Sunday, March 11, 2012

Cylinder Head Removal on 2007 Ford Taurus?

The instructions are similar for 2006 and 2007 ford Taurus Car models.


Cylinder Head
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION


Details are as follows :---

3.0L (VIN U, 2) Engines
Left Side
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Remove the lower intake manifold.
  3. Remove the accessory drive belt.
  4. Remove the retainers and the engine anti-roll strut brace.
  5. Disconnect the alternator electrical connections.
  6. Remove the retainers and the alternator.
  7. Remove the bolt and the drive belt idler pulley.
  8. Remove the bolt and the drive belt tensioner pulley.
  9. Remove the spark plug wires.
  10. Remove the exhaust manifold.
  11. Remove the power steering pump and bracket assembly as follows:.
    1. Disconnect the power steering return hose.
    2. Remove the bolt.
    3. Remove the two nuts.
  12. Remove the eight cylinder head bolts.
  13. Remove the cylinder heads.
  14. Remove and discard the head gasket.
To install:
  1. Using metal surface cleaner, clean the cylinder head sealing surfaces.
    NOTE
    The "V" notch in the cylinder head gasket faces the front of the engine.
  2. Install a new cylinder head gasket.
  3. Install the cylinder head.
  4. Install the bolts. Tighten the bolts in five steps in the sequence shown.
    1. Step 1: Tighten to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
    2. Step 2: Loosen the bolts one full turn.
    3. Step 3: Tighten to 22 ft. lbs (30 Nm).
    4. Step 4: Rotate each bolt 90 degrees.
    5. Step 5: Rotate each bolt an additional 90 degrees. Install the bolts. Tighten the bolts in five stages in the sequence shown. Stage 1: Tighten to 50 Nm (37 lb-ft). Stage 2: Loosen the bolts one full turn. Stage 3: Tighten to 30 Nm (22 lb-ft). Stage 4: Rotate an additional 90 degrees. Stage 5: Rotate an additional 90 degrees.
  5. Install the power steering pump and bracket assembly as follows:
    1. Install the bolt and the two nuts. Tighten to 35 ft. lbs. (48 Nm).
    2. Connect the power steering return hose.
  6. Install the exhaust manifold.
  7. Install the spark plug wires.
  8. Install the drive belt tensioner and bolt. Tighten to 35 ft. lbs. (48 Nm).
  9. Install the drive belt idler pulley and bolt. Tighten to 35 ft. lbs. (48 Nm).
  10. Install the alternator and the retainers.
  11. Connect the alternator electrical connections.
  12. Install the engine anti-roll strut brace and the retainers. Tighten to 35 ft. lbs. (48 Nm).
  13. Install the accessory drive belt.
  14. Install the lower intake manifold.
Right Side
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Remove the lower intake manifold.
  3. Disconnect the Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor connector.
  4. Disconnect the Heated Oxygen (HO 2 S) sensor connector.
  5. Remove the nut and disconnect the wiring harness ground connections.
  6. Loosen the bolt and disconnect the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) electrical connector.
  7. Disconnect the Evaporative Emissions (EVAP) canister purge valve electrical connector.
  8. Disconnect the spark plug wires and position the wires aside.
  9. Loosen the nut and disconnect the Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) tube.
  10. Remove the three bolts and the exhaust manifold heat shield.
  11. Loosen the exhaust manifold-to-catalytic converter bolts.
  12. Remove the six exhaust manifold-to-cylinder head bolts.
  13. Disconnect the engine wire harness locator.
  14. Remove the bolt and separate the catalytic converter heat shield from the cylinder head.
  15. Remove the eight cylinder head bolts.
  16. Remove the cylinder head.
  17. Remove and discard the head gasket.
To install:
  1. Using metal surface cleaner, clean the cylinder head sealing surfaces.
    NOTE
    The "V" notch in the cylinder head gasket faces the front of the engine.
  2. Install a new cylinder head gasket.
  3. Install the cylinder head.
  4. Install the bolts. Tighten the bolts in five steps in the sequence shown.
    1. Step 1: Tighten to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
    2. Step 2: Loosen the bolts one full turn.
    3. Step 3: Tighten to 22 ft. lbs (30 Nm).
    4. Step 4: Rotate each bolt 90 degrees.
    5. Step 5: Rotate each bolt an additional 90 degrees.

