Question about 2002 Dodge Intrepid
300M, Concorde, Intrepid, LHS, 1998-2004 - Cylinder Head
Removal & Installation
NOTE Place shop rags in the openings to prevent debris from entering the engine.
Negative battery cable Accessory drive belts Crankshaft damper Intake plenum, lower intake manifold and exhaust manifold Valve and timing chain covers Coolant connections for the cylinder heads
WARNING Be sure the head bolts 9-11 are removed before attempting to remove the cylinder head, the head and/or block may be damaged.
Primary timing chain Camshaft bearing caps, gradually, in the reverse order of the tightening sequence Camshafts Cylinder head bolts in reverse order of installation starting with bolts 11-9, then 8-1 Cylinder head(s)
Fig. Camshaft bolt tightening sequence-2.7L engine
Fig. Cylinder head bolt tightening sequence-2.7L engine
WARNING Due to the cylinder head bolt torque method used, it is imperative that the bolt threads be inspected for necking (stretching) prior to installation. If the threads are necked down, the bolt should be replaced. Failure to do so may result in parts failure or damage.
Camshafts, timing chain and sprockets Water connections to the cylinder head Valve and timing chain covers Crankshaft damper and torque the center bolt to 125 ft. lbs. (170 Nm) Lower intake manifold and intake plenum Exhaust manifolds Accessory drive belts Negative battery cable
Posted on Apr 13, 2010
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