Mitsubishi Montero, Sport 1998-06

Valve Covers

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Removal & Installation



2.4L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Breather hose
     
    Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) hose
     
    Valve cover
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Valve cover Torque the bolts to 30 inch lbs. (3.4 Nm).
     
    PCV hose
     
    Breather hose
     

  2.  

3.0L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    CAUTION
    Work must be started after 90 seconds from the time the ignition switch is turned to the LOCK position and the negative battery cable is disconnected.



    Negative battery cable
     



    Valve cover
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Valve cover and new gasket. Torque the bolt to 2-3 ft. lbs. (3-4 Nm).
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Start the engine and check for leaks and proper operation.
  4.  

3.5L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Valve cover and the semi-circular packing.
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Valve cover and the semi-circular packing. Torque the bolts to 2.5 ft. lbs. (3.5 Nm).
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Run vehicle and check for leaks.
  4.  

3.8L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Oil filler cap
     
    Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve and gasket
     
    Valve cover, gasket and oil seal(s)
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Valve cover oil seals and gasket
     
    Valve cover. Torque the bolts to 27-35 inch lbs.
     
    Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve and gasket
     
    Oil filler cap
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Start the engine and check for leaks. Correct as required.
  4.  

 
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