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1998 Chrysler Cirrus Question: How do I remove Plenum?

 

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keda1957, 2.5L V6, Drexel Hill, PA, March 31, 2011, 04:51
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Need to replace wires. Three of them are below the plenum. Can I work around that or do I need to remove the plenum and replace the gasket? How do I do that without really fouling thigs ukp?

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    April 11, 2011, 12:21
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    1.Disconnect negative cable from auxiliary jumper terminal Auxiliary Jumper Terminal
    WARNING: RELEASE FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE BEFORE SERVICING FUEL SYSTEM COMPONENTS. SERVICE VEHICLES IN WELL VENTILATED AREAS AND AVOID IGNITION SOURCES. NEVER SMOKE WHILE SERVICING THE VEHICLE.
    2.Release fuel system pressure.
    WARNING: WRAP SHOP TOWELS AROUND HOSE TO CATCH ANY GASOLINE SPILLAGE.
    3.Disconnect fuel supply tube from rail.
    4.Unplug connectors from MAP and intake air temperature sensors Intake Manifold Sensors and Left Manifold Support Bolt
    5.Remove plenum support bracket bolt located rearward of MAP sensor Intake Manifold Sensors and Left Manifold Support Bolt
    6.Remove bolt holding air inlet resonator to intake manifold Air Inlet Resonator
    7.Loosen throttle body air inlet hose clamp.
    8.Release snaps holding air cleaner housing cover to housing.
    9.Remove air cleaner cover and inlet hoses from engine.
    10.Unplug TPS and idle air control motor connectors Throttle Position Sensor and Idle Air Control Motor
    11.Squeeze retainer tab on throttle cable and slide cable out of bracket Throttle Cable Attachment
    12.Slide Speed control cable out of bracket, if equipped Throttle Cable Attachment
    13.Remove EGR tube from intake manifold EGR Tube and Right Manifold Support Bolt
    14.Remove plenum support bracket bolt located rearward of EGR tube EGR Tube and Right Manifold Support Bolt
    15.Remove 7 bolts holding upper intake plenum and remove plenum Intake

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