Catera 2000-2001

Intake Manifold

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:
    WARNING
    Cover the open ports to the intake manifold spacer. Severe damage may occur if foreign material enters the engine.



    Intake plenum
     
    Fuel supply/return lines from the fuel rail by loosening the fittings
     
    Fuel injector electrical harness connector
     
    Fuel pressure regulator vacuum line
     
    Intake manifold bolts
     



    Intake manifold

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    Fig. Intake manifold mounting bolt locations

     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:
    NOTE
    The fuel injector connectors are numbered. Be sure to attach the correct connector to the proper fuel injector.



    Intake manifold with new gaskets. Torque the bolts to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
     
    Fuel pressure regulator vacuum line
     



    Fuel injector electrical harness connectors
     
    Fuel supply/return hoses. Torque the fittings to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
     
    Intake plenum
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  3. Start the vehicle and inspect for leaks.
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