do you have to lift the engine up to replace intake manifold gasket on 2004 Chevrolet Blazer

slow leak from intake manifold gasket

by in Worcester, MA on April 27, 2011
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3 answers
ANSWER by , April 27, 2011
Properly relieve the fuel system pressure. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Drain the engine cooling system. Remove or disconnect the following: Air cleaner outlet duct A/C compressor pressure switch electrical connector Harness clip from the cylinder head and fuel raid Mass Airflow/Intake Air Temperature sensor connector Disconnect the electrical connectors from the following: Main coil Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Fuel injectors. Matchmark the connectors, pull the Connector Position Assurance (CPA) retainer up 1 click. Push the tab on the connector in, then detach the injector connector. Alternator connector Evaporative emission (EVAP) purge solenoid electrical connector Knock Sensor (KS) electrical connector Main coil Fuel injector electrical connector Electrical harness clips from the fuel rail KS harness electrical connector from the intake manifold Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve hose and valve Heater water shutoff valve actuator inlet hose from the intake manifold EVAP purge solenoid vent tube Vacuum brake booster hose from the rear of the intake manifold Upper engine wire harness retainer nut. Position the wire harness aside. Intake manifold bolts Intake manifold and gaskets. Discard the gaskets.
ANSWER by , April 27, 2011
the simple answer is no, it does not have to be raised. Roy
ANSWER by , April 27, 2011
Repairs are done with the engine left in it's normal position, the intake is removed from the top. Major repair that could have consequenses if not done correctly.