Honda_Odyssey_2001-2006

Exhaust System

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Warm-Up Catalytic Converter



Removal & Installation
Front

NOTE
The J35A6 and J35A7 engines don-t have conventional exhaust manifolds. Instead, warm-up converters are attached directly to the heads.

  1. Remove the radiator.
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  3. Remove the condenser fan assemblies.
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  5. Disconnect the exhaust pipe.
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  7. Disconnect the air/fuel ratio sensor.
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  9. Remove the converter mounting nuts and carefully remove the converter.

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    Fig. Front warm-up catalytic converter-J35A6 and J35A7 engines

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  11. Installation is the reverse of removal. Torque the nuts in a criss-cross pattern, in 2 equal steps, to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm). Torque the exhaust pipe nuts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
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Rear

NOTE
The J35A6 and J35A7 engines don-t have conventional exhaust manifolds. Instead, warm-up converters are attached directly to the heads.

  1. Disconnect the exhaust pipe.
  2.  
  3. Remove the power steering heat baffle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the intermediate shaft shield.
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  7. Disconnect the rear air/fuel ratio sensor and the HO 2 sensor.
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  9. Remove the converter bracket.
  10.  
  11. Remove the converter mounting nuts and carefully remove the converter.

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    Fig. Rear warm-up catalytic converter and related parts-J35A6 and J35A7 engines

  12.  
  13. Installation is the reverse of removal. Torque the nuts in a criss-cross pattern, in 2 equal steps, to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm). Torque the exhaust pipe nuts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
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