Chrysler Colt/Vista 1990-1993 Repair Information

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1990-93 Colt w/1.5L Engine

See Figures 1 through 5

The factory recommends that the engine and transaxle be removed as a unit.

  1. Disconnect the battery cables, negative cable first. Remove the battery and the tray.
  2.  
  3. Remove the air cleaner assembly. Disconnect the purge control valve. Remove the purge control valve mounting bracket. Remove the windshield washer reservoir, radiator tank and carbon canister.
  4.  
  5. Drain the coolant from the radiator. Remove the radiator assembly with the electric cooling fan attached. Be sure to disconnect the fan wiring harness and the transaxle cooler lines, if equipped.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the following cables, hoses and wires from the engine and transaxle: clutch, accelerator, speedometer, heater hose, fuel lines, PCV vacuum line, high altitude compensator vacuum hose (California vehicles), bowl vent valve purge hose (U.S.A. vehicles), inhibitor switch (automatic transaxle), control cable (automatic transaxle), starter, engine ground cable, alternator, water temperature gauge, ignition coil, temperature sensor, back-up light (manual transaxle), oil pressure wires and the ISC cable.
  8.  

Release fuel system pressure before disconnecting any fuel lines.

  1. Remove the ignition coil. Be sure all wires and hoses are disconnected.
  2.  
  3. Raise the vehicle and support safely. Remove the splash shield, if equipped.
  4.  
  5. Drain the lubricant out of the transaxle.
  6.  
  7. Remove the right and left halfshafts from the transaxle and support them with wire. Plug the transaxle case holes so dirt cannot enter.
  8.  

The halfshaft retainer ring should be replaced whenever the shaft is removed.

  1. Disconnect the assist rod and the control rod from the transaxle. If the vehicle is equipped with a range selector, disconnect the selector cable.
  2.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Engine mounting bracket - 1.5L engine



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Fig. Fig. 2: Engine mounting bracket stopper installation - 1.5L engine

  1. Remove the mounting bolts from the front and rear roll control rods.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the exhaust pipe from the engine and secure it with wire.
  4.  
  5. Loosen the engine and transaxle mounting bracket nuts. On turbocharged engines, disconnect the oil cooler tube.
  6.  
  7. Lower the vehicle.
  8.  



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Fig. Fig. 3: Engine roll stoppers and center member - 1.5L engine

  1. Attach a lifting device to the engine. Apply slight lifting pressure to the engine. Remove the engine and transaxle mounting nuts and bolts.
  2.  
  3. Make sure the rear roll control rod is disconnected. Lift the engine and transaxle from the vehicle.
  4.  



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Fig. Fig. 4: Engine front roll stopper bracket installation - 1.5L engine



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Fig. Fig. 5: Engine front roll stopper bracket height adjustment - 1.5L engine

Make sure the transaxle does not hit the battery bracket when the engine and transaxle are lifted.

To install:
  1. Lower the engine and transaxle carefully into position and loosely install the mounting bolts.
  2.  
  3. Temporarily tighten the front and rear roll control rod mounting bolts.
  4.  
  5. Lower the full weight of the engine and transaxle onto the mounts, torque the nuts and bolts to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Loosen and retighten the roll control rods.
  8.  
  9. Complete the rest of the installation in the reverse order of the removal procedures.
  10.  
  11. Make sure all cables, hoses and wires are connected.
  12.  
  13. Fill the radiator with coolant, the transaxle with lubricant.
  14.  
  15. Adjust the clutch cable and accelerator cable. Adjust the transaxle control rod.
  16.  
  17. Connect the negative battery cable. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  18.  

1990 Colt w/1.6L Engine

See Figures 6 through 10

  1. Disconnect the battery cables, negative cable first. Remove the battery.
  2.  
  3. Raise the vehicle and support it safely. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Drain the cooling system and the engine oil.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the exhaust pipe from the turbocharger after removing the heat shields.
  8.  
  9. Remove the radiator. Remove the transaxle.
  10.  
  11. Remove the air cleaner. Disconnect the accelerator cable, the vacuum hose from the brake booster and all vacuum hoses. Label the hoses for correct installation.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the high pressure fuel line and the fuel return hose. Remove their respective mounting O-rings.
  14.  
  15. Disconnect the heater hoses, the oxygen sensor, the coolant temperature sensor and the connection for the engine coolant temperature gauge unit.
  16.  
  17. Disconnect the engine coolant switch for the air conditioner. Disconnect the fuel injector wiring connection, the ignition coil, the power transistor, vacuum lines and the ISC motor.
  18.  
  19. On California vehicles, disconnect the EGR temperature sensor.
  20.  



