GM Celebrity/Century/Ciera/6000 1982-1996 Repair Guide

Tailpipe

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REMOVAL and INSTALLATION

  1. Before removing any component of the exhaust system, always squirt a liquid rust dissolving agent onto the fasteners for ease of removal.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle on jackstands.
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  5. Remove the hanger clamps from the tail pipe.
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  7. Remove the tailpipe-to-muffler clamp.
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  9. Disengage the tailpipe from the muffler and remove the tailpipe.
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  11. Inspect the tailpipe hangers and replace, if necessary.
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To install:
  1. Assemble the system. Check the clearances, then tighten all of the attachments.
  2.  
  3. All clamps should be tightened to about 18-25 ft. lbs. (24-34 Nm). Do overtighten the clamps. If pipes become dented they can leak.
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See Figures 1 through 17



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Fig. Fig. 1: Exhaust system for the 1993-96 2.2L and 3.1L excluding the wagon



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Fig. Fig. 2: Exhaust system for the 1993-96 3.1L wagon



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Fig. Fig. 3: Exhaust system for the 1982-85 2.5L excluding the wagon



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Fig. Fig. 4: Exhaust system for the 1986-93 2.5L excluding the wagon



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Fig. Fig. 5: Exhaust system for the 1982-85 2.5L wagon



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Fig. Fig. 6: Exhaust system for the 1986-93 2.5L wagon



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Fig. Fig. 7: Exhaust system for the V6 1982-86 excluding the wagon



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Fig. Fig. 8: Exhaust system for the V6 1982-86 wagon



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Fig. Fig. 9: Exhaust system for the V6 1986-92 excluding the wagon



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Fig. Fig. 10: Exhaust system for the V6 1986-92 wagon



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Fig. Fig. 11: Exhaust system for the diesel excluding the wagon



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Fig. Fig. 12: Exhaust system for the diesel wagon



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Fig. Fig. 13: Exhaust system for the V6 1982-86 wagon



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Fig. Fig. 14: Exhaust system for the V6 1986-92 excluding the wagon



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Fig. Fig. 15: Exhaust system for the V6 1986-92 wagon



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Fig. Fig. 16: Exhaust system for the diesel excluding the wagon



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Fig. Fig. 17: Exhaust system for the diesel wagon

 
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