Toyota Avalon, Camry, Camry Solara 2001-06

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Removal & Installation



1MZ-FE Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Drain the cooling system.
  6.  
  7. Drain the engine oil.
  8.  
  9. Drain the transaxle fluid.
  10.  
  11. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable.
     
    Hood
     
    Battery and battery tray
     
    Accelerator and throttle cables
     
    Cruise control actuator, if equipped
     
    Air cleaner assembly, mass air flow meter and air cleaner hose
     
    Radiator
     
    Engine relay box
     
    2 igniter connectors
     
    Noise filter connector
     
    Connector from the left-hand fender apron
     
    2 ground straps and any other electrical connections keeping them from being removed
     
    Vacuum hoses from the engine.
     
    Fuel inlet and return hoses
     
    Heater hoses
     
    Transaxle control cable from the transaxle
     
    Instrument panel undercover, the lower instrument panel and glove box assembly
     
    3 ECM connectors, the 5 cowl wire connectors, and the cooling fan ECM connector. Push the engine wire through the cowl panel.
     
    Front exhaust pipe
     
    Halfshafts
     
    Power steering pressure tube
     
    Power steering pump
     
    A/C compressor without disconnecting the hoses
     
    Left-hand engine mounting insulator
     
    Right-hand engine mounting insulator
     
    Engine mounting shock absorber
     
    Front right engine mounting insulator
     

  12.  
  13. Attach a hoist chain to the engine hangers.
  14.  
  15. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Make certain all wires, connectors and hoses are cleared from the engine.



    Coolant reservoir hose and reservoir tank
     
    Right-side engine mounting stay bracket
     
    Engine control rod and bracket assembly
     



    Engine/transaxle assembly from the vehicle
     

  16.  

To install:

  1. Carefully lower the engine position. Keep the engine level while aligning the engine mounts.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Engine control rod and bracket. Tighten to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm).
     
    Right engine mount stay bracket. Tighten to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm).
     
    Engine ground straps.
     
    Coolant reservoir tank
     
    Front engine insulator. Tighten to 48 ft. lbs. (66 Nm).
     
    Engine mounting shock absorber. Tighten to 35 ft. lbs. (48 Nm).
     
    Left and right engine mounts. Tighten to 48 ft. lbs. (66 Nm).
     
    Power steering pump and A/C compressor
     
    Power steering pressure tube
     
    Halfshafts and front exhaust pipe
     
    Engine wires and connectors
     
    Transaxle control cable to the transaxle
     
    Fuel hoses and heater hoses
     
    All vacuum hoses, wiring and connectors
     
    Radiator
     
    Cruise control actuator
     
    Throttle cable and accelerator cable
     
    MAF meter, the air cleaner assembly, and air cleaner hose
     
    Hood
     
    Battery tray and battery
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  
  5. Refill the cooling system to the correct level.
  6.  
  7. Refill the engine with oil to the correct level.
  8.  
  9. Fill the transmission with oil to the correct level.
  10.  
  11. Start the vehicle, check for leaks and repair if necessary.
  12.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Relieve the fuel pressure from the fuel lines.
  4.  
  5. Drain the engine coolant from the cooling system.
  6.  
  7. Drain the engine oil.
  8.  
  9. Drain the transmission fluid.
  10.  
  11. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheels
     
    Engine under covers
     
    Front fender apron seal
     
    V-bank cover sub-assembly
     
    Radiator lower air deflector
     
    Battery cables and remove battery
     
    Battery tray
     
    Air cleaner assembly, brackets and inlets
     
    Intake air resonator sub-assembly
     
    A/C compressor V-belt
     
    Alternator wiring and alternator
     
    Engine stabilizing control rod
     
    Engine mounting stay
     
    Alternator bracket
     
    Alternator adjusting bar
     
    A/C compressor (Do NOT disconnect hoses)
     
