Vue 2002-2005

Fuel Injectors

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Removal & Installation



2.2L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Engine harness and position aside
     
    Fuel rail bracket from the rear of the can cover
     
    Fuel feed line
     
    Fuel injector electrical connectors
     
    Fuel rail bolts
     
    Fuel rail with the injectors as an assembly
     
    Fuel injector retaining clip off the injector
     
    Fuel injector
     
    Fuel injector O-rings

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    Fig. Remove the retainer clip from the fuel injector-2.2L engines

     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Lubricate the new fuel injector O-ring with clean engine oil.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    New O-ring seals on the fuel injector
     
    Fuel injector to the fuel rail
     
    Retaining clip to the fuel injector
     
    Fuel rail and torque the bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
     
    Fuel injector electrical connectors
     
    Fuel feed line and tighten the fitting to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
     
    Fuel line bracket and tighten the retainer to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  
  5. Start the vehicle and check for leaks, repair if necessary.
  6.  

3.0L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Fuel feed line
     
    Intake manifold assembly
     
    Fuel injector electrical connectors
     
    Fuel rail line bracket bolt
     
    Vacuum chamber
     
    Fuel rail bracket bolt at the rear of the cam cover
     
    Transfer fittings, loosen only using a back-up wrench
     
    Fuel rail-to-manifold bolts
     
    Fuel rail with the injectors as an assembly
     
    Fuel injector retaining clip off the injector
     
    Fuel injector
     
    Fuel injector O-rings
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Lubricate the new fuel injector O-ring with clean engine oil.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    New O-ring seals on the fuel injector
     
    Fuel injector to the fuel rail
     
    Retaining clip to the fuel injector aligning the notch in the clip to the tab on the rail
     
    Fuel rail and torque the bolts to 66 inch lbs. (7.5 Nm)
     
    Transfer fittings, and tighten to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm) using a back-up wrench
     
    Fuel rail bracket bolt at the rear of the cam cover and tighten to 39 inch lbs. (4.5 Nm)
     
    Vacuum chamber with a new gasket and tighten the retainers to 18 inch lbs. (2 Nm), then attach the vacuum hose
     
    Intake manifold top cover and tighten to 35 inch lbs. (4 Nm)
     
    Fuel injector electrical connectors
     
    Intake manifold assembly
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  
  5. Start the vehicle and check for leaks, repair if necessary.
  6.  

3.5L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Remove the intake manifold.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the fuel injector electrical connectors.
  8.  
  9. Remove the rail bolts.
  10.  
  11. Remove the fuel rail and injectors from the manifold as an assembly.
  12.  
  13. Remove the fuel injector retaining clip off the injector.
  14.  
  15. Remove the fuel injector.
  16.  
  17. Fuel injector O-rings and discard
  18.  

To install:

  1. Lubricate the new fuel injector O-ring with clean engine oil.
  2.  
  3. Install new O-ring seals on the fuel injector.
  4.  
  5. Install the fuel injector to the fuel rail.
  6.  
  7. Install the retaining clip to the fuel injector.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the fuel rail assembly-3.5L engine

  8.  
  9. Install new O-rings to the injectors.
  10.  
  11. Install the fuel rail and injectors as an assembly to the manifold. Torque the bolts to 87 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Connect the fuel injector electrical connectors.
  14.  
  15. Install the intake manifold.
  16.  
  17. Inspect for fuel leaks using the following procedure:
    1. With the engine OFF, turn ON the ignition for 2 seconds and inspect for fuel leaks.
    2.  
    3. Turn the ignition OFF for at least 10 seconds.
    4.  
    5. With the engine OFF, turn ON the ignition for 2 seconds and inspect for fuel leaks.
    6.  

  18.  
  19. Turn the ignition OFF.
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