Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
- Drain the cooling system.
- Relieve the fuel system pressure.
- Recover the A/C refrigerant, if equipped.
Remove the or disconnect the following:
NOTEWhen removing the engine mounts, do not loosen the 4 mount cover nuts. The mount is fluid filled and will not function if the fluid leaks out.
Negative battery cable
Install or connect the following:
Engine. Tighten the engine mount nuts to 43 - 58 ft. lbs. (59 - 78 Nm).
- Fill the cooling system.
- Recharge the A/C system, if equipped.
Start the engine and check for leaks.
- Release fuel pressure.
- Remove the engine hood and front RH and LH wheels.
- Remove the engine undercover and suspension member stay.
- Drain coolant from radiator.
Remove the following parts.
- Air duct with air cleaner case.
- Disconnect vacuum hoses, fuel hoses, heater hoses, EVAP canister hoses, harnesses, connectors and so on.
- Remove the air conditioner compressor from bracket, then put it aside holding with a suitable wire.
- Remove the power steering oil pump and reservoir tank with bracket, then put it aside holding with a suitable wire.
- Remove the alternator.
- Remove the exhaust front tube heat insulators, then remove rear heated oxygen sensors.
- Remove exhaust front and rear tubes.
- Remove the transmission.
- Remove the TWC (manifold) heat insulators, then remove TWC (manifold).
- Install engine slingers.
- Hoist engine with engine slingers and remove front engine mounting nuts.
- Remove the engine from vehicle.
Installation is in the reverse order of removal. Observe the following torques:
Front engine mount-to-bracket: 43 - 58 ft. lbs.Front mount-to-frame: 32 - 41 ft. lbs.Front bracket-to-block: 32 - 41 ft. lbs.Rear engine mount-to-bracket: all exc. 2WD with AT: 58 - 77 ft. lbs.; 4WD with AT: 32 - 40 ft. lbs.Crossmember-to-frame: 58 - 77 ft. lbs.