    Transmission control cable assembly
     
    Union to check valve hose
     
    Fuel vapor feed hose
     
    Fuel pipe sub-assembly
     
    Heater inlet and outlet hoses
     
    Radiator inlet and outlet hoses
     
    Oil cooler inlet and outlet hoses
     
    Steering gear outlet return tube
     
    Glove compartment door assembly
     
    Engine wire from ECU and junction box
     
    Engine harness from engine compartment junction block
     
    Front exhaust pipe support bracket
     
    Rear exhaust pipe support bracket
     
    Front exhaust pipe assembly
     
    Front stabilizer link assembly
     
    Rear stabilizer link assembly
     
    Both front axle hub nuts
     
    Both front speed sensors
     
    Separate both outer tie rod ends
     
    Separate front lower suspension arm sub assembly, both sides
     
    Left and Right drive axles
     
    Separate steering intermediate shaft assembly
     
    Attach engine hoist
     
    4 bolts and 2 nuts from RH & LH frame side rail plate
     
    4 bolts and 2 nuts from RH & LH front suspension member
     
    Carefully remove engine assembly
     

  12.  

To install:

  1. Lower engine and transmission assembly onto the engine compartment
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    RH & LH side rail plates; torque large bolt 63 ft. lbs. (85 Nm) and small bolt and nuts 24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm)
     
    RH & LH front suspension member brace. Torque large bolt to 63 ft. lbs (85 Nm) and small bolt and nuts 24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm).
     
    Steering intermediate shaft assembly
     
    LH & RH axel shaft assemblies
     
    LH & RH lower suspension arm sub-assemblies
     
    LH & RH tie rod assemblies
     
    LH & RH speed sensors
     
    LH & RH front axle hub nuts. Torque to 217 ft. lbs. (294 Nm).
     
    LH & RH stabilizer link assemblies
     
    Front exhaust pipe assembly
     
    Rear exhaust support bracket
     
    Front exhaust support bracket
     
    Fuel pipe sub-assembly
     
    Transmission control cable assembly
     
    A/C compressor assembly
     
    Alternator belt adjusting bar and bracket
     
    RH engine mounting stay
     
    Engine stabilizing control rod
     
    Alternator assembly
     
    A/C compressor V-belt
     
    Inspect drive belt deflector and tensioner
     
    Intake air resonator. Torque to 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm)
     
    Air cleaner assembly, brackets and inlets
     

  4.  
  5. Refill the engine with oil to the correct level.
  6.  
  7. Refill the transmission with fluid to the correct level.
  8.  
  9. Refill the cooling system to the correct level.
  10.  
  11. Check and adjust the alignment if necessary.

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    Fig. 3.0L (1MZ-FE) and 3.3L (3MZ-FE) engine mounting accessories-2004

  12.  

2AZ-FE Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Relieve the fuel pressure from the fuel lines.
  4.  
  5. Drain the engine coolant from the cooling system.
  6.  
  7. Drain the engine oil.
  8.  
  9. Drain the transmission fluid.
  10.  
  11. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheels
     
    Engine under covers
     
    Front fender apron seal
     
    Engine cover sub-assembly
     
    Battery cables and remove battery
     
    Air cleaner assembly, brackets and inlets
     
    Engine stabilizing control rod
     
    Oil cooler inlet and outlet hoses
     
    Engine mounting stay and bracket
     
    V-belts
     
    Steering gear outlet return tube
     
    Union to connector tube hose
     
    Transmission control cable assembly
     
    Heater inlet and outlet hoses
     
    Radiator inlet and outlet hoses
     
    Fuel pipe sub-assembly
     
    Engine wire from ECU and junction box
     
    Engine harness from engine compartment junction block
     
    Alternator wiring and alternator
     
    A/C compressor (Do NOT disconnect hoses)
     
    Front exhaust pipe support bracket
     
    Front exhaust pipe assembly
     
    Front stabilizer link assembly
     
    Both front axle hub nuts
     
    Both front speed sensors
     
    Separate both outer tie rod ends
     
    Separate front lower suspension arm sub assembly, both sides
     
    Drive plate and torque converter clutch setting bolts (6)
     
    Separate steering intermediate shaft assembly
     
    Attach engine hoist
     
    4 bolts and 2 nuts from RH & LH frame side rail plate
     
    4 bolts and 2 nuts from RH & LH front suspension member
     

  12.  
  13. Carefully remove the engine assembly
  14.  

