Download COMPONENT DISASSEMBLY 1. Drain the coolant and disconnect the upper radiator hose. 2. Remove the breather hose (between the air cleaner and the head cover). 3. Remove the air-intake hose. 4. Remove the vacuum hose, fuel hose and coolant hose 5. Remove the cables from the spark plugs . The cables should be removed by holding the boot portion. 6. Remove the ignition coil. 7. Remove the power steering oil pump and bracket. 8. Remove the intake manifold . 9. Remove the heat protector and exhaust manifold assembly. 10. Remove the coolant pump pulley and the crankshaft pulley. 11. Remove the timing belt cover. 12. Remove the timing belt tensioner pulley. 13. Remove the timing belt . 14. Remove the head cover and cam carrier assembly. 15. Remove the cylinder head assembly. The cylinder head bolts should be removed by using Special Tool, Cylinder Head Bolt Wrench, in the sequence as shown in the illustration in two or three steps.… Read More
2003 Pontiac Bonneville Ssei Cylinder Head Torque Diagram
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Download 1995 Ford Truck F 150 2WD Pickup V8-302 5.0L Cylinder Head Bolts: Technical Service Bulletins New Cylinder Head Bolt – Service Tips. ENGINE – 5.0L – NEW TORQUE-TO-YIELD CYLINDER HEAD BOLT KIT AND NEW PROCEDURES – SERVICE TIP FORD: 1988 THUNDERBIRD 1988-91 CROWN VICTORIA 1988-95 MUSTANG 1991-93 THUNDERBIRD LINCOLN-MERCURY: 1988 COUGAR 1988-90 TOWN CAR 1988-91 GRAND MARQUIS 1988-92 MARK VII 1991-93 COUGAR LIGHT TRUCK: 1988-95 BRONCO, ECONOLINE, F-150-350 SERIES ISSUE: In 1992, the type of cylinder head bolts used on the 5.0L engines was changed to the torque-to-yield bolts. Depending on the build date of the engine, the 1992 model year engines came with either torque-to-yield bolts or standard torque, not a combination of the two (2) . In 1993, torque-to-yield bolts were used on all 5.OL engines. ACTION: Refer to the following for proper bolt identification, usage and torque specifications. ^The two (2) types of bolts being used are physically different.… Read More
Filed Under (Ford) by Doe Namblas on 24-02-2014
Download If reusing the head gasket: 1. Reference the supplied diagram for head bolt removal and tightening. Find the bolt corresponding to #1 on the diagram, and remove it. 2. Use a bottoming tap to clean the hole and remove all debris from the hole. Apply a small dab of engine oil to the stud threads that will go into the engine block and install the stud into the hole by hand and verify that the chamfered shoulder of the stud bottoms out in the block. If it doesn’t, re-tap the hole. Only tighten the stud finger tight. 3. Apply a conservative amount of Moly Assembly Lube to the exposed stud threads, as well as both sides of the washer, and torque to 90 ft-lb, loosen, torque to 90 ft-lb, loosen, torque to 130 ft-lb and stop. 4. Perform steps 1-3 for bolt #2 on the diagram. Continue in this order until the head studs labeled 1-10 on the torque sequence diagram have been torqued to 130 ft-lb.… Read More
Filed Under (Acura) by Doe Namblas on 02-01-2014
Download SYMPTOM The vehicle shudders or vibrates between 35 and 40 mph. PROBABLE CAUSE The torque converter is faulty. CORRECTIVE ACTION Replace the torque converter, or the torque converter and the transmission, and update the PCM with the HDS. NOTE: You must update the PCM to complete the repair. PARTS INFORMATION Torque Converter: P/N 26000-RDJ-315. DIAGNOSIS 1. To confirm the client’s complaint, test-drive the vehicle on a smooth road, preferably with a slight incline. Set the cruise control between 35 and 40 mph, and monitor the engine rpm using the vehicle’s tachometer, or use the HDS to take a snapshot of the engine rpm. 2. If the engine speed fluctuates several hundred rpm while maintaining a constant vehicle speed, disconnect the EGR valve and retest the vehicle. •If the fluctuation is gone, refer to the EGR troubleshooting in the service manual. •If the engine rpm still fluctuates, and the transmission does not have any other symptoms (shifting problems, slipping, transmission DTCs) go to step 3.… Read More
Filed Under (Ford) by Doe Namblas on 16-03-2014
Download FORD: MERCURY: 2009 Escape 2009 Mariner This article supersedes TSB 09-11-6 to update the b. Isolate noise to LH – Listen to the cylinders Service Procedure and Part List. 4 and 6 valve cover fasteners (number 6 is by the coolant pump). There will be a ISSUE significant difference in transmitted noise Some 2009 Escape and Mariner vehicles, equipped between the cylinder 4 and 6 fasteners with 3.0L engine, may exhibit an intermittent when noise is present. Noise from LH – go knocking or thumping type noise from the cylinder to Step 4. head. After engine temperature reaches 210-220 °F NOTE (99-104 °C), the noise is typically heard from the THE RH AND LH NOISES HAVE DIFFERENT rear of the engine as the vehicle comes to a stop. CAUSES. FOLLOW ALL STEPS CAREFULLY FOR An example would be coming to a stop at the end PROPER DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR. of a highway exit ramp.… Read More
Filed Under (Ford) by Doe Namblas on 01-01-2014