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Fig. Fig. 6: Engine mounting bracket - 1.6L engine



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Fig. Fig. 7: Engine mounting bracket stopper installation - 1.6L engine

  1. Disconnect the detonation sensor, the throttle position sensor, the crankshaft angle sensor and the control wiring harness connectors.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the oil pressure switch for the power steering. Disconnect the alternator wiring. Remove the wiring harness mounting clamps. Disconnect the engine oil pressure switch.
  4.  
  5. Remove the air conditioning compressor, with lines attached and safely wire the assembly out of the way.
  6.  
  7. Remove the power steering pump, with hoses attached and safely wire it out of the way.
  8.  



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Fig. Fig. 8: Engine roll stoppers and center member - 1.6L engine



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Fig. Fig. 9: Engine front roll stopper bracket installation - 1.6L engine



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Fig. Fig. 10: Engine front roll stopper bracket height adjustment - 1.6L engine

  1. Connect a chain hoist to the engine with a suitable lifting bracket. Take up slack on the engine. Check to be sure all cables, hoses, harness connectors and vacuum hoses have been disconnected.
  2.  
  3. Remove the engine mounting bracket. Disconnect the front engine roll stopper and the rear roll stopper. Carefully raise and remove the engine assembly.
  4.  

To install:
  1. Installation is the reverse order of the removal procedure.
  2.  
  3. Make sure all cables, vacuum lines, hose and wire connectors are installed or attached.
  4.  
  5. Fill the radiator with the proper coolant mix. Fill the engine with the proper oil.
  6.  
  7. Adjust the clutch and accelerator cables.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  10.  
  11. Torque the lower engine mounts to 22-29 ft. lbs. (30-40 Nm), transaxle mount to 29-36 ft. lbs. (40-50 Nm), cylinder head mount to 43-58 ft. lbs. (60-80 Nm) and the exhaust pipe nuts to 14-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm).
  12.  

1990 Colt Wagon w/1.5L Engine

See Figures 11 through 15

  1. Disconnect the battery cables, negative battery cable first. Remove the battery, battery tray and bracket.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the engine oil pressure switch and power steering pump connectors.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the alternator harness.
  6.  
  7. Remove the air cleaner.
  8.  
  9. Remove the high tension cable from the distributor.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the engine ground wire at the firewall.
  12.  
  13. Remove the windshield washer bottle.
  14.  
  15. Disconnect the brake booster vacuum hose.
  16.  
  17. Disconnect and tag all other vacuum lines connected to the engine.
  18.  
  19. Drain the coolant.
  20.  
  21. Remove the coolant reservoir tank.
  22.  
  23. Remove the radiator.
  24.  
  25. Disconnect the heater hoses at the engine.
  26.  
  27. Disconnect the accelerator cable.
  28.  
  29. Disconnect the speed control cable.
  30.  
  31. Disconnect the speedometer cable at the transaxle.
  32.  
  33. If equipped with air conditioning, the system must be evacuated.
  34.  
  35. Disconnect the hose at the air conditioning compressor and cap all openings immediately.
  36.  
  37. Disconnect the hoses at the power steering pump.
  38.  
  39. Disconnect the fuel lines.
  40.  
  41. Disconnect the shift control cables at the transaxle.
  42.  
  43. Raise the vehicle and support it safely.
  44.  
  45. Remove the lower cover and skid plate.
  46.  
  47. Drain the transaxle and transfer case.
  48.  
  49. Disconnect the exhaust pipe from the manifold.
  50.  
  51. Remove the clutch slave cylinder.
  52.  



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Fig. Fig. 11: Left engine mounts and transaxle mounting brackets - 1990 Colt Wagon w/1.5L engine



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Fig. Fig. 12: Front roll stopper, rear roll stopper and center member - 1990 Colt Wagon w/1.5L engine



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Fig. Fig. 13: Roll rod installation - 1990 Colt Wagon w.1.5L engine

  1. Disconnect the halfshafts at the transaxle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the transfer case extension stopper bracket.
  4.  