To install:

  1. Lower engine and transmission assembly onto the engine compartment
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    RH & LH side rail plates; torque large bolt 63 ft. lbs. (85 Nm) and small bolt and nuts 24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm)
     
    RH & LH front suspension member brace. Torque large bolt to 63 ft. lbs (85 Nm) and small bolt and nuts 24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm)
     
    Steering intermediate shaft assembly
     
    Drive plate and torque converter clutch setting bolts. Torque to 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm).
     
    LH & RH lower suspension arm sub-assemblies
     
    LH & RH tie rod assemblies
     
    LH & RH speed sensors
     
    LH & RH front axle hub nuts. Torque to 217 ft. lbs. (294 Nm)
     
    LH & RH stabilizer link assemblies
     
    Front exhaust pipe assembly
     
    Front exhaust support bracket
     
    Fuel pipe sub-assembly
     
    Transmission control cable assembly
     
    A/C compressor assembly
     
    Alternator belt adjusting bar and bracket
     
    RH engine mounting stay
     
    Engine stabilizing control rod
     
    Alternator assembly
     
    A/C compressor V-belt
     
    Inspect drive belt deflector and tensioner
     
    Air cleaner assembly, brackets and inlets
     
    Verify vacuum hose connections
     

  4.  
  5. Refill the transmission fluid to the correct level.
  6.  
  7. Refill the engine oil to the correct level.
  8.  
  9. Refill the power steering fluid to the correct level.
  10.  
  11. Refill the cooling system to the correct level.
  12.  
  13. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  14.  
  15. Check and adjust the alignment if necessary.

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    Fig.  2.4L (2AZ-FE) engine mounting

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2gr-FE Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Drain the engine oil.
  6.  
  7. Drain the cooling system.
  8.  
  9. Drain the transaxle oil.
  10.  
  11. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Matchmark the intermediate shaft and control valve shaft before removing.


    NOTE
    Leave the lines connected and securely hang the compressor.



    Negative battery cable
     
    Front wheel
     
    Engine under covers
     
    Right side fender apron seal
     
    Wiper link assembly
     
    Outer top cowl panel
     
    Battery
     
    Engine appearance cover
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Coolant overflow tank
     
    Right side engine moving control rod and bracket
     
    Air intake assembly
     
    Fuel supply hose
     
    Radiator hoses
     
    Transmission oil cooler hoses
     
    Heater hoses
     
    Upper relay block cover
     
    Right-side front door scuff plate trim
     
    Right-side side cowl trim
     
    Right-side lower instrument panel
     
    ECM wiring and body ground
     
    Transmission control cable
     
    Power steering hoses
     
    Front exhaust pipe assembly
     
    Halfshafts
     
    Lower control arms
     
    Torque converter bolts
     
    Intermediate steering shaft
     



    Alternator
     
    A/C compressor
     

  12.  
  13. Attach the engine to a suitable lifting device.
  14.  
  15. Remove the mounting bolts and nuts from the frame side rail plates and front suspension brace.
  16.  
  17. Carefully remove the engine/transaxle assembly from the vehicle.
  18.  

To install:

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Fig. Exploded view of the engine mounting-3.5L (2GR-FE) engine



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Fig. Engine mounting bolts locations-3.5L (2GR-FE) engine

  1. Install the engine/transaxle assembly into the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Install the engine mounting bolts and nuts as follows:
    1. Bolts A and C: 63 ft. lbs. (85 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Bolts B and D: 24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm).
    4.  

  4.  
  5. Install the A/C compressor. Tighten the mounting bolts in the sequence shown to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).

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    Fig. A/C compressor mounting bolts torque sequence-3.5L (2GR-FE) engine

  6.  
  7. The remainder of the installation is the reverse order of removal.
  8.  
  9. Refill the transaxle with oil to the correct level.
  10.  
  11. Refill the cooling system to the correct level.
  12.  
  13. Refill the engine with oil to the correct level.
  14.  
  15. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  16.  
  17. Check and adjust the alignment if necessary.
  18.  

