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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. Drain the engine coolant.
  6.  
  7. Drain the engine oil.
  8.  
  9. Drain the power steering fluid.
  10.  
  11. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Do not remove the shifter cable from the bracket before removing the cable from the switch.



    Both battery cables
     
    The battery
     
    The air cleaner and intake duct assembly
     
    The Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor electrical connector
     
    The underhood fuse panel cover
     
    The 3 connector through bolts from the fuse block
     
    The battery and electronic power steering feed wire nut and the wires from the stud
     
    The fuse block connectors from the fuse block
     
    The fuse block and battery tray bolts, then the fuse block and the battery tray
     
    The electrical connectors from the Transmission Control Module (TCM), if equipped
     
    The rear Heated Oxygen (HO 2 ) sensor electrical connector
     
    The 8-way electrical connection
     
    The main harness connector
     



    The shift cable from the transaxle range switch by slightly prying between the cable plastic retainer and the switch, if equipped
     
    The shift lever cables from the shift control housing using tool J36346, manual transaxle only
     
    The shift lever cable from the bracket, manual transaxle only
     
    The pressure line from the clutch actuator
     
    The back-up lamp switch
     
    The upper radiator hose from the cylinder head
     
    The lower radiator hose at the coolant pipe
     
    The degas hose at the surge tank
     
    The surge hose at the surge tank
     
    The heater hoses from the core at the firewall
     
    The fuel lines
     
    The purge hoses from the solenoid
     
    The headlamp assemblies
     

  12.  
  13. Attach the radiator/condenser assembly to the radiator support using tie straps as this assembly stays in the vehicle.


  14.  
  15. Remove the left front wheel and splash shield.
  16.  
  17. Install a block of wood 1 inch x 2 inch x 4 inch between the transfer case and the engine cradle.
  18.  
  19. Remove the right front wheel and splash shield.
  20.  
  21. Install a block of wood 1 inch x 2 inch x 4 inch between the oil pane and the engine cradle. Do not place the wood under the oil pan and plug boss.
  22.  
  23. Remove the accessory drive belt.
  24.  
  25. Remove the electrical connections from the A/C compressor and pressure transducer.
  26.  
  27. Remove the A/C compressor bolts and position the compressor aside.
  28.  
  29. Remove the push-pins that attach the air deflector to the cradle.
  30.  
  31. Drain the transaxle fluid.
  32.  
  33. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Support the rear of the vehicle with a jackstand prior to engine removal.



    The transaxle lines from the transaxle and discard the seals. Replace with new seals during assembly
     
    The rear HO 2 S sensor
     
    The exhaust pipe-to-manifold flange and intermediate fasteners
     
    The converter pipe and support the intermediate pipe
     
    The propshaft bolt to Power Take Off (PTO) on all wheel drive models
     
    The propshaft bolts, bracket and the shaft, on all wheel drive models
     
    The shifter cable from the bracket, on automatic transaxle models
     
    The power steering gear-to-intermediate shaft bolt
     
    The tie rod from the knuckles
     
    The lower control arms from the knuckles
     
    The stabilizer link nuts
     
    The left hand axle shaft from the transaxle
     
    The right hand shaft from the intermediate shaft using tool J45341
     
    The right hand engine mount and the left hand transaxle mount and let the engine rest on the wood blocks
     

  34.  
  35. Place an engine support table under the engine.
  36.  
  37. Place blocks of wood to level the powertrain assembly, if necessary. The blocks can be placed between the oil pan and the cradle.
  38.  
  39. Raise the support table until it supports the powertrain assembly.
  40.  
  41. Remove the cradle-to-body bolts.
  42.  
  43. Check that all hoses, lines and wiring is free, then lower the engine table and raise the body on a hoist to remove the assembly.

