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ENGINE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF]

WARNING:

NOTE:

1. Perform “Fuel Line Safety Procedures”. Leave the fuel pump relay removed. (See BEFORE SERVICE PRECAUTION [LF].)
2. Drain the engine coolant. (See ENGINE COOLANT REPLACEMENT [LF].)
3. Remove the following parts:
a. The front wheel and tires (See GENERAL PROCEDURES (SUSPENSION).)
b. The plug hole plate (See PLUG HOLE PLATE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
c. The battery cover, battery, battery box, battery tray and battery duct (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
d. The air cleaner (See INTAKE-AIR SYSTEM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
e. The throttle body (See INTAKE-AIR SYSTEM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
f. The PCM, PCM duct and air cleaner insulator (See PCM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
g. The coolant reserve tank (See COOLANT RESERVE TANK REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
h. The console (See CONSOLE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
4. Disconnect the P/S oil pump hoses and drain the P/S fluid reservoir. (See POWER STEERING OIL PUMP REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
5. Remove the splash shield, under cover and mud guards.
6. Remove the generator duct. (See GENERATOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
7. Drain the transmission oil (MT) or ATF (AT). (See TRANSMISSION OIL REPLACEMENT [M15M-D].) (See TRANSMISSION OIL REPLACEMENT [P66M-D].) (See AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID (ATF) REPLACEMENT [SJ6A-EL].)
8. Disconnect the brake vacuum hose.
9. Disconnect the quick release connector from the dynamic chamber. (See QUICK RELEASE CONNECTOR (EMISSION SYSTEM) REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
10. Disconnect the quick release connector from the fuel distributor. (See BEFORE SERVICE PRECAUTION [LF].) (See QUICK RELEASE CONNECTOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
11. Remove the drive belt. (See DRIVE BELT REPLACEMENT [LF].)
12. Remove the A/C compressor with the pipes connected and secure the A/C compressor using wire or rope so that it is out of the way.
13. Disconnect the water hose and heater hose.
14. Secure the caliper (front) using wire or rope so that it is out of the way.
15. Disconnect the wiring harness.
16. Disconnect front ABS wheel-speed sensor connector. (See FRONT ABS WHEEL-SPEED SENSOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
17. Remove the radiator. (See RADIATOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
18. AT

MT

19. Remove the engine, transmission, and crossmember component using an engine lifter in the order indicated in the table.

WARNING:



1

Tunnel member

2

Member bracket

3

Transverse member

4

Middle pipe

(See EXHAUST SYSTEM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)

5

Power plant frame

(See AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [SJ6A-EL].)

(See AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [SJ6A-EL].)

(See TRANSMISSION REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [P66M-D].)

(See TRANSMISSION REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [P66M-D].)

(See AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [SJ6A-EL].)

(See AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [SJ6A-EL].)

6

Propeller shaft

(See PROPELLER SHAFT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

7

Bolt (Intermediate Shaft)

(See STEERING GEAR AND LINKAGE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

(See STEERING GEAR AND LINKAGE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

8

Engine, transmission, crossmember component

(See ENGINE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)


20. Remove the engine and transmission from the crossmember component lifter in the order indicated in the table by suspending them with a crane.



1

Engine mount rubber

2

Engine mount bracket

3

Engine, transmission

4

Oil pipe, oil hose

(See OIL COOLER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [SJ6A-EL].)


21. Install in the reverse order of removal.
22. Start the engine and inspect and adjust the following:
23. Perform the on-road test and verify that there is no vibration or noise.

Engine, Transmission, Crossmember Component Removal Note

1. Secure the engine, transmission, and crossmember component using an engine lifter.


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