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VARIABLE TUMBLE SHUTTER VALVE ACTUATOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF]

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1. Remove the battery cover.
2. Disconnect the negative battery cable. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
3. Remove the throttle body. (See INTAKE-AIR SYSTEM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
4. Disconnect the quick release connector. (See QUICK RELEASE CONNECTOR (EMISSION SYSTEM) REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
5. Remove the plug hole plate. (See PLUG HOLE PLATE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
6. Remove the service hole cover.
a. Remove the front suspension tower bar (joint), (right side) and (left side). (See .)
b. Remove the wiper arm. (See WIPER ARM AND BLADE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
c. Remove the cowl grille. (See COWL GRILLE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
d. Remove the side cowl grille. (See SIDE COWL GRILLE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
e. Remove the service hole cover. (See EGR VALVE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
7. Remove the harness bracket.

8. Remove the under cover. (See .)
9. Follow “BEFORE SERVICE PRECAUTION” before performing any work operations to prevent fuel from spilling from the fuel system. (See BEFORE SERVICE PRECAUTION [LF].)
10. Disconnect the quick release connector from the fuel distributor. (See QUICK RELEASE CONNECTOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
11. Remove the fuel distributor. (See FUEL INJECTOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
12. Remove the dynamic chamber. (See INTAKE-AIR SYSTEM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
13. Remove the intake manifold. (See INTAKE-AIR SYSTEM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
14. Remove in the order indicated in the table.



1

Vacuum hose

2

Variable tumble shutter valve actuator

(See Variable Tumble Shutter Valve Actuator Removal Note.)

(See Variable Tumble Shutter Valve Actuator Installation Note.)


15. Install in the reverse order of removal.
Variable Tumble Shutter Valve Actuator Removal Note
1. Disengage the variable tumble shutter valve actuator rod from the intake manifold using a suitable screwdriver or equivalent tool as shown in the figure.

Variable Tumble Shutter Valve Actuator Installation Note
1. Press the variable tumble shutter valve actuator into the variable tumble shutter valve actuator rod and the intake manifold on the opposite side until a click is heard, and install it.


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