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    Fig. Remove the engine with a support table-2.2L engine

  44.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal, please note the following torque specifications:
    1. Frame-to-body bolts to 114 ft. lbs. (155 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Right hand engine mount-to-bracket bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Right hand engine mount assembly and nuts to 92 ft. lbs. (125 Nm).
    6.  
    7. Left hand transaxle mount-to-bracket bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
    8.  
    9. Lower control arm to knuckle bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm) plus 150°.
    10.  
    11. Stabilizer link nuts to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
    12.  
    13. Tie rod-to-knuckle assembly to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
    14.  
    15. Steering shaft-to-rack bolt to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm).
    16.  
    17. Propshaft-to-PTU bolts to 19 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
    18.  
    19. Propshaft-to-rear module bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
    20.  
    21. Propshaft support bearing bolts to 19 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
    22.  
    23. Propshaft guard strap to 19 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
    24.  
    25. Transaxle cooler lines with new seals, stud to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm) and nut to 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).
    26.  
    27. Down pipe-to-manifold nuts to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
    28.  
    29. Down pipe-to-intermediate pipe nuts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
    30.  
    31. A/C compressor bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
    32.  
    33. Engine ground-to-body bolt to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
    34.  

  2.  
  3. Fill the engine with the proper amount of coolant.
  4.  
  5. Fill the engine with the proper amount of new oil.
  6.  
  7. Prime the fuel system by cycling the ignition ON for 5 seconds and OFF for 10 seconds a few times without cranking the engine.
  8.  
  9. Start the engine, check for leaks, and repair as necessary.
  10.  

2.4L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Remove the air cleaner assembly.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the fuel feed pipe quick connect fitting at the fuel rail.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the Evaporative Emission (EVAP) line quick connect fitting from the EVAP purge solenoid.
  10.  
  11. Remove the fuel feed pipe clip from the fuel line bracket.
  12.  
  13. Remove the transaxle shift cable clip from the fuel line bracket.
  14.  
  15. Remove the battery tray.
  16.  
  17. Remove the alternator starter.
  18.  
  19. Reposition the vacuum brake booster hose clamp at the intake manifold.
  20.  
  21. Remove the vacuum brake booster hose from the intake manifold. Reposition the brake booster hose out of the way.
  22.  
  23. Remove the coolant recovery inlet hose clamp at the cylinder head.
  24.  
  25. Remove the coolant recovery inlet pipe clip from the fuel rail.
  26.  
  27. Remove the coolant recovery inlet hose from the cylinder head. Reposition the hose/pipe out of the way.
  28.  
  29. Reposition the radiator inlet hose clamp.
  30.  
  31. Remove the radiator inlet hose from the cylinder head.
  32.  
  33. Remove the radiator outlet hose.
  34.  
  35. Reposition the alternator control module coolant hose clamp at the alternator control module.
  36.  
  37. Remove the alternator control module coolant hose from the alternator control module.
  38.  
  39. Disconnect the engine wiring harness electrical connector from the transaxle auxiliary pump module.
  40.  
  41. Reposition the heater inlet hose clamp at the thermostat housing.
  42.  
  43. Remove the heater inlet hose from the thermostat housing.
  44.  
  45. Reposition the coolant recovery reservoir/heater inlet hose clamp at the thermostat housing.
  46.  
  47. Remove the coolant recovery reservoir/heater inlet hose from the thermostat housing.
  48.  
  49. Raise and support the vehicle.
  50.  
  51. Drain the engine oil.
  52.  
  53. Disconnect the engine wiring harness electrical connector from the alternator control module coolant pump.
  54.  
  55. Disconnect the engine wiring harness electrical connector from the Air Conditioning (A/C) compressor.
  56.  
  57. Remove the alternator control module coolant pump bolt and pump.
  58.  
  59. Unbolt the A/C compressor and reposition out of the way.
  60.  
  61. Remove the positive battery cable to starter motor nut.
  62.  
  63. Remove the positive battery cable lead from the starter motor.
  64.  
  65. Remove the positive battery cable from in between the starter and the engine. Reposition the positive battery cable out of the way.
  66.  
  67. Disconnect the engine wiring harness electrical connector from the auxiliary heater water pump.
  68.  
  69. Remove the auxiliary heater water pump bolt and pump.
  70.  
  71. Lower the vehicle.
  72.  
  73. Remove the transaxle shift cable from the range select lever.
  74.  
  75. Release the shift control cable retaining clip and remove the cable from the shift control cable bracket.
    NOTE
    The radiator/condenser/fan assembly will stay in the vehicle during engine removal.

  76.  
  77. Using long tie straps, secure the radiator/condenser/fan assembly to the radiator support.
  78.  
  79. Raise the vehicle.
  80.  
  81. Remove the front wheels and tires.
  82.  
  83. Remove the front fender liners.
    NOTE
    A piece of hardwood should be used between the transaxle and the engine cradle. This wood will support the engine when the left side engine mount bolts are removed.

