ION 2006-2007

Camshaft (Cylinder Head) Cover

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Removal & Installation



2.0L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the ignition coils.
  6.  
  7. Remove the ground strap and stud.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) hose from the cam cover.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the fuel feed pipe from the fuel rail.
  12.  
  13. Remove the camshaft cover bolts.
  14.  
  15. Remove the camshaft cover.
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  17. Install the camshaft cover and bolts and tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  18.  
  19. Install the ground strap to the camshaft cover and tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  20.  
  21. Install the ignition coils .
  22.  
  23. Connect the fuel feed pipe to the fuel rail.
  24.  
  25. Install the fuel pipe bracket and tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  26.  
  27. Connect the PCV hose to the cam cover
  28.  
  29. Connect the negative battery cable.
  30.  

2.2L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Accelerator cable from the throttle body and bracket
     
    Accelerator bracket bolts and the bracket
     
    Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) hose
     
    Fuel line bracket
     
    Ignition Coil Module (ICM) connector
     
    ICM screws and the ICM
     
    Ignition coil housing bolts and the housing
     
    Ground strap stud from the camshaft cover
     
    Ground strap
     
    Camshaft cover bolts
     
    Camshaft cover
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Camshaft cover
     
    Camshaft cover bolts and tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
     
    Ground strap
     
    Ground strap stud to the camshaft cover and tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
     
    Ignition coil housing and tighten the bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
     
    ICM and tighten the screws to 13 inch lbs. (1.5 Nm)
     
    ICM connector
     
    Fuel line bracket
     
    PCV hose
     
    Accelerator bracket and tighten the bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
     
    Accelerator cable to the throttle body and bracket
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

2.4L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the intake manifold cover.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) hose from the cam cover.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the intake and exhaust camshaft position actuator solenoid valve electrical connectors.
  10.  
  11. Remove the ignition coils.
  12.  
  13. Remove the engine harness clips (1) from the cover.
  14.  
  15. Disconnect the fuel feed pipe from the fuel rail.
  16.  
  17. Remove the camshaft cover bolts.
  18.  
  19. Remove the camshaft cover.
  20.  
  21. Install the camshaft cover and bolts and tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  22.  
  23. Install the ignition coils .
  24.  
  25. Connect the intake and exhaust camshaft position actuator solenoid valve electrical connectors.
  26.  
  27. Connect the fuel feed pipe to the fuel rail.
  28.  
  29. Install the fuel pipe bracket and tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  30.  
  31. Connect the PCV hose to the cam cover
  32.  
  33. Connect the negative battery cable.
  34.  

 
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