SRX 2006-2007

Exhaust Manifold

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Removal & Installation



3.6L Engine

NOTE
Spray the exhaust system fasteners with penetrating lubricant before removing them to help prevent broken studs and bolts. The use of a 6-point socket is highly recommended when removing exhaust system fasteners.


CAUTION
To prevent serious burns, allow the exhaust manifold to cool down before attempting to remove it.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Raise and support the vehicle safely on jackstands.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the catalytic converter from the exhaust manifold.
  8.  
  9. Remove the heat shield.
  10.  
  11. On the left side, remove the upper insulator from the oil dipstick tube.
  12.  
  13. Remove the exhaust manifold.
  14.  

To install:

  1. Clean all gasket mating surfaces thoroughly.
  2.  
  3. Install a new exhaust manifold gasket and the exhaust manifold on the cylinder head. Start 2 bolts to hold the manifold in position.
  4.  
  5. Install the remaining bolts. Tighten the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
  8.  
  9. Connect the dual converter Y-pipe.
  10.  
  11. Install the heat shield.
  12.  
  13. Install the upper insulator on the left side.
  14.  
  15. Connect the negative battery cable.
  16.  
  17. Start the engine and check for exhaust leaks.
  18.  

4.6L Engine

NOTE
Spray the exhaust system fasteners with penetrating lubricant before removing them to help prevent broken studs and bolts. The use of a 6-point socket is highly recommended when removing exhaust system fasteners.


CAUTION
To prevent serious burns, allow the exhaust manifold to cool down before attempting to remove it.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Raise and support the vehicle safely on jackstands.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the catalytic converter from the exhaust manifold.
  8.  
  9. Remove the heat shield.
  10.  
  11. Remove the exhaust manifold.
  12.  

To install:

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Fig. Exhaust manifold tightening sequence-4.6L engine

  1. Clean all gasket mating surfaces thoroughly.
  2.  
  3. Install a new gasket and the exhaust manifold on the cylinder head.
  4.  
  5. Install the bolts. Tighten the bolts in the sequence shown to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the heat shield.
  8.  
  9. Raise and support the vehicle safely on jackstands.
  10.  
  11. Connect the catalytic converter.
  12.  
  13. Lower the vehicle.
  14.  
  15. Connect the negative battery cable.
  16.  
  17. Start the engine and check for exhaust leaks.
  18.  

 
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