Engine Removal

Special Tools Required
Sub hanger stay (  07MAK-PY30100)

Engine tilt hanger set (  07KAK-SJ40101)
Engine hanger stay (  07KAK-SJ40200)

These tools use only for except EU models.

  • Use fender covers to avoid damaging painted surfaces.
  • To avoid damaging the wiring and terminals, unplug the wiring connectors carefully while holding the connector portion.
  • Mark all wiring and hoses to avoid misconnection. Also, be sure that they do not contact other wiring or hoses, or interfere with other parts.

1.Make sure you have the anti-theft code for the radio or the navigation system, then write down the customer's audio presets.

2.Secure the hood in the wide open position (support rod in the lower hole).


3.Relieve the fuel pressure.

4.Disconnect the negative cable from the battery first, then disconnect the positive cable.

5.Remove the battery.

6.Remove the air cleaner housing assembly.

7.Remove the under-cowl panel.

8.Remove the injector cover.


9.Remove the quick-connect fitting cover (A), then disconnect the fuel feed hose.


10.Remove the evaporative emission (EVAP) canister hose (A), brake booster vacuum hose (B), and power steering (P/S) hose clamp (C).


11.Remove the battery cables (A) from the under-hood fuse/relay box.


12.Remove the harness clamps (B).

13.Remove the engine control module (ECM)/ powertrain control module (PCM) cover (A), then remove the three bolts (B) securing the ECM/PCM.


14.Disconnect the ECM/PCM connectors (A) and the engine wire harness connectors (B).


15.Remove the harness clamps (C).

16.Remove the two bolts (A) securing the harness holder, then remove the harness clamp (B) (M/T).


17.Remove the shift cable (M/T):

18.Remove the clutch slave cylinder, and clutch line bracket mounting bolt (M/T):

19.Remove the drive belt.

20.Remove the radiator cap.

21.Raise the vehicle on the hoist to full height.

22.Remove the front wheels.

23.Remove the splash shield.


24.Loosen the drain plug in the radiator, and drain the engine coolant.

25.Drain the engine oil.

26.Drain the transmission fluid:

27.Remove exhaust pipe A.


28.Remove the shift cable (A/T).

29.Separate the stabilizer links.

30.Separate the knuckles from the lower arms.

31.Remove the driveshafts. Coat all precision-finished surfaces with clean engine oil. Tie plastic bags over the driveshaft ends.

32.Remove the power steering (P/S) pump without disconnecting the P/S hoses from the pump (with


33.Remove the steering gearbox bracket.

NOTE: 33 describe steering gearbox removal for the LHD model with hydraulic assisted power steering; RHD model is symmetrical. If you remove the gearbox on the model with electrical power steering, go to 38.


34.Remove the steering gearbox mounting bolt (A), stiffener mounting bolt (B), and stiffener (C).


35.Remove the bolt (D) securing the power steering fluid line bracket.

36.Remove the steering gearbox mounting bolt (A), stiffener mounting bolt (B), and stiffener (C).


37.Remove the bolt (A) securing the power steering fluid line bracket (B), and remove the power steering fluid line (C) from the clamp (D).


38.Remove the steering gearbox bracket mounting bolts.

NOTE: 38 describe gearbox removal for electrical power steering model.


39.Remove the steering gearbox mounting bolt (A), stiffener mounting bolt (B), and stiffener (C).


40.Remove the steering gearbox mounting bolt (A), stiffener mounting bolt (B), and stiffener (C).


41.Remove the bolt securing the harness clamp bracket.


42.Lower the vehicle on the hoist.

43.Remove the radiator.

44.Disconnect the A/C compressor clutch connector (A), then remove the harness clamp (B) (With A/C).


45.Remove the A/C compressor (C) without disconnecting the A/C hoses (With A/C).

46.Remove the heater hoses.


47.Remove the ground cable (A), then install the special tool (Commercially available tool for EU models).


48.Attach the special tools (Commercially available tool for EU models) to the engine as shown.


49.Make sure the hoist brackets are positioned properly. Raise the hoist to full height.

50.Remove the lower torque rod.



51.Make the appropriate reference lines (A) at both ends of the subframe that line up with the body (B).


52.Loosen the mid-stiffener mounting bolts (A) on both sides.


53.Support the front subframe (A) with the wood piece (B) and a jack.


54.Remove the subframe.


55.Make sure the hoist brackets are positioned properly. Lower the vehicle on the hoist.

56.Remove the side engine mount bracket mounting bolt and nut.


57.Remove the transmission mounting bolt and nuts (A).



58.Remove the ground cable (B).

59.Check that the engine/transmission is completely free of vacuum hoses, fuel and coolant hoses, and electrical wiring.

60.Slowly lower the engine/transmission assembly about 150 mm (6 in.). Check once again that all hoses and electrical wiring are disconnected and free from the engine/transmission, then lower it all the way.

61.Disconnect the chain hoist from the engine/ transmission assembly.

62.Raise the vehicle all the way, and remove the engine/transmission assembly from under the vehicle.