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      Fig. Cylinder head torque sequence, right side show, left side similar-3.0L (VIN U, 2) models
  5. Install the catalytic converter heat shield and wire harness ground connection.
  6. Position the wiring harness and install the harness locator.
  7. Install the exhaust manifold.
  8. Tighten the exhaust manifold-to-catalytic converter bolts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  9. Install the exhaust manifold heat shield.
  10. Install the EGR tube and tighten to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  11. Connect the spark plug wires.
  12. Connect the EVAP canister purge valve electrical connector.
  13. Connect the PCM electrical connector.
  14. Connect the wire harness ground connections.
  15. Connect the HO 2 S sensor electrical connector.
  16. Connect the CKP electrical connector.
  17. Install the lower intake manifold.
3.0L DOHC VIN S Engine
Left Side
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Release the fuel system pressure.
  3. Drain and recycle the engine coolant.
  4. Remove the water pump bypass tube.
  5. Remove the exhaust manifold-to-pipe nuts.
  6. Remove the water pump.
  7. Remove the lower intake manifold.
  8. Remove the camshafts.
  9. Install and engine support tool and lower the engine until it is aligned with the A/C compressor bracket, and finger-tighten the four bolts.
  10. Remove the engine support tool.
  11. Remove the camshaft followers.
  12. Remove the hydraulic lash adjusters.
  13. Remove the nuts and remove the exhaust manifold and discard the gasket.
  14. Remove the dipstick tube.
  15. Inspect and, if necessary, install a new O-ring seal.
  16. Remove the left hand cylinder block drain plug.
    NOTE
    New cylinder head bolts must be installed. They are torque-to-yield designed and cannot be reused.
  17. Remove the bolts in the sequence shown and remove the cylinder head.
  18. Discard the gasket and the bolts.
To install:
  1. Position the cylinder head, gasket and install the bolts in the sequence shown in six steps:
    1. Step 1: Tighten to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
    2. Step 2: Tighten bolts 90 degrees.
    3. Step 3: Loosen one full turn.
    4. Step 4: Tighten to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
    5. Step 5: Tighten 90 degrees.
    6. Step 6: Tighten 90 degrees.
  2. Install the cylinder block drain plug and tighten to 49 ft. lbs. (67 Nm).
    NOTE
    Lubricate the oil dipstick tube O-ring with clean engine oil.
  3. Install the oil dipstick tube and the nut.
  4. Position a new gasket and install the exhaust manifold nuts.
  5. Install the hydraulic lash adjusters. Lubricate the hydraulic lash adjusters with clean engine oil prior to installation.
  6. Install the camshaft followers. Lubricate the camshaft followers with clean engine oil prior to installation
  7. Install the engine support tool.
  8. Remove the four A/C compressor bracket bolts.
  9. Using the engine support tool, raise the engine away from the A/C compressor bracket.
  10. Install the camshafts.
  11. Install the lower intake manifold.
  12. Install the water pump.
  13. Install the exhaust manifold-to-pipe nuts.
  14. Install the water pump bypass tube.
  15. Run the engine and check for leaks.
Right Side
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Release the fuel system pressure.
  3. Remove the water pump bypass tube.
  4. Remove the rear support brace.
  5. Remove the lower intake manifold.
  6. Remove the camshafts.
  7. Install and engine support tool and lower the engine until it is aligned with the A/C compressor bracket, and finger-tighten the four bolts.
  8. Remove the engine support tool.
  9. Remove the exhaust manifold-to-pipe bolts.
  10. Disconnect the Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) tube from the exhaust manifold.
  11. Remove the bolt and the ground wire.
  12. Remove the camshaft followers.
  13. Remove the hydraulic lash adjusters.
  14. Remove the nuts and remove the exhaust manifold and discard the gasket.
  15. Remove the right hand cylinder block drain plug.
    NOTE
    New cylinder head bolts must be installed. They are torque-to-yield designed and cannot be reused.
  16. Remove the bolts in the sequence shown and remove the cylinder head.
  17. Discard the gasket and the bolts.
To install:
  1. Position the cylinder head, gasket and install the bolts in the sequence shown in six steps: Tighten the bolts in six Steps.
    1. Step 1: Tighten to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
    2. Step 2: Tighten bolts 90 degrees.
    3. Step 3: Loosen one full turn.
    4. Step 4: Tighten to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
    5. Step 5: Tighten 90 degrees.
    6. Step 6: Tighten 90 degrees.
  2. Install the cylinder block drain plug and tighten to 49 ft. lbs. (67 Nm).
  3. Position a new gasket and install the exhaust manifold nuts.
  4. Install the hydraulic lash adjusters. Lubricate the hydraulic lash adjusters with clean engine oil prior to installation.
  5. Install the camshaft followers. Lubricate the camshaft followers with clean engine oil prior to installation
  6. Install the ground wire and bolt.
  7. Connect the EGR tube to the exhaust manifold. Tighten to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  8. Install the exhaust manifold-to-pipe bolts. Tighten to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  9. Install the engine support tool.
  10. Remove the four A/C compressor bracket bolts.
  11. Using the engine support tool, raise the engine away from the A/C compressor bracket.
  12. Install the camshafts.
  13. Install the lower intake manifold.
  14. Install the rear support brace. Tighten to 35 ft. lbs. (47 Nm).
  15. Install the water pump bypass tube.
  16. Run the engine and check for leaks.


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