Five Hundred, Montego 2006-2007
Upper Intake Manifold (Plenum)
Removal & Installation
Relive the fuel system pressure.
Drain the engine coolant.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Negative battery cable
Air cleaner outlet pipe
Transaxle roll restrictor cross brace bolts and cross brace
EVAP purge valve tube
PCV, brake booster and vacuum harness tubes from the manifold
Fuel tube retainer
EGR connector and vacuum tube
Throttle body and PCV coolant hoses
Throttle body electrical connector
Upper-to-lower intake manifold attaching screws
Fig. Upper intake manifold
Fig. Upper intake manifold tightening sequence
Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure, using the following torque specifications.
Intake manifold bolts and tighten all bolts in steps in sequence to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
Transaxle roll restrictor roll brace and tighten the bolts as shown
Fig. Transaxle roll restrictor brace bolt tightening
Fill and bleed the engine cooling system.
Connect the negative battery cable.
Start the engine and check for leaks.