Nissan Titan 2004-06

Cylinder Head

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Removal & Installation





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Fig. Cylinder heads and gaskets

  1. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Engine assembly
     
    Belt tensioner
     
    Idler pulley
     
    Thermostat housing and hose
     
    Oil pan and strainer
     
    Fuel tube and injector assembly
     
    Intake manifold
     
    Ignition coil
     
    Rocker cover
     
    Crankshaft pulley
     
    Front engine cover
     
    Oil pump
     
    Timing chain
     
    Camshaft sprockets
     
    Camshafts
     
    Cylinder head, removing bolts in reverse order shown in figure
     

  2.  
  3. Install the cylinder head with a new gasket. Tighten the bolts in sequence as follows:
    1. Step 1: 72 ft. lbs. (98 Nm)
    2.  
    3. Step 2: Loosen all bolts completely
    4.  
    5. Step 3: 33 ft. lbs. (44 Nm)
    6.  
    7. Step 4: Plus 60 degrees
    8.  
    9. Step 5: Plus 60 degrees
    10.  

  4.  
  5. Install or connect the following:

    Camshaft
     
    Camshaft sprockets
     
    Timing chain
     
    Oil pump
     
    Front engine cover
     
    Crankshaft pulley
     
    Rocker cover
     
    Ignition coil
     
    Intake manifold
     
    Fuel tube and injector assembly
     
    Oil pain and strainer
     
    Thermostat housing and hose
     
    Idler pulley
     
    Belt tensioner
     
    Engine assembly
     

  6.  
  7. Start the engine and check for leaks
  8.  


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    Fig. Cylinder head torque sequence




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Fig. Cylinder heads and gaskets

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

    Engine assembly
     
    Belt tensioner
     
    Idler pulley
     
    Thermostat housing and hose
     
    Oil pan and strainer
     
    Fuel tube and injector assembly
     
    Intake manifold
     
    Ignition coil
     
    Rocker cover
     
    Crankshaft pulley
     
    Front engine cover
     
    Oil pump
     
    Timing chain
     
    Camshaft sprockets
     
    Camshafts
     
    Cylinder head, removing bolts in reverse order shown in figure

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Cylinder head torque sequence

     

  4.  
  5. Install the cylinder head with a new gasket. Tighten the bolts in sequence as follows:
    1. Step 1: 72 ft. lbs. (98 Nm)
    2.  
    3. Step 2: Loosen all bolts completely
    4.  
    5. Step 3: 33 ft. lbs. (44 Nm)
    6.  
    7. Step 4: Plus 60 degrees
    8.  
    9. Step 5: Plus 60 degrees
    10.  

  6.  
  7. Install or connect the following:

    Camshaft
     
    Camshaft sprockets
     
    Timing chain
     
    Oil pump
     
    Front engine cover
     
    Crankshaft pulley
     
    Rocker cover
     
    Ignition coil
     
    Intake manifold
     
    Fuel tube and injector assembly
     
    Oil pain and strainer
     
    Thermostat housing and hose
     
    Idler pulley
     
    Belt tensioner
     
    Engine assembly
     

  8.  
  9. Start the engine and check for leaks
  10.  

 
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