The 2 top stopper bracket bolts are easier to get at from the engine compartment, using a T-type box wrench.



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Fig. Fig. 14: Roll rod bushing installation - 1990 Colt Wagon w.1.5L engine



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Fig. Fig. 15: Roll stopper installation - 1990 Colt Wagon w.1.5L engine

  1. Lower the vehicle to the ground.
  2.  
  3. Remove the nuts only, from the engine mount-to-body bracket.
  4.  
  5. Remove the range select control valves from the transaxle insulator bracket.
  6.  
  7. Remove the nut only, from the transaxle mounting insulator.
  8.  
  9. Remove the front roll insulator nut.
  10.  
  11. Remove the rear insulator-to-engine nut.
  12.  
  13. Remove the grille and valance panel.
  14.  
  15. Remove the air conditioning condenser.
  16.  
  17. Take up the weight of the engine with a lifting device attached to the lifting eyes.
  18.  
  19. Remove all the mounting bolts.
  20.  
  21. Double check that all wiring, hoses and cables are disconnected from the engine, transaxle and transfer case have been disconnected. Move the assembly forward slightly, to a point at which it will clear the floor pan and lift the whole assembly clear of the vehicle.
  22.  

To install:
  1. Secure the engine to a suitable lifting device.
  2.  
  3. Carefully lower the engine and transaxle into position and loosely install the mounting bolts.
  4.  
  5. Temporarily tighten the front and rear roll control rod mounting bolts.
  6.  
  7. Lower the full weight of the engine and transaxle onto the mounts, tighten the nuts and bolts.
  8.  
  9. Loosen and retighten the roll control rods.
  10.  
  11. Complete the rest of the installation in the reverse order of the removal procedures.
  12.  
  13. Make sure all cables, hoses and wires are connected.
  14.  
  15. Fill the radiator with coolant, the transaxle with lubricant.
  16.  
  17. Adjust the clutch cable and accelerator cable. Adjust the transaxle control rod.
  18.  
  19. Observe the following torques:
  20.  



Transaxle stopper-58 ft. lbs. (79 Nm).
 
Engine-to-body bracket bolts-47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm).
 
Rear insulator-29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).
 
Transaxle mount nuts-58 ft. lbs. (79 Nm).
 
Heat shield-7 ft. lbs. (9.5 Nm).
 
Front roll bracket nuts-36 ft. lbs. (49 Nm).
 

  1. Connect the negative battery cable. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  2.  

1990 Colt Wagon w/1.8L Engine

See Figures 16, 17 and 18

  1. Disconnect the battery cables, negative battery cable first. Remove the battery, battery tray and bracket.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the engine oil pressure switch and power steering pump connectors.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the alternator harness.
  6.  
  7. Remove the air cleaner.
  8.  
  9. Remove the high tension cable from the distributor.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the engine ground wire at the firewall.
  12.  
  13. Remove the windshield washer bottle.
  14.  
  15. Disconnect the brake booster vacuum hose.
  16.  
  17. Disconnect and tag all other vacuum lines connected to the engine.
  18.  
  19. Drain the coolant.
  20.  
  21. Remove the coolant reservoir tank.
  22.  
  23. Remove the radiator.
  24.  
  25. Disconnect the heater hoses at the engine.
  26.  
  27. Disconnect the accelerator cable.
  28.  
  29. Disconnect the speed control cable.
  30.  
  31. Disconnect the speedometer cable at the transaxle.
  32.  
  33. If equipped with air conditioning, the system must be evacuated.
  34.  
  35. Disconnect the hose at the air conditioning compressor and cap all openings immediately.
  36.  
  37. Disconnect the hoses at the power steering pump.
  38.  
  39. Disconnect the fuel lines.
  40.  
  41. Disconnect the shift control cables at the transaxle.
  42.  
  43. Raise the vehicle and support it safely.
  44.  
  45. Remove the lower cover and skid plate.
  46.  
  47. Drain the transaxle and transfer case.
  48.  
  49. Disconnect the exhaust pipe from the manifold.
  50.  
  51. Remove the clutch slave cylinder.
  52.  
  53. Disconnect the halfshafts at the transaxle.
  54.  
  55. Remove the transfer case extension stopper bracket.
  56.  

The 2 top stopper bracket bolts are easier to get at from the engine compartment, using a T-type box wrench.

