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PT Cruiser 2006-2007

Intake Manifold

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Removal & Installation



Lower Manifold

NOTE
The engines in these vehicles are equipped with either an aluminum or plastic manifold.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Drain the coolant system.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    The Negative battery cable
     
    The Inlet Air Temperature (IAT) sensor and make-up hose
     
    The air cleaner
     
    The upper intake manifold
     
    The upper radiator hose and coolant outlet connector
     
    The fuel supply line quick-connect from the fuel rail
     
    The fuel injector wiring harness
     
    The oil dipstick tube from the lower intake manifold
     
    The intake manifold and discard the gaskets and seals
     

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  9. Thoroughly clean the gasket mating surfaces.
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To install:

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Fig. Install new seals on the lower intake manifold-Non-Turbo models



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Fig. Lower intake manifold bolt torque sequence

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New seals on Non-Turbo models
     
    The intake manifold and torque the bolts in sequence to 105 inch lbs. (12 Nm) on Non-Turbo models
     
    New gaskets on turbo models
     
    The intake manifold. If equipped with an aluminum manifold, torque the bolts in sequence to 250 inch lbs. (28 Nm). If equipped with a plastic manifold, torque the bolts in sequence to 150 inch lbs. (12 Nm) on turbo models.
     
    The lower intake manifold support bracket retainers on turbocharged models to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm)
     
    The fuel injector wiring harness
     
    The fuel supply line quick-connect to the fuel tube assembly
     
    The oil dipstick tube to the lower intake manifold
     
    The upper radiator hose
     
    The upper intake manifold
     
    The IAT sensor
     
    The air cleaner assembly
     
    The negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the coolant system.
  4.  
  5. Pressurize the fuel system.
  6.  
  7. Start the vehicle and check for leaks, repair if necessary.
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