Solstice 2006-2008, Sky 2007-2008

Timing Chain Cover

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Removal & Installation



2.4L (LE5) & 2.0L (LNF) Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the hood.
  4.  
  5. Remove the accessory drive belts.
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  7. Remove the drive belt tensioner.
  8.  
  9. Remove the crankshaft balancer.
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  11. Remove the engine front cover bolts.
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  13. Remove the engine front cover-to-water pump bolt.
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  15. Remove and discard the engine front cover gasket.

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    Fig. Engine front cover 2.4L & 2.0L engines

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To install:

  1. Position and install the engine front cover.
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  3. Install the engine front cover to water pump bolt. Tighten the bolt to 25 Nm (18 ft. lbs.).
  4.  
  5. Install the engine front cover bolts. Tighten the bolts to 25 Nm (18 ft. lbs.).
  6.  
  7. Install the crankshaft balancer.
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  9. Install the drive belt tensioner. Torque to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
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  11. Install drive belt.
  12.  
  13. Install hood.
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