3MZ-FE Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Relieve the fuel pressure from the fuel lines.
  4.  
  5. Drain the engine coolant from the cooling system.
  6.  
  7. Drain the engine oil.
  8.  
  9. Drain the transmission fluid.
  10.  
  11. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Front wheels
     
    Engine under covers
     
    Front fender apron seal
     
    V-bank cover sub-assembly
     
    Radiator lower air deflector
     
    Battery and battery tray
     
    Air cleaner assembly, brackets and inlets
     
    Intake air resonator sub-assembly
     
    A/C compressor V-belt
     
    Alternator wiring and alternator
     
    Engine stabilizing control rod
     
    Engine mounting stay
     
    Alternator bracket
     
    Alternator adjusting bar
     
    A/C compressor (Do NOT disconnect hoses)
     
    Transmission control cable assembly
     
    Union to check valve hose
     
    Fuel vapor feed hose
     
    Fuel pipe sub-assembly
     
    Heater inlet and outlet hoses
     
    Radiator inlet and outlet hoses
     
    Oil cooler inlet and outlet hoses
     
    Steering gear outlet return tube
     
    Glove compartment door assembly
     
    Engine wire from ECU and junction box
     
    Engine harness from engine compartment junction block
     
    Front exhaust pipe support bracket
     
    Rear exhaust pipe support bracket
     
    Front exhaust pipe assembly
     
    Front stabilizer link assembly
     
    Rear stabilizer link assembly
     
    Both front axle hub nuts
     
    Both front speed sensors
     
    Separate both outer tie rod ends
     
    Separate front lower suspension arm sub assembly, both sides
     
    Left and Right drive axles
     
    Separate steering intermediate shaft assembly
     
    Attach engine hoist
     
    4 bolts and 2 nuts from RH & LH frame side rail plate
     
    4 bolts and 2 nuts from RH & LH front suspension member
     
    Carefully remove engine assembly
     

  12.  

To install:

  1. Lower engine and transmission assembly onto the engine compartment
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    RH & LH side rail plates; torque large bolt 63 ft. lbs. (85 Nm) and small bolt and nuts 24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm)
     
    RH & LH front suspension member brace. Torque large bolt to 63 ft. lbs (85 Nm) and small bolt and nuts 24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm).
     
    Steering intermediate shaft assembly
     
    LH & RH axel shaft assemblies
     
    LH & RH lower suspension arm sub-assemblies
     
    LH & RH tie rod assemblies
     
    LH & RH speed sensors
     
    LH & RH front axle hub nuts. Torque to 217 ft. lbs. (294 Nm).
     
    LH & RH stabilizer link assemblies
     
    Front exhaust pipe assembly
     
    Rear exhaust support bracket
     
    Front exhaust support bracket
     
    Fuel pipe sub-assembly
     
    Transmission control cable assembly
     
    A/C compressor assembly
     
    Alternator belt adjusting bar and bracket
     
    RH engine mounting stay
     
    Engine stabilizing control rod
     
    Alternator assembly
     
    A/C compressor V-belt
     
    Inspect drive belt deflector and tensioner
     
    Intake air resonator. Torque to 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
     
    Air cleaner assembly, brackets and inlets
     
    Engine undercover
     
    Wheels
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  
  5. Refill the transmission fluid to the correct level.
  6.  
  7. Refill the engine with oil to the correct level.
  8.  
  9. Refill the cooling system to the correct level.
  10.  
  11. Check and adjust the alignment if necessary.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. 3.0L (1MZ-FE) and 3.3L (3MZ-FE) engine mounting-2004

  12.  

5S-FE Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Drain the engine oil.
  6.  
  7. Drain the transaxle fluid.
  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable. On vehicles equipped with an air bag, wait at least 90 seconds before proceeding.
     
    On the Camry Solara, strut tower brace
     
    Battery and battery tray
     
    Hood
     
    Engine undercover
     
    Accelerator cable from the throttle body. With automatic transmission, throttle cable
     
    Air cleaner, resonator, and air intake hose
     
    On models with cruise control, actuator cover, actuator with the bracket.
     