  84.  
  85. Install a piece of hardwood 1 in. x 2 in. x 4 in. between the transaxle and the engine cradle.
  86.  
  87. Drain the transaxle fluid.
  88.  
  89. Remove the transaxle oil cooler line to transaxle nut.
  90.  
  91. Remove the transaxle oil cooler lines from the transaxle.
  92.  
  93. Remove the catalytic converter.
    NOTE
    Secure the steering wheel in the straight forward position before separating the intermediate shaft from the steering gear, or damage to the SIR coil will occur.

  94.  
  95. Remove the intermediate to steering gear pinch bolt and disconnect the intermediate shaft from the steering gear. Discard the pinch bolt.
  96.  
  97. Remove and discard both outer tie rod to steering knuckle nuts.
    NOTE
    Hold the ball stud to prevent turning during removal of the nut.

  98.  
  99. Separate the tie rods from the steering knuckles.
  100.  
  101. Remove the stabilizer link to stabilizer shaft nuts and disconnect the stabilizer links from the stabilizer shaft.
  102.  
  103. Remove and discard both of the lower control arm ball stud cotter pins.
  104.  
  105. Loosen the ball stud nuts until the nuts are level with the top of the ball stud.
  106.  
  107. Separate the lower control arms from the steering knuckles.
  108.  
  109. Remove the ball stud nuts.
  110.  
  111. Remove the wheel drive shafts.
  112.  
  113. Lower the vehicle.
  114.  
  115. Remove the engine mount to bracket bolts.
  116.  
  117. Remove the transaxle mount to transaxle bolts.
  118.  
  119. Raise the vehicle.
    NOTE
    During the powertrain removal support the vehicle body by placing a jack at the rear of the vehicle. Position a engine support table under the powertrain assembly.


    NOTE
    Blocks of wood can be used between the front of the cradle and the oil pan to table in order to level the powertrain during the removal.

  120.  
  121. With the table positioned, fully raise the table to contact with the powertrain assembly.
  122.  
  123. Remove the cradle to body bolts. Discard the bolts.
    NOTE
    When lowering the engine/transaxle assembly, verify all brake lines, shifter cables and other components are free during removal.

  124.  
  125. Lower the engine table and raise the body on the hoist until the engine/transaxle and cradle are free from the vehicle.
  126.  
  127. Remove or disconnect the following:

    The engine wiring harness electrical connector from the throttle actuator
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector from the fuel injector wiring harness electrical connector
     
    The engine wiring harness clip from the oil level indicator tube bracket
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connectors from the ignition coils
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connectors from the camshaft actuators
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector from the Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector from the oil pressure sensor
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector from the knock sensor
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector from the intake Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector from the EVAP emission canister purge solenoid valve
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector from the exhaust CMP sensor
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector from the Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector from the Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S) electrical connector
     
    The engine wiring harness clip from the stud
     
    The engine wiring harness ground bolt and reposition the ground terminal from the engine
     

  128.  
  129. Gather all branches of the engine wiring harness and reposition the harness out of the way.
  130.  
  131. Remove the starter motor bolts and starter.
  132.  
  133. Remove the torque converter to flexplate bolts.
  134.  
  135. Install a suitable lifting devise to the engine.
  136.  
  137. Remove the transaxle bolts from the engine.
  138.  
  139. Separate the engine from the transaxle.
  140.  
  141. Install the engine to a suitable engine stand.
  142.  

To install:

  1. Install a suitable lifting devise to the engine.
  2.  
  3. Using the lifting devise, position and install the engine to the transaxle.
  4.  
  5. Install the transaxle bolts to the engine and tighten to 55 ft. lbs. (75 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the torque converter to flexplate bolts and tighten to 44 ft. lbs. ( 60 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Remove the engine lifting devise.
  10.  
  11. Install the starter motor and bolts. Tighten to 39 ft. lbs. (53 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Gather all branches of the engine wiring harness and position the harness to the engine.
  14.  
  15. Position the engine wiring harness ground terminal to the engine and install the engine wiring harness ground bolt and tighten the bolts to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
  16.  
  17. Install or connect the following:

