Vibe 2006-2007

Engine

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
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  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
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  5. Drain the cooling system.
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  7. Drain the engine oil.
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  9. Drain the transaxle fluid and transfer fluid, if equipped.
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  11. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable. Wait at least 90 seconds before proceeding.
     
    Battery
     
    Hood
     
    Undercovers
     
    Radiator inlet and outlet hoses
     
    Radiator hose outlet
     
    Oil cooler inlet and outlet tubes
     
    Upper radiator support and radiator, if equipped with A/C
     
    Battery
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Fuel pipe clamp
     
    Fuel tube sub-assembly
     
    Accelerator control cable
     
    Cruise control actuator, if equipped
     
    Union-to-connector tube hose
     
    Heater inlet and outlet hoses
     
    Transmission shift cable(s)
     
    Clutch release cylinder, on manual transaxle
     
    Glove compartment door
     
    Engine relay block cover
     
    3 connectors from the relay block
     
    2 ground cables
     
    Engine wire from the Engine Control Module (ECM) and junction block
     
    Engine wire from the cabin
     
    Drive belt
     
    Compressor and magnetic clutch, if equipped with A/C. Unbolt and position aside, DO NOT disconnect the lines.
     
    Vane pump oil reservoir from the bracket
     
    Return tube
     
    Right side front door scuff plate
     
    Right side cowl side trim plate
     
    Right side rear door scuff plate, AWD
     
    Lower right side center pillar garnish, AWD
     
    Right front seat, AWD
     
    Column hole cover silencer sheet
     
    Steering intermediate shaft
     
    Front floor panel brace, FWD
     
    Center exhaust pipe, AWD
     
    Propeller shaft with center bearing shaft, AWD
     
    Front exhaust pipe
     
    Front hub nuts
     
    Tie rod ends from the steering knuckles
     

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  13. Separate the front stabilizer links and lower control arm ball joints

    Front halfshafts
     

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  15. Remove the engine from the vehicle, as follows:
    1. Set the engine lifter.
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    3. Remove the bolts and nuts, then remove the engine mounting insulator.
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    5. Remove the through bolt and nut, then detach the engine mounting insulator from the vehicle.
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    7. Remove the 6 bolts as shown.

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      Fig. Remove the 6 bolts, as indicated by arrows

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    9. Use a suitable tool to suspend the engine assembly, as shown in the figure.
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    11. No. 1 engine hanger: P/N 12281-15040 (1ZZ-FE), 12281-88600 (2ZZ-GE).
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    13. No. 2 engine hanger: P/N 12281- 22021 (1ZZ-FE), 12281-88600 (2ZZ-GE).
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    15. Bolt: P/N 91512-B1016.
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    17. Torque the bolts to 28 ft. lbs. (38 Nm).
      CAUTION
      Do not try to suspend the engine by hooking the chain to any other part.

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    19. Attach an engine chain hoist to the hangers.

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      Fig. Install the engine hangers-1ZZ-FE shown, 2ZZ-GE similar

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    21. Using the chain block and sling device, suspend the engine.
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    23. Remove the engine and transaxle assembly from the vehicle.
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  17. Remove or disconnect the following components, as necessary:

    Vane pump
     
    Steering gear
     
    Crossmember
     
    Manifold stay
     
    Oxygen (O 2 ) sensor
     
    Exhaust manifold
     
    Starter
     
    Transaxle
     
    Transfer case
     
    Clutch
     
    Flywheel
     
    Alternator
     
    Ignition coil
     
    Fuel delivery pipe
     
    Intake manifold
     
    Oil level gauge
     
    Water inlet and bypass pipes
     
    Thermostat
     
    Oil pressure switch
     
    Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor
     
    Knock Sensor (KS)
     
    Drive belt tensioner
     
    Engine mounts and brackets
     
    Coolant Temperature Sensor (CTS)
     

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To install:

  1. Install any removed components to the engine and transaxle assembly.
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  3. To install the engine:
    1. Place the engine and transaxle on an engine lifter.
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    3. Install the engine with the transaxle to the vehicle.
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    5. Temporarily install the crossmember and 6 bolts.
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    7. Install the left engine mounting insulator. Tighten the bolts to 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm).
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    9. Install the right engine mounting insulator. Tighten the bolts to 38 ft. lbs. (52 Nm).
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    11. Insert SST 09670-00010 to the positioning holes of the right handle crossmember and on the right handle of the vehicle. Temporarily tighten bolt A, then bolt B.

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      Fig. Insert the SST to the positioning holes of the right handle crossmember and on the right handle of the vehicle. Temporarily tighten bolt A, then bolt B

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    13. Insert SST 09670-00010 to the positioning holes of the left handle crossmember and on the left handle of the vehicle. Temporarily tighten bolt A, then bolt B.

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      Fig. Insert the SST to the positioning holes of the left handle crossmember and on the left handle of the vehicle. Temporarily tighten bolt A, then bolt B

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    15. Insert the SST to the positioning holes on the right-handle crossmember and right handle. Tighten bolt A to 116 ft. lbs. (157 Nm) and bolt B to 83 ft. lbs. (113 Nm).
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    17. Insert the SST to the positioning holes on the left-handle crossmember and left handle. Tighten bolt A to 116 ft. lbs. (157 Nm) and bolt B to 83 ft. lbs. (113 Nm).
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    19. Tighten the 2 crossmember bolts, shown in the figure, to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).

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      Fig. Tighten the 2 crossmember bolts, indicated by arrows

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  5. Installation of the remaining components is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  7. Make sure all fluid levels are accurate, then start the engine check for leaks.
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