Honda Civic/Del Sol 1996-2000

Exhaust Manifold

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Late model exhaust manifold



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Fig. Early model exhaust manifold

The radio may contain a coded theft protection circuit. Always obtain the code number before disconnecting the battery. If the vehicle is equipped with 4WS, the steering control unit is shut down when the battery is disconnected. After connecting the battery, turn the steering wheel lock-to-lock to reset the steering control unit.


CAUTION
The exhaust system should be serviced with the engine cold.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Raise and support the front of the vehicle and block the rear wheels.
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  5. Unbolt the front exhaust pipe from the exhaust manifold/catalytic converter. Unbolt the exhaust manifold support brackets if their bolts are accessible from this angle. The splash shield may be removed for better access.
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Fig. Exhaust manifold components-1.6L engines

  1. Lower the vehicle.
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Remove any rust or dirt from the exhaust manifold before removal. This will prevent dirt from entering the exhaust pipes.

  1. Unbolt and remove the manifold heat shield.
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  3. Disconnect