    The engine wiring harness electrical connector to the ECT sensor
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector to the HO2S electrical connector
     
    The engine wiring harness clip to the stud
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector to the exhaust CMP sensor
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector to the intake CMP sensor
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector to the EVAP emission canister purge solenoid valve
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector to the CKP sensor
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector to the oil pressure sensor
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector to the knock sensor
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connectors to the ignition coils
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connectors to the camshaft actuators
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector to the throttle actuator
     
    The engine wiring harness electrical connector to the fuel injector wiring harness electrical connector
     
    The engine wiring harness clip to the oil level indicator tube bracket
     

  18.  
  19. Position the powertrain and support table under the vehicle.
  20.  
  21. Raise the powertrain into position under the vehicle.
  22.  
  23. With the table positioned, if required, lower the vehicle over the powertrain.
  24.  
  25. Align the lower radiator pins with the cradle. Ensure all hoses and electrical harnesses are correctly routed and free from the loading path of the powertrain.
  26.  
  27. Install the NEW cradle to body bolts and tighten to 114 ft. lbs. (155 Nm).
  28.  
  29. Lower the vehicle.
  30.  
  31. Install the transaxle mount to transaxle bolts. Tighten to 41 ft. lbs. (55 Nm).
    NOTE
    The engine mount to bracket bolts must be hand started. Do not pry the engine mount to align the holes.

  32.  
  33. Install the engine mount to bracket bolts and tighten to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  34.  
  35. Install the wheel drive shafts.
  36.  
  37. Install the control arm ball studs into the steering knuckles.
  38.  
  39. Install the ball stud nuts and tighten to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  40.  
  41. Continue to tighten the nuts only enough to align the castle nut slots with the ball stud, install NEW cotter pins.
  42.  
  43. Connect the stabilizer links to the stabilizer shaft and install the stabilizer link to stabilizer shaft nuts. Tighten to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
  44.  
  45. Connect the outer tie rods to the steering knuckles. Tighten to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  46.  
  47. Install NEW outer tie rod to steering knuckle nuts. Tighten to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm) plus an additional 90°.
  48.  
  49. Position the intermediate shaft to the steering gear and install a NEW pinch bolt. Tighten to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm).
  50.  
  51. Install the catalytic converter.
  52.  
  53. Install the transaxle oil cooler lines to the transaxle.
  54.  
  55. Install the transaxle oil cooler line to transaxle nut. Tighten to 27 in. lbs. (4 Nm).
  56.  
  57. Remove the wood from between the oil pan and the engine cradle.
  58.  
  59. Remove the wood from between the transaxle and the engine cradle.
  60.  
  61. Install the front fender liners.
  62.  
  63. Install the front wheels and tires. Tighten the wheel lug nuts to 100 ft. lbs. (136 Nm).
  64.  
  65. Lower the vehicle.
  66.  
  67. Unsecure and position the radiator/condenser/fan assembly.
  68.  
  69. Install the shift control cable to the shift control cable bracket and engage the shift control cable retaining clip.
  70.  
  71. Install the transaxle shift cable to the range select lever.
  72.  
  73. Raise and support the vehicle.
  74.  
  75. Install the auxiliary heater water pump and bolt. Tighten the bolt to 80 in. lbs. (9 Nm).
  76.  
  77. Connect the engine wiring harness electrical connector to the auxiliary heater water pump.
  78.  
  79. Position and install the positive battery cable between the starter and the engine.
  80.  
  81. Install the positive battery cable lead to the starter motor.
  82.  
  83. Install the positive battery cable to starter motor nut.
  84.  
  85. Position the A/C compressor and install the bolts. Tighten to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  86.  
  87. Install the alternator control module coolant pump and bolt. Tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  88.  
  89. Connect the engine wiring harness electrical connector to the alternator control module coolant pump.
  90.  
  91. Connect the engine wiring harness electrical connector to the A/C compressor.
  92.  
  93. Lower the vehicle.
  94.  
  95. Install the coolant recovery reservoir/heater inlet hose to the thermostat housing.
  96.  
  97. Position the coolant recovery reservoir/heater inlet hose clamp at the thermostat housing.
  98.  
  99. Install the heater inlet hose to the thermostat housing.
  100.  
  101. Position the heater inlet hose clamp at the thermostat housing.
  102.  
  103. Connect the engine wiring harness electrical connector to the transaxle auxiliary pump module.
  104.  
  105. Install the alternator control module coolant hose to the alternator control module.
  106.  
  107. Position the alternator control module coolant hose clamp at the alternator control module.
  108.  
  109. Reposition the radiator inlet hose clamp.
  110.  
  111. Remove the radiator inlet hose from the cylinder head.
  112.  
  113. Remove the radiator outlet hose.
  114.  
  115. Position and install the coolant recovery inlet hose to the cylinder head.
  116.  
  117. Install the coolant recovery inlet pipe clip to the fuel rail.
  118.  
  119. Install the coolant recovery inlet hose clamp at the cylinder head.
  120.  
  121. Position and install the vacuum brake booster hose to the intake manifold.
  122.  
  123. Position the vacuum brake booster hose clamp at the intake manifold.
  124.  
  125. Install the alternator starter.
  126.  
  127. Install the battery tray.
  128.  
  129. Install the transaxle shift cable clip to the fuel line bracket.
  130.  
  131. Install the fuel feed pipe clip to the fuel line bracket.
  132.  
  133. Connect the EVAP line quick connect fitting to the EVAP purge solenoid.
  134.  
  135. Connect the fuel feed pipe quick connect fitting at the fuel rail.
  136.  
  137. Install the air cleaner assembly.
  138.  
  139. Fill the transaxle with the proper amount of fluid.
  140.  
  141. Refill the engine with the proper amount of new oil.
  142.  
  143. Start the engine and allow the engine to run, inspect for leaks. Repair as necessary.
  144.  

