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    Ford Probe 1989-1992 Repair Guide

    Flex Pipe

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    REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



    3.0L Engine
    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
    2.  
    3. Remove the 2 flex pipe-to-converter nuts. Remove and discard the gasket.
    4.  
    5. Remove the 2 exhaust pipe-to-flex pipe nuts.
    6.  
    7. Pry the rubber hangers from their mounting hooks and remove the flex pipe. Remove and discard the gasket.
    8.  

    To install:

    1. Install a new gasket between the exhaust pipe and flex pipe. Position the flex pipe and attach the rubber hangers.
    2.  
    3. Grease the nuts and install the 2 exhaust pipe-to-flex pipe nuts.
    4.  
    5. Install a new gasket between the flex pipe and the converter. Grease the nuts and install the 2 flex pipe-to-converter nuts.
    6.  
    7. Connect the negative battery cable. Start the engine and check for exhaust leaks. Shut off the engine and lower the vehicle.
    8.  

     
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