    Ground strap at the battery carrier
     
    Radiator and coolant reservoir hose
     
    Washer tank, electrical lead and hose
     

  10.  
  11. To disconnect the wiring harness, tag and disconnect the following:

    The 5 connectors to the engine relay box
     
    The igniter connector
     
    The noise filter connector
     
    The connector at the left-hand fender apron
     
    The 2 ground straps from the left-hand and right-hand fender aprons
     
    The DLC1
     
    Disconnect the MAP sensor connector
     

  12.  
  13. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Dash panel undercover, glove compartment door, glove compartment, cowl harness connectors and the 2 ECM connectors
     
    Heater hoses, fuel return hose, and fuel inlet hose
     
    With manual transmission, starter and the clutch release cylinder. Don't disconnect the hydraulic line, simply hang the cylinder out of the way
     
    Transaxle control cables at the transaxle
     
    Tag and disconnect all remaining vacuum hoses and connectors
     
    Engine wire from the cowl panel
     
    Without disconnecting the refrigerant lines, A/C compressor
     
    Front exhaust pipe bracket and the front pipe from the exhaust manifold
     
    Halfshafts
     
    Without disconnecting the hydraulic lines, power steering pump
     
    Left engine mounting insulator
     
    Right rear engine mounting insulator
     
    Front right engine mounting insulator

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    Fig. Use a hoist to remove the engine assembly-Camry 2.2L (5S-FE)engine

     

  14.  
  15. Attach an engine lifting device to the lift hooks. Remove the 3 bolts and disconnect the control rod. Slowly and carefully, lift the engine/transaxle assembly out of the engine compartment.
  16.  
  17. If equipped with automatic transmission, remove the starter. Separate the engine assembly from the transaxle.
  18.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Engine assembly to the transaxle
     
    With automatic transmission, starter
     
    Engine control rod. Bolts: 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm).
     
    Front right engine mount. Bolts: 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm).
     
    Rear engine mount. Nuts: 48 ft. lbs. (66 Nm).
     
    Left mount. Bolts (3 or 4): 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm).
     
    Power steering pump. Bolts: 31 ft. lbs. (43 Nm). Install the drive belt and connect the 2 air hoses to the air pipe.
     
    Halfshafts
     
    Front pipe to the manifold. Nuts: 46 ft. lbs. (62 Nm).
     
    A/C compressor. Bolts: 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
     

  2.  
  3. Feed the engine harness through the cowl and reattach the clamp to the cowl. Make the following connections:

    The 2 ECM connectors
     
    The 2 cowl wire connectors
     
    Install the glove compartment and door
     
    Install the lower instrument panel and the undercover
     

  4.  
  5. Install or connect the following:

    Vacuum hoses and the transaxle control cables
     
    On manual transmission vehicles, release cylinder and the starter
     
    Fuel inlet hose and tighten it to 22 ft. lbs. (29 Nm). Connect the return hose and the 2 heater hoses.
     
    Attach the 5 connectors to the relay box
     
    The connectors from the left-hand fender apron
     
    Install the engine relay box
     
    The igniter connector
     
    On California models, the ignition coil connector
     
    The noise filter connector
     
    The 2 ground straps from the left-hand and right-hand fender apron
     
    The DLC1
     
    The MAP sensor connector.
     
    Washer tank and connect the electrical lead and hose
     
    Coolant reservoir hose and the radiator
     
    With cruise control, actuator and bracket. Connect the actuator connector and install the cover.
     
    Ground strap to the battery carrier.
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    On California models, air hose to the air cleaner assembly and connect the air intake temperature sensor connector
     
    With automatic transmission, throttle cable
     
    Accelerator cable
     
    Battery tray and battery
     
    On Camry Solara models, strut tower brace
     
    Hood
     
    Oil and coolant.
     
    Negative battery cable
     
    Undercover
     

  6.  
  7. Start the vehicle, check for leaks and repair if necessary.
  8.  

 
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