Neon, 2000 - 2005

Removal & Installation (6 of 22)

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2.0L Engines



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

    Negative battery cable
     
    Wiring harness heat shield-to-exhaust manifold support bracket bolt, if equipped
     
    Wiring harness heat shield-to-exhaust manifold, if equipped
     
    Exhaust manifold support bracket bolt and bracket, if equipped
     
    Exhaust flex joint-to-manifold flange fasteners. Move the exhaust system rearward to clear the flange studs
     
    Make up air hose
     
    Speed control vacuum reservoir, if equipped
     
    Oxygen (O 2 S) sensor connector and harness clip
     
    Upper heat shield
     
    Exhaust manifold bolts
     
    Exhaust manifold and discard gasket
     

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To install:

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Fig. Exhaust manifold tightening sequence

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Exhaust manifold with a new gasket and torque the bolts, in sequence, to 16 ft. lbs. (23 Nm)
     
    Upper heat shield, if ULEV equipped and torque bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (23 Nm)
     
    Upper and lower heat shields and torque the bolts to 95 inch lbs. (11 Nm)
     
    O 2 S sensor connector and harness clip
     
    Cylinder head cover, if ULEV equipped
     
    Speed control vacuum reservoir, if equipped
     
    Make up air hose
     
    Exhaust manifold support bracket bolt, if LEV equipped. Torque the M10 bolt to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm), M12 bolt to 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm) and the nut to 21 ft. lbs. (28 Nm).
     
    Cylinder head-to-exhaust manifold support bracket bolt, if equipped. Torque the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
     
    Wiring harness heat shield-to-exhaust manifold, if equipped
     
    Wiring harness heat shield-to-exhaust manifold support bracket bolt, if equipped
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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2.4L Engines



On 2.4L turbocharged engines, the exhaust manifold is serviced as an assembly with the turbocharger. Refer to Turbocharger the removal and installation procedure.

 
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