  1. Lower the vehicle to the ground.
  2.  



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Fig. Fig. 16: Left engine mounts and transaxle mounting brackets - 1990 Colt Wagon w/1.8L engine



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Fig. Fig. 17: Front roll stopper, rear roll stopper and center member - 1990 Colt Wagon w/1.8L engine



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Fig. Fig. 18: Roll rod installation - 1990 Colt Wagon w.1.8L engine

  1. Remove the nuts only, from the engine mount-to-body bracket.
  2.  
  3. Remove the range select control valves from the transaxle insulator bracket.
  4.  
  5. Remove the nut only, from the transaxle mounting insulator.
  6.  
  7. Remove the front roll insulator nut.
  8.  
  9. Remove the rear insulator-to-engine nut.
  10.  
  11. Remove the grille and valance panel.
  12.  
  13. Remove the air conditioning condenser.
  14.  
  15. Take up the weight of the engine with a lifting device attached to the lifting eyes.
  16.  
  17. Remove all the mounting bolts.
  18.  
  19. Double check that all wiring, hoses and cables are disconnected from the engine, transaxle and transfer case have been disconnected. Move the assembly forward slightly, to a point at which it will clear the floor pan and lift the whole assembly clear of the vehicle.
  20.  

To install:
  1. Secure the engine to a suitable lifting device.
  2.  
  3. Carefully lower the engine and transaxle into position and loosely install the mounting bolts.
  4.  
  5. Temporarily tighten the front and rear roll control rod mounting bolts.
  6.  
  7. Lower the full weight of the engine and transaxle onto the mounts, tighten the nuts and bolts.
  8.  
  9. Loosen and retighten the roll control rods.
  10.  
  11. Complete the rest of the installation in the reverse order of the removal procedures.
  12.  
  13. Make sure all cables, hoses and wires are connected.
  14.  
  15. Fill the radiator with coolant, the transaxle with lubricant.
  16.  
  17. Adjust the clutch cable and accelerator cable. Adjust the transaxle control rod.
  18.  
  19. Observe the following torques:
  20.  



Transaxle stopper-58 ft. lbs. (79 Nm).
 
Engine-to-body bracket bolts-47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm).
 
Rear insulator-29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).
 
Transaxle mount nuts-58 ft. lbs. (79 Nm).
 
Heat shield-7 ft. lbs. (9.5 Nm).
 
Front roll bracket nuts-36 ft. lbs. (49 Nm).
 

  1. Connect the negative battery cable. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  2.  

1990-91 Vista w/2.0L

See Figure 19

  1. Disconnect the battery cables, negative battery cable first. Remove the battery, battery tray and bracket.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the engine oil pressure switch and power steering pump connectors.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the alternator harness.
  6.  
  7. Remove the air cleaner.
  8.  
  9. Remove the high tension cable from the distributor.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the engine ground wire at the firewall.
  12.  
  13. Remove the windshield washer bottle.
  14.  
  15. Disconnect the brake booster vacuum hose.
  16.  
  17. Disconnect and tag all other vacuum lines connected to the engine.
  18.  
  19. Drain the coolant.
  20.  
  21. Remove the coolant reservoir tank.
  22.  
  23. Remove the radiator.
  24.  
  25. Disconnect the heater hoses at the engine.
  26.  
  27. Disconnect the accelerator cable.
  28.  
  29. Disconnect the speed control cable.
  30.  
  31. Disconnect the speedometer cable at the transaxle.
  32.  
  33. If equipped with air conditioning, the system must be evacuated.
  34.  
  35. Disconnect the hose at the air conditioning compressor and cap all openings immediately.
  36.  
  37. Disconnect the hoses at the power steering pump.
  38.  
  39. Disconnect the fuel lines.
  40.  
  41. Disconnect the shift control cables at the transaxle.
  42.  
  43. Raise the vehicle and support it safely.
  44.  
  45. Remove the lower cover and skid plate.
  46.  
  47. Drain the transaxle and transfer case.
  48.  
  49. Disconnect the exhaust pipe from the manifold.
  50.  
  51. Remove the clutch slave cylinder.
  52.  



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Fig. Fig. 19: 4-wheel drive 1990-91 Vista engine mounting

  1. Disconnect the halfshafts at the transaxle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the transfer case extension stopper bracket.
  4.  

