Vue 2006-2007

Intake Manifold

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Removal & Installation



2.2L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    The negative battery cable
     
    The Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor electrical connector
     
    The air cleaner assembly
     
    The throttle body electrical connection
     
    The throttle cable and automatic transaxle downshift cable from the throttle body
     
    The throttle body
     
    The intake manifold
     

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To install:

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Fig. Intake manifold mounting-2.2L engine

  1. Install or connect the following:

    The intake manifold with a new gasket and torque the nuts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm) starting from the center and working outward
     
    The throttle body to the intake manifold and torque the bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
     
    The throttle cable and automatic transaxle downshift cable from the throttle body
     
    The throttle body electrical connection
     
    The air cleaner assembly
     
    The IAT sensor electrical connector
     
    The negative battery cable
     

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  3. Start the engine, check for leaks, and repair if necessary.
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3.5L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the outlet resonator/duct assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove the throttle body.
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  7. Disconnect the Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) hoses from the intake manifold.
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  9. Disconnect the brake booster hose from the intake manifold.
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  11. Remove the intake manifold top cover nuts and bolts.
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  13. Remove and discard the intake manifold top cover gasket.
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  15. Remove the Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor .
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  17. Remove the air outlet duct bracket.
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  19. Remove the intake manifold nuts and bolts.
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  21. Remove the intake manifold and gasket and discard the gasket.
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  23. Remove and discard the intake manifold gasket.
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To install:

  1. Install the intake manifold with a new gasket.
  2.  
  3. Install the intake manifold nuts and bolts in using two passes. On the first pass, tighten to 97 inch lbs. (11 Nm) and the second pass to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm) starting in the center and working outwards in a circular pattern.
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  5. Install the outlet duct bracket and nuts and tighten the nuts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
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  7. Install the IAT sensor and tighten to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm).
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  9. Install the intake manifold top cover gasket.
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  11. Install the intake manifold top cover, nuts, and bolts using two passes. On the first pass, tighten to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm) and the second pass to 106 inch. lbs. (12 Nm) starting in the center and working outwards in a circular pattern.
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  13. Install the throttle body.
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  15. Connect the PCV hoses.
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  17. Connect the brake booster hose.
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  19. Install the outlet resonator/duct assembly.
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