Cylinder Head RemovalNOTE:
- Use fender covers to avoid damaging painted surfaces.
- To avoid damage, unplug the wiring connectors carefully while holding the connector portion.
- To avoid damaging the cylinder head, wait until the engine coolant temperature drops below 38 °C (100 °F) before loosening the cylinder head bolts.
- 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.||Relieve fuel pressure.|
|2.||Drain the engine coolant.|
|3.||Remove the air cleaner housing.|
|4.||Remove the drive belt.|
|5.||Remove the intake manifold.|
|6.||Remove the exhaust manifold.|
|7.||Remove the evaporative emission (EVAP) canister hose (A) and brake booster vacuum hose (B).|
|8.||Remove the quick-connect fitting cover (A), then disconnect the fuel feed hose.|
|9.||Remove the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) hose (A) and ground cable (B).|
|10.||Remove the harness holder (A) from the bracket, then remove the harness holder bracket (B).|
|11.||Remove the upper radiator hose (A) and heater hoses (B).|
|12.||Remove the bolt (A) securing the connecting pipe.|
|13.||Remove the water bypass hose (B).|
|14.||Remove the engine wire harness connectors and wire harness clamps from the cylinder head.|
|15.||Remove the cam chain.|
|16.||Remove the rocker arm assembly.|
|17.||Remove the cylinder head bolts. To prevent warpage, unscrew the bolts in sequence 1/3 turn at a time; repeat the sequence until all bolts are loosened.|
|18.||Remove the cylinder head.|