The 2 top stopper bracket bolts are easier to get at from the engine compartment, using a T-type box wrench.

  1. Lower the vehicle to the ground.
  2.  
  3. Remove the nuts only, from the engine mount-to-body bracket.
  4.  
  5. Remove the range select control valves from the transaxle insulator bracket.
  6.  
  7. Remove the nut only, from the transaxle mounting insulator.
  8.  
  9. Remove the front roll insulator nut.
  10.  
  11. Remove the rear insulator-to-engine nut.
  12.  
  13. Remove the grille and valance panel.
  14.  
  15. Remove the air conditioning condenser.
  16.  
  17. Take up the weight of the engine with a lifting device attached to the lifting eyes.
  18.  
  19. Remove all the mounting bolts.
  20.  
  21. Double check that all wiring, hoses and cables are disconnected from the engine, transaxle and transfer case have been disconnected. Move the assembly forward slightly, to a point at which it will clear the floor pan and lift the whole assembly clear of the vehicle.
  22.  

To install:
  1. Secure the engine to a suitable lifting device.
  2.  
  3. Carefully lower the engine and transaxle into position and loosely install the mounting bolts.
  4.  
  5. Temporarily tighten the front and rear roll control rod mounting bolts.
  6.  
  7. Lower the full weight of the engine and transaxle onto the mounts, tighten the nuts and bolts.
  8.  
  9. Loosen and retighten the roll control rods.
  10.  
  11. Complete the rest of the installation in the reverse order of the removal procedures.
  12.  
  13. Make sure all cables, hoses and wires are connected.
  14.  
  15. Fill the radiator with coolant, the transaxle with lubricant.
  16.  
  17. Adjust the clutch cable and accelerator cable. Adjust the transaxle control rod.
  18.  
  19. Observe the following torques:
  20.  



Transaxle stopper-58 ft. lbs. (79 Nm).
 
Engine-to-body bracket bolts-47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm).
 
Rear insulator-29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).
 
Transaxle mount nuts-58 ft. lbs. (79 Nm).
 
Heat shield-7 ft. lbs. (9.5 Nm).
 
Front roll bracket nuts-36 ft. lbs. (49 Nm).
 

  1. Connect the negative battery cable. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  2.  

1992-93 Vista w/1.8L or 2.4L

See Figures 20, 21, 22 and 23

  1. Relieve fuel system pressure.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the under cover if equipped.
  4.  
  5. Matchmark the hood and hinges and remove the hood assembly. Remove the air cleaner assembly and all adjoining air intake duct work.
  6.  
  7. Drain the engine coolant and remove the radiator assembly, coolant reservoir and intercooler.
  8.  
  9. Remove the transaxle and transfer case if equipped with 4WD.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect and tag for assembly reference the connections for the accelerator cable, heater hoses, brake vacuum hose, connection for vacuum hoses, high pressure fuel line, fuel return line, oxygen sensor connection, coolant temperature gauge connection, coolant temperature sensor connector, connection for thermo switch sensor, if equipped with automatic transaxle, the connection for the idle speed control, the motor position sensor connector, the throttle position sensor connector, the EGR temperature sensor connection (California vehicles), the fuel injector connectors, the power transistor connector, the ignition coil connector, the condenser and noise filter connector, the distributor and control harness, the connections for the alternator and oil pressure switch wires.
  12.  
  13. Remove the air conditioner drive belt and the air conditioning compressor. Leave the hoses attached. Do not discharge the system. Wire the compressor aside.
  14.  
  15. Remove the power steering pump and wire aside.
  16.  
  17. Remove the exhaust manifold to head pipe nuts. Discard the gasket.
  18.  
  19. Attach a hoist to the engine and take up the engine weight. Remove the engine mount bracket. Remove any torque control brackets (roll stoppers). Note that some engine mount pieces have arrows on them for proper assembly. Double check that all cables, hoses, harness connectors, etc., are disconnected from the engine. Lift the engine slowly from the engine compartment.
  20.  

To install:
  1. Install the engine and secure all control brackets.
  2.  



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Fig. Fig. 20: Engine mount stopper installation - 1992-93 Vista w/1.8L engine



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Fig. Fig. 21: Transaxle mounts - 1992-93 Vista w/1.8L engine

  1. Install the exhaust pipe, power steering pump and air conditioning compressor.
  2.  
  3. Checking the tags installed during removal, reconnect all electrical and vacuum connections.
  4.  
  5. Install the transaxle.
  6.  



