Sebring 2006

Cylinder Head


Removal & Installation

The cylinder head bolts should be checked for stretching before reuse. If the thread area of the bolt is necked-down, the bolts must be replaced with new. New head bolts are recommended.

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Fig. Before reusing old cylinder head bolts, check them for necking (stretching)

2.7L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  5. Drain the cooling system.
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    The negative battery cable
    The drive belts
    The Crankshaft damper
    The exhaust cross under pipe
    The catalytic converter
    The upper and lower intake manifolds
    The rocker arm covers
    The water outlet connector and rotate the crankshaft until the sprocket timing mark aligns with the timing mark on the oil pump housing
    The primary timing chain
    The camshaft bearing caps gradually
    The camshafts and valve train components
    The cylinder head and discard the gasket