Download INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS : 1. The C460 cylinder heads require all new valves and rocker arms. There is no interchangeability with earlier Ford Racing valves and rocker arm systems. A list of component parts released for these cylinder heads is attached. 2. Steel valves are available from Manley. Titanium valves can be ordered from Manley, CV Products or Del West. Recommended valve sizes are as follows: Intake – 6.475″ overall length with hardened tip • 2.400″ head diameter (steel) • 2.450″ head diameter (titanium) • 11/32″ stem • Single keeper groove for 10° keeper • Seat width .125″ • Margin .090″ Exhaust – 6.375″ overall length with hardened tip • 1.900″ head diameter maximum (see #3 below) • 11/32″ stem • Single keeper groove for 10° keeper • Seat width .125″ • Margin .090″ 3. Recommended cylinder bore size is 4.600″. The cylinder head has been designed to produce maximum power.… Read More
Filed Under (Chevrolet (Chevy)) by Doe Namblas on 31-12-2013
Download 2004 Chevrolet Chevy Suburban – 4WD | Avalanche, Escalade, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon (VIN C/K) Service Manual. Information on Gradual Coolant Loss Over Time with No Evidence of Leak Found. Models: 2004-2006 Buick Rainier 2001-2006 Cadillac Escalade Models 2001-2006 Chevrolet Avalanche, Blazer, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, TrailBlazer Models 2001-2006 GMC Envoy, Jimmy, Sierra, Yukon Models 2001-2004 Oldsmobile Bravada 2005-2006 Saab 9-7X with 4.8L or 5.3L VORTEC® GEN III, GEN IV V8 Engine (VINs V, T, M, B, Z – – RPOs LR4, LM7, LH6, L33, L59) Some vehicles may experience a gradual coolant loss over time. A very low percentage of cylinder head(s) manufactured with an embossed Castech logo may develop a porosity crack in a very specific area. Inspect the cylinder head assembly to determine if the casting was manufactured by Castech. This can be accomplished by inspecting for their casting logo located on top of the intake port, under the rocker arm support rail and in the spring deck cavity portion of the cylinder head.… Read More
Filed Under (Honda) by Doe Namblas on 05-12-2013
Download Tools required for installation: 1/2”, 14mm wrench 5/16”, 1/2”, 12mm, 14mm Socket & Extension 5/16” Nutdriver or Flatblade Screwdriver. STOCK EXHAUST SYSTEM REMOVAL 1. Remove frame cover. 2. Remove right side footpeg assembly held in place by two bolts (Figure 1). 3. Remove exhaust port nuts. 4. Remove bolts securing rear muffler to exhaust system mounting bracket. 5. Remove complete exhaust system. Begin by lifting muffler out of mounting bracket locating hole (Assistance may be required). 6. Check condition of stock exhaust gaskets. Replace if damaged or worn. 7. Remove two bolts attaching stock exhaust mounting bracket to frame. VANCE & HINES EXHAUST SYSTEM INSTALLATION 1. Install mounting bracket (stamped 359-P) in the original bracket mounting position, using two 10mm bolts and one 10mm nut (supplied)(Figure 2). 2. Remove head pipes and heat shields from protective packaging. Place each heat shield on a non-abrasive surface such as a blanket or carpet.… Read More
Download 2002 Cadillac DeVille DHS V8-4.6L VIN Y Recall – Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor Malfunction. Product Safety – Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor # 03038A – (03/17/2004) 03038A — Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor 2002-2003 Cadillac DeVille, Seville Equipped with V8 (4.6L) Engine (LD8/L37) 2002-2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Equipped with V8 (4.0L) Engine (L47) 2002-2003 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi This bulletin is being revised to remove the parts restriction on the fuel tank and eliminate the need for the recall identification label. Please discard bulletin 03035, issued October 2003. Condition General Motors has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists in certain 2002-2003 model year Cadillac DeVille and Seville vehicles equipped with a V8 (4.6L) engine (LD8/L37), Oldsmobile Aurora vehicles equipped with a V8 (4.0L) engine (L47), and Pontiac Bonneville SSEi vehicles. The fuel tank pressure sensors in these vehicles are unusually susceptible to malfunctions. If the sensor malfunctions, excessive vacuum can be applied to the fuel tank during self-diagnostic testing.… Read More
Filed Under (Other Manuals) by Doe Namblas on 25-12-2013
Download odels: 1995-1996 Buick Roadmaster 1995-1999 Buick LeSabre 1995-2004 Buick Century, Regal 1995-2005 Buick Park Avenue 1996-1999 Buick Riviera, Skylark 2004-2005 Buick Rainier 1995-1999 Chevrolet Lumina, Monte Carlo, Fullsize Pickup Models (Old Style) 1995-2005 Chevrolet Blazer 1996 Chevrolet Lumina APV 1996-1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 1996-2000 Chevrolet Express Van 1996-2002 Chevrolet Astro Van 1997-2002 Chevrolet Camaro 1997-2003 Chevrolet Malibu 1997-2005 Chevrolet Corvette, Venture 2000-2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2002-2005 Chevrolet Avalanche, TrailBlazer, TrailBlazer EXT 2003-2005 Chevrolet SSR 2004-2005 Chevrolet Classic, Colorado 1995-1999 GMC Fullsize Pickup Models (Old Style) 1995-2002 GMC Jimmy 1996-2000 GMC Savana Van 1996-2002 GMC Safari Van 2000-2005 GMC Sierra 2002-2005 GMC Envoy, Envoy XL 2004-2005 GMC Canyon, Envoy XUV 1995-1999 Oldsmobile Aurora, Eighty Eight 1995-1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 1999-2004 Oldsmobile Alero 1998-2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue 1995-1996 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight 1996-1999 Oldsmobile Achieva 1996-2004 Oldsmobile Bravada, Silhouette 1995-1999 Pontiac Bonneville, Sunfire 1995-2002 Pontiac Firebird 1995-2005 Pontiac Grand Prix 1996-1997 Pontiac Trans Sport 1996-2000 Pontiac Grand Am 1997-2005 Pontiac Montana 2003-2005 HUMMER H2.… Read More