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.||Drain the engine coolant.|
|2.||Relieve fuel pressure.|
|3.||Disconnect the fuel feed hose.|
|4.||Remove the drive belt.|
|5.||Remove the intake manifold.|
|6.||Remove the water bypass hose (A).|
|7.||Remove the exhaust manifold.|
|8.||Remove the cam chain.|
|9.||Remove the engine wire harness connectors and wire harness clamps from the cylinder head.|
|10.||Remove the upper radiator hose (A) and heater hose (B).|
|11.||Remove the harness holder (A) from the bracket, then remove the connecting pipe mounting bolt (B) and brake booster vacuum line mounting bolts (C).|
|12.||Remove the rocker arm assembly.|
|13.||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.|
CYLINDER HEAD BOLTS LOOSENING SEQUENCE:
|14.||Remove the cylinder head.|