.
  130.  
  131. Reconnect the water hose to the HV electrical water pump.
  132.  
  133. Install the inverter tray bracket with the 4 bolts and tighten to 71 inch. lbs. (8 Nm)
  134.  
  135. Install the inverter with converter assembly.
  136.  
  137. Install the air cleaner case with the 3 bolts. Tighten to 44 inch. lbs. (5 Nm)
  138.  
  139. Connect the hose clamp.
  140.  
  141. Install the air cleaner cap assembly.
  142.  
  143. Install the air cleaner inlet with the 2 bolts. Tighten to 44 inch. lbs. (5 Nm)
  144.  
  145. Install the drive belt and belt cover.
  146.  
  147. Install the cowl top panel outer sub-assembly with the 4 bolts and 4 nuts
  148.  
  149. Install the master cylinder reservoir sub-assembly.
  150.  
  151. Install the windshield wiper motor and link assembly with the 4 bolts
  152.  
  153. Engage the 4 claws and install the cowl top ventilator louver sub-assembly.
  154.  
  155. Engage the claw and install the left and right front fender to cowl side seal.
  156.  
  157. Install the front left and right wiper arm and blade assembly. Tighten the nut to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm)
  158.  
  159. Install the front wheels.
  160.  
  161. Install new engine motor oil.
  162.  
  163. Install the service plug grip.
  164.  
  165. Connect the negative battery cable.
  166.  
  167. Install the luggage trim service hole cover
  168.  
  169. Add engine coolant for the engine.
  170.  
  171. Add coolant for the inverter.
  172.  
  173. Add and inspect HV transaxle fluid.
  174.  
  175. Check the vehicle for leaks.
  176.  
  177. Check for correct shift lever position.
  178.  
  179. Adjust the front wheel alignment.
  180.  
  181. Check the ignition timing and idle speed.
  182.  
  183. Check the emissions CO/HC.
  184.  
  185. Install the right front fender apron.
  186.  
  187. Install the left and right under engine covers.
  188.  
  189. Install the engine cover assembly.
  190.  
  191. Check the ABS sensors for proper operation.
  192.  
  193. Perform initialization procedures.
  194.  

 
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