Mercedes Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1974-1984 Repair Guide

Intake Manifold

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION V8 Engine



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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the intake manifold assemblyV8 engines

  1. Partially drain the coolant.
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  3. Remove the air cleaner.
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  5. Disconnect the regulating linkage and remove the longitudinal regulating shaft.
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  7. Pull off all cable plug connections.
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  9. Disconnect and plug the fuel lines on the pressure regulator and starting valve.
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  11. Unscrew the nuts on the injection valves and set the injection valves aside.
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  13. Remove the 16 attaching bolts from the intake manifold.
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  15. Loosen the hose clip on the thermostat housing hose and disconnect the hose.
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  17. Remove the intake manifold. If a portion of the manifold must be replaced, disassemble the intake manifold. Replace the rubber connections during reassembly.
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  19. Intake manifold installation is the reverse of removal. Replace all seals and gaskets. Adjust the linkage and idle speed.
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