3.5L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Place the wheels in the straight forward position, remove the key from the ignition.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the battery cables.
  6.  
  7. Remove the air cleaner assembly.
  8.  
  9. Secure the cooling module to the upper body structure.
  10.  
  11. Remove the battery and battery tray.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the transaxle shifter cable.
  14.  
  15. Disconnect the wiring harness from the underhood junction block.
  16.  
  17. Evacuate the A/C system.
  18.  
  19. Drain the cooling system.
  20.  
  21. Remove the Powertrain Control Module (PCM).
  22.  
  23. Remove the A/C low pressure tube at the front lift bracket.
  24.  
  25. Disconnect the alternator positive cable and the A/C high pressure switch harness.
  26.  
  27. Remove the A/C tube from the compressor.
  28.  
  29. Disconnect the A/C line from the condenser to the compressor.
  30.  
  31. Disconnect the coolant reservoir hose from the engine.
  32.  
  33. Disconnect the radiator inlet and outlet hoses at the engine.
  34.  
  35. Disconnect the heater hoses.
  36.  
  37. Remove the starter positive cable.
  38.  
  39. Relieve the fuel pressure.
  40.  
  41. Disconnect the fuel feed line.
  42.  
  43. Disconnect the fuel Evaporative Emission (EVAP) line.
  44.  
  45. Remove the lower transaxle-to-engine bolts.
  46.  
  47. Remove the PTU as follows:
    1. Remove the propeller shaft.
    2.  
    3. Drain the transfer case oil.
    4.  
    5. Remove the exhaust cross-under pipe.
    6.  
    7. Remove the vent tube clamp.
    8.  
    9. Remove the vent tube from the transfer case.
    10.  
    11. Remove the transfer case.
      NOTE
      When removing the transfer case/output shaft, do not use excessive force or damage to the bushings may occur.

    12.  
    13. Remove the transfer case from the transaxle .
    14.  

