Chevrolet Nova/ChevyII 1962-1979

Engine

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Unless otherwise stated, the following operations cover the four-cylinder, six-cylinder and V8 engines.

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 When removing nuts, bolts and other parts, place them in a tray or other container

  1. Raise car and place it on jackstands.
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  3. Drain the cooling system, transmission, and crankcase. Carefully lower the vehicle.
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  5. Scribe alignment marks on the underside of the hood and around the hood hinges, then remove the hood from the hinges.
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  7. Disconnect the coolant and heater hoses at the engine attachment.
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  9. Disconnect the battery cables from the battery.
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  11. Remove the radiator and shroud assembly. Remove the fan and pulley.
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  13. Remove the air cleaner.
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  15. Disconnect the coil, starter, and Delcotron wires, engine-to-body ground strap, oil pressure and engine temperature sender wires, and the CEC wire.
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  17. Disconnect the gas tank line from the fuel pump.
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  19. Disconnect the accelerator control linkage from the firewall.
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  21. Disconnect the hand choke linkage (four-cylinder) and the power brake vacuum line.
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  23. Disconnect the exhaust pipe from the manifold. On V8 engines, disconnect the crossover pipe.
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  25. Disconnect the clutch shaft bracket at the frame and disconnect the clutch linkage. On automatic transmission models, remove the transmission oil filler tube and plug the opening.
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  27. Attach an engine lifting tool. Attach it to a hoist and secure the engine.
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  29. Remove the driveshaft.
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  31. Remove the set aside the power steering pump and air conditioning compressor. Do not disconnect the hoses.
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  33. Remove the engine rear mounting bolts.
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  35. Disconnect the speedometer cable, transmission control rod linkage lower ends, TCS switch, and transmission oil cooler lines.
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