Removal & Installation
Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
NOTEThe exhaust manifold on turbocharged models is removed as an assembly with the turbocharger. Do not remove the turbocharger from the manifold. Always replace the turbocharger as a complete assembly.
CAUTIONIf the turbocharger is being replaced due to bearing failure, the oil pressure feed line has to be replaced and the return tube should be cleaned.
- Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
Remove or disconnect the following:
NOTECover the lower intake manifold to avoid dirt and other objects from entering.
The negative battery cable
The turbocharger lower heat shield
- Discard the gasket.
Clean the mating surfaces.
Install or connect the following:
NOTEThe lower heat shield tabs must overlap the upper heat shield to prevent fatigue and premature union failure.
The new gasket. Use no sealer when installing the gasket
The turbocharger lower heat shield. Tighten the fasteners to 21 ft. lbs. (28 Nm)
Remove the cover placed on the lower intake manifold.
The upper intake manifold and support bracket
- Fill the cooling system.
- Chain the oil and filter.
- Start the vehicle and check for exhaust system leaks and also check the system is not contacting any body panels. Adjust the system as necessary to avoid panel contact.