  48.  
  49. Remove the torque converter inspection cover.
  50.  
  51. Remove the torque converter to flywheel bolts.
  52.  
  53. Remove the front wheels.
  54.  
  55. Remove the left inner liner.
  56.  
  57. Disconnect the transaxle cooler lines from the transaxle and bracket.
  58.  
  59. Remove the tie rod ends from the steering knuckles.
  60.  
  61. Remove the stabilizer bar links.
  62.  
  63. Disconnect the lower ball joints.
  64.  
  65. Remove the axle shaft nuts.
  66.  
  67. Disconnect the intermediate shaft from the steering gear.
  68.  
  69. Remove the front exhaust pipe.
  70.  
  71. Remove the 3 front fender pushpins to allow the front fender to flex.
  72.  
  73. Matchmark the frame to the body position for installation purposes.
  74.  
  75. Support the engine in the cradle with wood blocks.
  76.  
  77. Disconnect the front engine mount from the body.
  78.  
  79. Lower the vehicle to 3 feet off the ground in order to position an engine support table such as J 39580 under the frame.
  80.  
  81. Remove the cradle bolts.
  82.  
  83. Lower the table to the floor slowly.
  84.  
  85. Remove the starter.
  86.  
  87. Remove the A/C compressor.
  88.  
  89. Remove the alternator.
  90.  
  91. Remove the front covers.
  92.  
  93. Remove the rocker covers.
  94.  
  95. Remove the catalytic converters.
  96.  
  97. Remove the timing belt.
  98.  
  99. Remove the cylinder heads.
  100.  
  101. Remove the front engine mount from the engine.
  102.  
  103. Remove the right engine mount.
  104.  
  105. Separate the engine from the transaxle.
  106.  

To install:

  1. Attach the engine to the transaxle.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    The right engine mount
     
    The front engine mount to the engine
     
    The cylinder heads
     
    The timing belt
     
    The catalytic converters
     
    The rocker covers
     
    The front covers
     
    The alternator
     
    The A/C compressor
     
    The starter
     
    The engine and transaxle assembly in the vehicle
     
    The cradle bolts. Tighten the bolts to 114 ft. lbs. (155 Nm)
     

  4.  
  5. Remove the lift table.
  6.  
  7. Install the front engine mount bolts to the body. Tighten the transaxle mount-to-frame bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm) and the transaxle mount-to-bracket through bolt, while aligning the transaxle mount to the bracket to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Remove the wood blocks from the cradle.
  10.  
  11. Install the lower transaxle-to-engine bolts and tighten to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Install the PTU as follows:
    1. Install the transfer case to the transaxle and tighten the bolts to 38 ft. lbs. (51 Nm).
    2.  

  14.  
  15. Install the vent hose and the clamp to the transfer case.
  16.  
  17. Install the exhaust cross-under pipe.
  18.  
  19. Remove the transfer case check plug and fill the transfer case with synthetic gear oil.
  20.  
  21. Install the check plug and gasket to the case and tighten to 33 ft. lbs. (44 Nm).
  22.  
  23. Install the torque converter-to-flywheel bolts and tighten to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm).
  24.  
  25. Install the torque converter inspection cover and tighten to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm).
  26.  
  27. Install the 3 front fender push-pins
  28.  
  29. Install the front exhaust pipe.
  30.  
  31. Connect the intermediate shaft from the steering gear.
  32.  
  33. Install the propeller shaft.
  34.  
  35. Install the axle shaft nuts.
  36.  
  37. Connect the lower ball joints.
  38.  
  39. Install the stabilizer bar links.
  40.  
  41. Install tie rod ends to the steering knuckles.
  42.  
  43. Connect the transaxle cooler lines to the transaxle and bracket.
  44.  
  45. Install the left inner liner.
  46.  
  47. Install the front tires.
  48.  
  49. Install the fuel EVAP line.
  50.  
  51. Connect the fuel feed line.
  52.  
  53. Connect the starter positive cable.
  54.  
  55. Install the heater hoses.
  56.  
  57. Connect the radiator hoses to the engine.
  58.  
  59. Attach the A/C tube to the A/C compressor.
  60.  
  61. Connect the coolant reservoir hose.
  62.  
  63. Connect the A/C line from the condenser to compressor.
  64.  
  65. Connect the A/C high pressure switch harness.
  66.  
  67. Connect the alternator wiring.
  68.  
  69. Install the A/C lower pressure tube at the front lift bracket.
  70.  
  71. Install the PCM.
  72.  
  73. Connect the radiator hoses to the engine.
  74.  
  75. Fill the cooling system.
  76.  
  77. Connect the wiring harness to the underhood junction block.
  78.  
  79. Connect the transaxle shifter cable.
  80.  
  81. Remove the cooling module support.
  82.  
  83. Install the battery tray and battery.
  84.  
  85. Install the air cleaner assembly and ducts.
  86.  
  87. Connect the positive and negative battery cables.
  88.  

 
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