GM Firebird 1982-1992 Repair Guide

Intercooler

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the air inlet and outlet tubes.
  4.  
  5. Remove the bolts retaining the duct to the sides and top of the intercooler.
  6.  
  7. Raise and properly support the vehicle.
  8.  
  9. Remove the bolts retaining the duct to the bottom of the intercooler.
  10.  
  11. Remove the bolts retaining the intercooler to the mounting brackets.
  12.  
  13. Remove the brackets.
  14.  
  15. Lower the vehicle.
  16.  
  17. Remove the intercooler.
  18.  

To install:
  1. Install the intercooler.
  2.  
  3. Raise and properly support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Install the brackets.
  6.  
  7. Install the bolts retaining the intercooler to the brackets.
  8.  
  9. Install the bolts retaining the duct to the intercooler.
  10.  
  11. Lower the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Install the air inlet and outlet tubes.
  14.  
  15. Connect the negative battery cable.
  16.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Intercooler and turbocharger assembly on 3.8L turbo engine

 
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