tC 2007

Intake Manifold

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Drain the cooling system.
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  5. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
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  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Hood
     
    Engine appearance cover
     
    Wiper arm assembly
     
    Top cowl seal
     
    Left-hand top cowl ventilator louver
     
    Wiper linkage assembly
     
    Top outer cowl panel
     
    Left-hand cowl body mounting bracket
     
    Air intake assembly
     
    Throttle body
     
    Fuel rail
     
    Water by-pass hoses from the throttle body
     
    Intake manifold and gasket

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    Fig. Intake manifold fastener location and loosening sequence-2.4L Engine

     

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To install:

  1. Install a new gasket into the intake manifold.
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  3. Install the intake manifold and tighten fasteners in sequence to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).

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    Fig. Intake manifold fastener torque sequence-2.4L Engine

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  5. Install or connect the following:

    Water bypass hoses from the throttle body
     
    Fuel rail
     
    Throttle body. Tighten bolts to 22 ft lbs. (30 Nm).
     
    Air intake assembly
     

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  7. The remainder of the installation is the reverse order of removal.
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  9. Refill the cooling system to the correct level.
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  11. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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