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Fig. Fig. 22: Engine roll stopper and center member - 1992-93 Vista w/1.8L engine



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Fig. Fig. 23: Engine roll stopper bracket installation - 1992-93 Vista w/1.8L engine

  1. Install the radiator assembly and intercooler.
  2.  
  3. Install the air cleaner assembly.
  4.  
  5. Fill the engine with the proper amount of engine oil. Connect the negative battery cable.
  6.  
  7. Refill the cooling system. Start the engine, allow it to reach normal operating temperature. Check for leaks.
  8.  
  9. Check the ignition timing and adjust if necessary.
  10.  
  11. Install the hood.
  12.  
  13. Road test the vehicle and check all functions for proper operation.
  14.  

1993 Colt w/1.8L Engine

See Figures 24 through 28

  1. Disconnect the battery cables, negative cable first. Remove the battery and the tray.
  2.  
  3. Remove the air cleaner assembly. Disconnect the purge control valve. Remove the purge control valve mounting bracket. Remove the windshield washer reservoir, radiator tank and carbon canister.
  4.  
  5. Drain the coolant from the radiator. Remove the radiator assembly with the electric cooling fan attached. Be sure to disconnect the fan wiring harness and the transaxle cooler lines, if equipped.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the following cables, hoses and wires from the engine and transaxle: clutch, accelerator, speedometer, heater hose, fuel lines, PCV vacuum line, high altitude compensator vacuum hose (California vehicles), bowl vent valve purge hose (U.S.A. vehicles), inhibitor switch (automatic transaxle), control cable (automatic transaxle), starter, engine ground cable, alternator, water temperature gauge, ignition coil, temperature sensor, back-up light (manual transaxle), oil pressure wires and the ISC cable.
  8.  

Release fuel system pressure before disconnecting any fuel lines.

  1. Remove the ignition coil. Be sure all wires and hoses are disconnected.
  2.  
  3. Raise the vehicle and support safely. Remove the splash shield, if equipped.
  4.  
  5. Drain the lubricant out of the transaxle.
  6.  
  7. Remove the right and left halfshafts from the transaxle and support them with wire. Plug the transaxle case holes so dirt cannot enter.
  8.  

The halfshaft retainer ring should be replaced whenever the shaft is removed.

  1. Disconnect the assist rod and the control rod from the transaxle. If the vehicle is equipped with a range selector, disconnect the selector cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the mounting bolts from the front and rear roll control rods.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the exhaust pipe from the engine and secure it with wire.
  6.  
  7. Loosen the engine and transaxle mounting bracket nuts. On turbocharged engines, disconnect the oil cooler tube.
  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10.  



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Fig. Fig. 24: Engine mounting bracket - 1993 Colt w/1.8L engine



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Fig. Fig. 25: Transaxle mounts - 1993 Colt w/1.8L engine



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Fig. Fig. 26: Engine roll stopper and center member - 1993 Colt w/1.8L engine

  1. Attach a lifting device to the engine. Apply slight lifting pressure to the engine. Remove the engine and transaxle mounting nuts and bolts.
  2.  



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Fig. Fig. 27: Rear roll stopper installation - 1993 Colt w/1.8L engine



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Fig. Fig. 28: Front roll stopper installation - 1993 Colt w/1.8L engine

  1. Make sure the rear roll control rod is disconnected. Lift the engine and transaxle from the vehicle.
  2.  

Make sure the transaxle does not hit the battery bracket when the engine and transaxle are lifted.

To install:
  1. Lower the engine and transaxle carefully into position and loosely install the mounting bolts.
  2.  
  3. Temporarily tighten the front and rear roll control rod mounting bolts.
  4.  
  5. Lower the full weight of the engine and transaxle onto the mounts, torque the nuts and bolts to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Loosen and retighten the roll control rods.
  8.  
  9. Complete the rest of the installation in the reverse order of the removal procedures.
  10.  
  11. Make sure all cables, hoses and wires are connected.
  12.  
  13. Fill the radiator with coolant, the transaxle with lubricant.
  14.  
  15. Adjust the clutch cable and accelerator cable. Adjust the transaxle control rod.
  16.  
  17. Connect the negative battery cable. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  18.  

 
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